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TRU-UBCO team up for success with EcoHaven

   Wednesday, May 22 2024

Thompson Rivers University and UBC Okanagan students see successful second-place win at international building design competition.

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Collaborating to care for caribou habitat

   Wednesday, May 22 2024

First year Master of Science in Environmental Science student Olivier Jumeau is studying caribou habitat regeneration after wildfire.

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Studying how to adapt to extreme fire weather

   Wednesday, May 15 2024

Master of science student Leona Shepherd is studying climate change and extreme fire weather.

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(Left to right) Engineering department Chair (interim) Mridula Sharma, Acres Enterprises Ltd. owner/president Jason Paige and engineering students Kenneth Kouadio, Paul Richter, Shubham Jangra and Connor Cross celebrate team five's victory along with Acres' business development manager Chad Kyllo and engineering faculty member Geoff Fink.

Engineering competition connects students and alumni

   Monday, April 29 2024

An innovative idea, effective work distribution and presentation skills were keys to victory at the Acres Industry Innovation Competition.

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Free robotics workshop for female and non-binary high-school students

   Tuesday, April 2 2024

TRU is hosting a free robotics workshop for female and non-binary high-school students.

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Scholarships support student research spanning housing to ecosystems

   Wednesday, March 20 2024

Seven TRU graduate students are getting a financial boost to back their work as recipients of this year’s B.C. Graduate Scholarships.

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TRU researchers awarded prestigious federal grants

   Friday, March 15 2024

Three TRU faculty members are among the recipients of $1.7 billion in federal funding for researchers and students nationwide.

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Wildfire expert publishes research about drought and overnight blazes in Nature

   Wednesday, March 13 2024

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Alum Chris Maydaniuk with his wife, Obe, and sons Maxwell and Rurik during a visit with Santa.

MBA takes alum to the top

   Tuesday, March 5 2024

TRU alum Chris Maydaniuk turned his MBA into a ticket to Los Angeles, where he helms the ever-expanding, Kamloops-based company, NRI.

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BCcampus Award for Excellence in Open Education: Natasha Ramroop Singh

   Wednesday, February 28 2024

Natasha Ramroop Singh, assistant teaching professor at TRU, has won the monthly BCcampus Award for Excellence in Open Education.

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Science Events

New Alumni Welcome Reception

  Date: June 4 - All Day
  Location: Gym

Join us, TRU Alumni, in the TRU Old Gym directly following each convocation ceremony to celebrate and extend a warm welcome.


MEEM/MScEEM program info session

  Date: June 25, 5:30pm - 6:30pm
  Location: No location specified

Build and support business models that balance planet with profit.


TRU BioBlitz basecamp

  Date: June 26, 9:00am - 3:00pm
  Location: Campus Commons

The TRU BioBlitz is a collaborative citizen-science scavengerhunt to discover and catalogue as many species of plants, animals, etc.


MEEM/MScEEM program info session

  Date: July 26, 9:00am - 10:00am
  Location: No location specified

Build and support business models that balance planet with profit.


MEEM/MScEEM program info session

  Date: August 13, 3:00pm - 4:00pm
  Location: No location specified

Build and support business models that balance planet with profit.


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