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Clean sweep for undergrad chemistry researchers

   Tuesday, May 23 2017

Isra Jaffar and Tyson Bodor took top honours in their categories at the Western Canadian Undergraduate Chemistry Conference.

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Justice Murray Sinclair

Inspiring through their actions

   Wednesday, May 17 2017

Four renowned individuals embodying the values and aspirations of TRU will inspire this year’s graduates during Spring Convocation in June.

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A new kind of cattle ranch

   Thursday, May 11 2017

Dr. John Church's research using drones to manage cattle is highlighted in the latest issue of Alberta Farmer Express.

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Test driving university in grade 11

   Thursday, May 11 2017

Close to 300 high school students experienced life as a university student during the Day of Arts and Science last week.

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Engineering Transfer class

Engineered for the future

   Thursday, May 4 2017

The CEO of Canada’s hottest startup is staking his company’s future on a locale fostering innovation and tech and that has available talent.

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Mitigating climate change impact through grassland management

   Friday, April 28 2017

Dr. Lauchlan Fraser's research team uses remote sensing to predict soil carbon across BC grasslands.

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Research internship sends student abroad

   Wednesday, April 26 2017

Mathew Norman will spend his summer in Germany as part of a RISE-Globalink Research Internship.

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All set to contribute to TRU’s research community

   Friday, April 21 2017

The 2017-2018 Undergraduate Research Ambassadors and Graduate Research Mentors have been announced.

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Biologist awarded prestigious professorship

   Tuesday, April 18 2017

Dr. Matt Reudink has been awarded the Northcote and Brink Professorship, which will allow him to push the limits of his research program.

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26 students spend summer as funded researchers

   Thursday, April 13 2017

TRU's flagship UREAP scholarships provide students with $4,500 to conduct their own independent research through the summer.

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Science Events

Events at TRU

Gardens tour — regular tour

  Date: May 31, 6:30pm - 7:30pm
  Location: Horticulture Gardens

Learn more about some of the plants on campus during a TRU Friends of the Gardens tour.


NSERC Community Engagement Visit

  Date: June 1, 10:00am - 12:00pm
  Location: No location specified

Engagement meetings are a great way for TRU's research community to learn about NSERC's grants, scholarships and partnerships.


Charter alumni brunch

  Date: June 3, 10:00am - 12:00pm
  Location: Campus Activity Centre

The charter alumni brunch is for those who attended TRU when it was Cariboo College from 1970-90.


Intro to Secwepemcstin

  Date: June 6, 1:00pm - 2:00pm
  Repeated Dates: Jun 8, Jun 6
  Location: No location specified

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


Aboriginal Graduate Celebration

  Date: June 6, 5:00pm - 9:00pm
  Location: Brown Family House of Learning

Aboriginal Education invites students to attend our Aboriginal Graduate Celebration.


Convocation: Science

  Date: June 7, 10:00am - 11:30am
  Location: Tournament Capital Centre (TCC)

Celebrate the completion of diplomas and degrees from the Faculty of Science.


Convocation: Business and Economics

  Date: June 7, 2:00pm - 3:30pm
  Location: Tournament Capital Centre (TCC)

Celebrate the completion of certificates, diplomas, degreesand post baccalaureates from the School of Business and Economics.


Gardens tour — Horticulture Gardens

  Date: June 7, 6:30pm - 7:30pm
  Location: Horticulture Gardens

Learn more about TRU's Horticulture Gardens during a TRU Friends of the Gardens tour.


Convocation: Education and Social Work and Adventure, Culinary Arts and Tourism

  Date: June 8, 10:00am - 11:30am
  Location: Tournament Capital Centre (TCC)

Celebrate the completion of certificates, diplomas, degreesand post baccalaureates.


Convocation: Nursing and Trades and Technology

  Date: June 8, 2:00pm - 3:30pm
  Location: Tournament Capital Centre (TCC)

Celebrate the completion of certificates, diplomas and degrees from the School of Nursing and from the School of Trades and Technology.


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