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News

Despite climate challenges, the future looks bright for BC wines

   Tuesday, October 17 2017

Extreme weather, which brings with it wildfire and drought, is just one challenge facing BC's wine industry.

No. 1 concern for older adults living with health conditions? Transportation

   Wednesday, October 11 2017

TRU researchers investigating the repositioning of health services in Interior Health have spent a year speaking with older adults.

Dr. Sherman Jen with TRU President and Vice-Chancellor Alan Shaver

University gift is largest ever

   Thursday, October 5 2017

Dr. Sherman Jen of Maple Leaf Educational Systems has given TRU its largest individual private donation ever of $5 million today.

Putting higher education in its place

   Tuesday, October 3 2017

A new Green Guide, authored by five TRU faculty members, explores the role of place in higher education.

TRU, UBC team up to explore useful bioproducts found in cannabis

   Tuesday, October 3 2017

Dr. Bruno Cinel, a natural products chemist, has teamed up with other researchers to discover useful products that can be made from cannabis

Research that builds community

   Wednesday, September 27 2017

TRU's fifth annual report on research highlights the work of our faculty across all departments.

New law faculty member improving access to justice

   Wednesday, September 20 2017

Andrew Pilliar wants to know why half of all Canadians with a legal issue do not seek legal assistance and what can be done about it.

Johnson’s Peace Pledge wins screenplay competition

   Tuesday, September 19 2017

George Johnson's play, Peace Pledge, won Toronto's Wildsound Film Festival, and will be featured during the UN International Day of Peace.

Hofmann’s latest novel “incisive and deeply satisfying”

   Friday, September 15 2017

Karen Hofmann's latest novel, What is Going to Happen Next published Sept. 15, and is already getting great reviews.

TRU law faculty joins Royal Society’s College of New Scholars, Artists and Scientists

   Tuesday, September 12 2017

Dr. Richard Frimpong Oppong is now a member of the College of New Scholars, Artists and Scientists of the Royal Society of Canada.

Events

Heart math breathing workshop

  Date: October 18, 10:30am - 11:20am
  Location: Ken Lepin Building

Learn more about good heart health.


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?


An Act of Courage: Supporting Survivors of Sexualized Violence

  Date: October 18, 1:15pm - 2:15pm
  Location: Campus Activity Centre

Learn how to support a friend who has experienced sexualized violence.


Japan Exchange and Teaching (JET) program info session

  Date: October 19, 12:00pm - 1:30pm
  Location: BC Centre for Open Learning (BCCOL)

Learn more about this program allowing you to work one year in Japan as either an assistant teacher or in local government offices.


CELT Talks Lunch & Learn

  Date: October 19, 12:30pm - 1:30pm
  Repeated Dates: Sep 19, Oct 4, Oct 19, Oct 30, Nov 17
  Location: BC Centre for Open Learning (BCCOL)

Hear two 20-minute presentations on topics relevant to teaching practices. Coffee, tea and dessert provided.


College Pro Painters — career information session

  Date: October 19, 4:00pm - 5:30pm
  Location: Old Main

Gain valuable knowledge in the world of entrepreneurship and future employment opportunities.


Indigenous Women Water Defenders: Local to Global

  Date: October 19, 6:00pm - 8:30pm
  Location: Brown Family House of Learning

Learn about strategies used to raise Indigenous, environmental and social justice concerns about proposed resource-extraction projects.


Instructional Skills Workshop Oct. 20-21

  Date: October 20 - All Day
  Repeated Dates: Oct 21
  Location: No location specified

This professional development program is designed for facultymembers interested in developing and enhancing their instructional skills.


2017 BC MBA Games

  Date: October 20 - All Day
  Location: Various locations on campus

MBA schools from across the province are at TRU competing forthe BC MBA Games Cup.


Cool Autumn Swing: Lindy Hop workshop

  Date: October 20 - All Day
  Location: Multiple Venues

This intensive weekend of dancing, learning and fun is presented by the TRUSU Swing Dance Club. Everyone welcome and all experiences levels.


Career Development Drop-in Fridays

  Date: October 20, 9:00am - 1:00pm
  Location: Old Main

Meet with our career counsellors and discuss topics that willhelp you pursue your career.


Strategic Consultation on Research and Graduate Studies: DialogueI

  Date: October 20, 3:00pm - 5:00pm
  Location: Campus Activity Centre

We encourage you to participate in this strategic consultation on Research and Graduate Studies at TRU.


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