Thompson Rivers University
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Prescribing exercise on a case-by-case basis

   Wednesday, August 9 2017

According to new research, short bouts of interval exercise have the most benefit for older women at risk of heart disease.

Money can buy better education outcomes

   Wednesday, August 2 2017

According to new research out of TRU, if you want to reduce inequality you have to spend more money on public education.

Metro Vancouver municipalities and population

What’s driving Metro Vancouver’s soaring home prices?

   Friday, July 28 2017

Bachelor of Arts student Brennan Harder is digging deep into the question as part of his summer research project being paid for by TRU.

Microbiologist science Richenda McFarlane

Cave bacteria: A window to the past, even to distant worlds

   Tuesday, July 4 2017

In understanding cave moulds for potential health benefits, Richenda McFarlane may also be traveling back in time and to distant planets.

Entrance scholarships awarded to exceptional grad students

   Tuesday, July 4 2017

TRU's Canadian Graduate Scholarship-Masters recipients will receive $17,500 each.

Summer on the festival circuit: This is research at TRU

   Thursday, June 29 2017

When not fighting forest fires, Gabe Carpendale will be hitting up music festivals for his Undergraduate Research Experience Award Project.

Mitchell Mawihlidal

Red wine and winning poster presentations

   Wednesday, June 28 2017

As he tackles the mysteries around the health benefits of red wine, Mitchell Wihlidal is also presenting a winning research poster.

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

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.

Apply now: Ken Lepin Award for Graduate Students

   Sunday, June 18 2017

Applications are now being accepted for the Ken Lepin Graduate Awards. The deadline to apply is Aug. 15, 2017.


E-Day: view the partial solar eclipse Aug. 21, 2017

  Date: August 21, 9:10am - 11:45am
  Location: International Building (IB)

View the partial solar eclipse from the TRU observatory located on the fourth floor of the International Building. Safe viewing available.

Campus tours

  Date: August 22, 10:00am - 3:00pm
  Repeated Dates: Jun 1, Jun 2, Jun 9, Jun 8, Jun 7, Jun 6, Jun 14, Jun 13, Jun 15, Jun 16, Jun 23, Jun 22, Jun 21, Jun 20, Jun 27, Jun 28, Jun 29, Jun 30, Jul 5, Jul 6, Jul 7, Jul 8, Jul 15, Jul 14, Jul 13, Jul 12, Jul 11, Jul 18, Jul 19, Jul 20, Jul 21, Jul 22, Jul 29, Jul 28, Jul 27, Jul 26, Jul 25, Aug 1, Aug 2, Aug 3, Aug 4, Aug 11, Aug 10, Aug 9, Aug 8, Aug 15, Aug 16, Aug 17, Aug 18, Aug 24, Aug 23, Aug 22, Aug 25
  Location: No location specified

Tours run Monday through Friday until the end of August. Takea guided walk and learn more about what campus has to offer.

Campus wide power outage

  Date: August 27, 7:00am - 7:00pm
  Location: No location specified

Power will be out from 7 a.m. to 7 p.m. in order to perform routine maintenance.

New faculty orientation

  Date: August 28 - All Day
  Repeated Dates: Aug 29
  Location: Old Main

This is an opportunity for new faculty to learn more about the services and resources available to them and the rest of campus.

TRU employees lunch & learn: nutrition

  Date: August 28, 12:00pm - 1:00pm
  Location: BC Centre for Open Learning (BCCOL)

Learn how to structure your nutrition plan, identify the common nutrition mistakes and establish long-term nutrition success.

Intro to Secwepemcstin

  Date: August 29, 1:00pm - 2:00pm
  Repeated Dates: Aug 29, Aug 31
  Location: Arts and Education

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

Labour Day holiday

  Date: September 4 - All Day
  Location: No location specified

Most of TRU is closed for the Labour Day holiday. If you needassistance, phone campus security at 250-828-5033.

Orientation for all new students

  Date: September 5, 9:00am - 3:00pm
  Location: Various locations on campus

For students new to TRU. Learn about the people, places, supports and resources available on campus. Food, prizes and more.

Graduate student orientation

  Date: September 5, 11:30am - 12:30pm
  Location: Main Library

Graduate students are encouraged to come mix and mingle, meet faculty and staff, and discover all the resources available to them.

Ardaya Zahran: A Radiant Heart

  Date: September 7, 12:00pm - 2:00pm
  Location: Off Campus

Experience traditional Indonesian dancing, singing and acting by visiting high school students from Indonesia.

Master of Nursing program celebration

  Date: September 7, 5:00pm - 7:00pm
  Location: Campus Activity Centre

More information to come. RSVP at

Pro Bono Students Canada TRU Chapter launch reception

  Date: September 7, 6:00pm - 9:00pm
  Location: Old Main

Celebrate the launch of Pro Bono Student Canada, Thompson Rivers University Chapter.

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