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STEM team members sitting: Beverly Ruberg, Susan Lister, Carol Rees and Ted Howe

STEM program: First-ever for TRU

   Monday, February 27 2017

A new Bachelor of Education degree is approved for future secondary school teachers of science and math.

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Manjeet Gupta

Mom follows son from India to attend TRU

   Monday, September 11 2017

Manjeet Gupta has traveled nearly 10,000 kilometres from Chandigarh, India, to do her Master of Education.

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Fall Orientation 2017

Hundreds attend Orientation

   Friday, September 8 2017

More than 900 students new to TRU take up the university's offer to get a campus preview before the first day of classes.

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Indigenous health research gets $1 million boost

   Wednesday, June 21 2017

Led by Dr. Rod McCormick, TRU is now home to an international network of Indigenous health researchers, thanks to a $1 million federal grant

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Indigenous wellness research binds communities together

   Tuesday, June 20 2017

Dr. Lisa Bourque Bearskin is a leader on a CIHR Catalyst Grant that explores Indigenous wellness in action.

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Intro to Secwepemctsin

  Date: September 26, 1:00pm - 2:00pm
  Repeated Dates: Sep 28
  Location: Arts and Education

Learn basic Secwepemctsin the likes of introductions, greetings, pronunciation and First Nations culture.

Graduate Student Career Building Retreat

  Date: September 29, 12:00pm - 4:00pm
  Location: Main Library

Graduate students learn proven career development strategies, professional interview skills and essential networking skills.

Citation management for graduate students

  Date: September 30, 10:30am - 11:30am
  Location: Main Library

Find out how citation management systems work, and which oneworks best for you.

Fall Convocation

  Date: October 13, 10:00am - 12:00pm
  Location: Tournament Capital Centre (TCC)

Celebrate the accomplishments of graduates from across campus.

International Student Career Cafe

  Date: October 18, 11:30am - 1:00pm
  Location: Students' Union Building (TRUSU)

Are you an international student looking for career support?

Research ethics for graduate students

  Date: November 2, 12:00pm - 1:30pm
  Location: Main Library

This workshop will explain all you need to know about ethics requirements in research, be it with humans, animals or biological materials.

Long Night Against Procrastination

  Date: November 2, 8:00pm - 1:30pm
  Location: Main Library

Don’t pull a stressed-out all-nighter on your own the last week of classes; join campus writers and academic support services.

Graduate Supervisory Training

  Date: November 3, 1:00pm - 5:00pm
  Location: International Building (IB)

The interactive workshop, facilitated by Dr. David Hansen, is recommended for all faculty who supervise graduate students.

Get the word out: Communication skills for graduate students

  Date: November 9, 12:00pm - 1:00pm
  Location: Main Library

Discover best practices for effective communication in an academic & professional setting, and for growing your network through social media

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