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Campus Life - Kamloops News

TRU supports students to spend summer as researchers

May 5, 2020 / 9:52 am

TRU’s UREAP recipients. Missing from photo are Clarence Todd, Devon DeVries, Jared Sonnleitner, Sydney Johnstone, and Zakhary Barone. Nearly two dozen TRU...

Law team creates blog and apps for COVID-19 assistance

Apr 22, 2020 / 2:02 pm

While there is a lot of information on websites and other sources about government programs available for people whose lives are impacted by the pandemic, it...

Research photos were Worth 1000 Words

Apr 17, 2020 / 3:21 pm

What does research look like? As an open-access research university, Thompson Rivers University students and faculty have long been engaged in research....

Heroes from their first day

Apr 9, 2020 / 2:35 pm

Students in the Health-Care Assistant program in Kamloops and Williams Lake are starting their careers early in the midst of a global health crisis Fresh from...

Matthew renewed for another term as Chancellor

Apr 8, 2020 / 1:57 pm

One of the country’s most-respected advocates for Indigenous education has been renewed for a second term as Chancellor of Thompson Rivers University....

Indigenous nursing research chair a step toward authentic reconciliation 

Apr 8, 2020 / 12:09 pm

Dr. Lisa Bourque Bearskin has long been a leader in nursing research, and now her leadership has been nationally recognized, having been awarded one of six...

TRU launches Master of Science in Data Science

Apr 3, 2020 / 11:47 am

Our lives are a mass of data: every purchase, every phone call, every Google search – they’re all collected, compiled and turned into big data. What happens...

Donation prepares students for hospital work

Mar 31, 2020 / 10:24 am

Health-care workers have always been unsung heroes, but the COVID-19 pandemic has put a new spotlight on the people who spend their lives saving others. TRU is...

Wiegele’s donation funds 14 new student awards

Mar 5, 2020 / 1:16 pm

What does it take to build a world-class business? Students can learn a lot from Mike Wiegele’s 50-year adventure in the mountains—and he’s making...

TRU Law Professor Advocates in the Supreme Court of Canada

Mar 5, 2020 / 9:24 am

Last month, Dr. Ruby Dhand appeared in the Supreme Court of Canada as part of a legal team on behalf of the Empowerment Council, presenting a Charter challenge...

First residential building officially opens at TRU

Feb 28, 2020 / 3:13 pm

Thompson Rivers University President Brett Fairbairn joined other dignitaries Friday for the official grand opening of Legacy Square, the first residential...

New book reframes social work and aging

Feb 27, 2020 / 10:48 am

Dr. Wendy Hulko It is time to explore social work and aging differently. When Wendy Hulko and collaborators Shari Brotman (McGill University), Louise Stern...

Raising a paddle for health-care education

Feb 25, 2020 / 3:54 pm

Health-care education is getting more lifelike at TRU with the purchase of a new mannequin that can simulate the behaviour of a sick infant. The TRU Foundation...

Different continents, shared stories

Feb 25, 2020 / 11:12 am

Indigenous delegations from universities in Australia, New Zealand and Canada are discovering they have much in common, despite the distances between them....

Cards of connection

Feb 18, 2020 / 10:00 am

Stephanie Tate wanted to give new students a boost of motivation as they navigate their first year. She found fresh graduates to share their wisdom and insight....

Teaching rights to local kids with Mind the Gap

Feb 17, 2020 / 10:00 am

Excited, giggling kids marching about, adults scurrying after them, joyful exclamations, and abandoned, half-eaten mandarin oranges filled the ordinarily...

Using big dreams to turn mountains into molehills

Feb 13, 2020 / 2:30 pm

For two years, Sebastian Carrasco had prepared for this moment. Yet as he waited at the base of Mt. Kilimanjaro, questions continued to swirl in his mind. How...

Celebrate Black History Month in Kamloops

Feb 13, 2020 / 2:19 pm

Each February, Black History Month highlights the integral role that black Canadians have played throughout the history of our nation, and presents an...

Compassion fatigue presentation impresses judges

Feb 11, 2020 / 3:29 pm

When Dr. Judy Duchscher tasked 36 senior nursing students enrolled in a leadership course to identify a critical challenge and offer up creative, grassroots...

TRU librarian awarded for advocacy of open education

Feb 11, 2020 / 9:25 am

TRU Librarian Brenda Smith was recently recognized for her support and advocacy of open education. In January 2020, Smith became the 19th recipient of the...

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