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Respiratory Therapy

RT students helping others lead healthier lives

   Friday, July 21 2017

Respiratory therapy students are putting theory into practice at the TRU Sleep Centre while assisting people to lead healthier lives.

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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.

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Entrance scholarships awarded to exceptional grad students

   Tuesday, July 4 2017

TRU's Canadian Graduate Scholarship-Masters recipients will receive $35,000 each over two years.

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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.

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Dr. Ahmed receives Chair Leadership Award

   Friday, June 23 2017

A collegial and collaborative leadership style has earned Dr. Faheem Ahmed the 2016/17 Chair Leadership Award.

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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.

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Photos, videos, Valedictorian addresses Spring Convocation 2017

   Friday, June 16 2017

Relive moments of Spring Convocation 2017 through photos and addresses from valedictorians and honorary degree recipients.

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New award recognizes unsung hero

   Thursday, June 1 2017

Imogen Padmore suffered severe respiratory failure and it was the work of a respiratory therapist that inspired a new award.

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Grads, it’s your time to shine

   Thursday, June 1 2017

Congratulations grads. Check out some facts and figures around the Convocation ceremonies, and welcoming addresses.

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A closer look at human milk

   Tuesday, May 30 2017

"The Human Milk Project," part of The Breastfeeding Art Expo, opens this week, and features the work of a local artist and a TRU researcher.

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Science Events

Events at TRU

Campus tours

  Date: July 26, 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.


Gardens tour — Horticulture Gardens

  Date: July 26, 6:30pm - 7:30pm
  Location: Horticulture Gardens

Learn more about some of the annuals and planters on campus during a TRU Friends of the Gardens tour.


Aboriginal youth health and science camp

  Date: July 31 - All Day
  Repeated Dates: Jul 31, Aug 1, Aug 2, Aug 3, Aug 4
  Location: No location specified

The health sciences and sciences camp for Aboriginal high schoolers returns with a combination of in-class and out-of-class experiences.


Gardens tour — regular tour

  Date: August 2, 6:30pm - 7:30pm
  Location: Horticulture Gardens

Learn more about some of the annuals and planters on campus during a TRU Friends of the Gardens tour.


British Columbia Day

  Date: August 7 - All Day
  Location: No location specified

Most campus services will be closed for British Columbia Day.


Gardens tour

  Date: August 9, 6:30pm - 7:30pm
  Location: No location specified

Learn more about some of the annuals and planters on campus during a TRU Friends of the Gardens tour.


Gardens tour — conifers

  Date: August 16, 6:30pm - 7:30pm
  Location: Horticulture Gardens

This is the final tour of the summer. Learn more about some of the annuals and planters on campus during a TRU Friends of the Gardens tour.


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.


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.


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.


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