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Love of learning means sharing the findings at PHP Conference

   Tuesday, January 16 2018

Explore gender, race, international conflict, Indigenous issues and more through the lens of history, philosophy and politics.

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BFA alumna Emily Hope

A little bit like Cheers

   Thursday, January 4 2018

Emily Hope, education and public programs director at KAG and fine arts alum shares why Kamloops is a great a community for visual artists.

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tree branch - used for Winter 2018 Arts Colloquium Series

Arts Colloquium Series winter 2018 lineup

   Thursday, December 21 2017

Faculty members present on a range of provocative and thought-provoking subject matter.

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What’s a little fib or two at Christmas?

   Wednesday, December 20 2017

Dr. Heather Price assures parents that elaborate seasonal deceptions can teach children good critical thinking skills.

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Top 15 TRU stories of 2017

   Wednesday, December 20 2017

In this wrap-up to 2017, we highlight 15 stories of TRU students, alum and faculty who gave back to their communities in 2017.

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Research seeks to empower Cuban communities

   Monday, December 18 2017

Alejandro Campos Garcia will travel to Cuba to coordinate community research training programs focused on people of African descent.

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Ten students awarded undergraduate research grants

   Tuesday, November 21 2017

Ten students have been awarded $4,500 UREAP scholarships to conduct independent research projects.

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Canada 150+ exhibit showcases meaningful creativity

   Friday, November 17 2017

The Canada 150+ exhibit showcased works by students, faculty and staff responding to the question “What does Canada mean to you?"

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Write about risk and win

   Friday, November 3 2017

TRU’s creative non-fiction contest opens for a second year with the prize of first year tuition—free!

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Foundation kick off Jayme Burger student

TRU Day of Giving debuts at foundation breakfast

   Thursday, November 2 2017

This year's theme is "every donation matters" as TRU continues to expand its programs, equipment, research opportunities and buildings.

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Events

Philosophy, History Politics student conference

  Date: January 18 - All Day
  Repeated Dates: Jan 18, Jan 19, Jan 20
  Location: Various locations on campus

Explore the past and present through presentations in philosophy, history, and politics during this student-organized conference.


Arts Colloquium Series: Scripting history

  Date: January 25, 4:30pm - 5:30pm
  Location: Campus Activity Centre

Peace Pledge: the Challenges of Scripting History for the BigScreen is the title of this talk by English faculty member George Johnson.


Guest lecture—Equity: Art, Access, and Visual Inspection

  Date: January 26, 9:30am - 11:00am
  Location: Old Main

Hear a presentation called What We Talk About When We Talk About Equity: Art, Access, and Visual Inspection.


Arts Colloquium Series: Don Lawrence

  Date: February 8, 4:30pm - 5:30pm
  Location: To be announced

Visual arts faculty member Don Lawrence presents.


Symposium: High Impacts in Undergraduate Research

  Date: February 19, 8:30am - 4:30pm
  Repeated Dates: Feb 20, Feb 21
  Location: International Building (IB)

This symposium brings together leading researchers in the field of undergraduate research with the aim of creating inclusive access.


Arts Colloquium Series: Alejandro Campos-Garcia

  Date: March 1, 4:30pm - 5:30pm
  Location: Campus Activity Centre

Sociology faculty member Alejandro Campos-Garcia presents, with the topic to be announced.


Live Theatre: Twelfth Night

  Date: March 1, 7:30pm - 11:00pm
  Repeated Dates: Mar 2, Mar 1, Mar 3, Mar 8, Mar 9, Mar 10
  Location: No location specified

The year is 2018 and It all comes together with great wit, bawdy humour and some of the best of Shakespeare’s language.


Arts Colloquium Series: Gloria Ramirez

  Date: March 15, 4:30pm - 5:30pm
  Location: Campus Activity Centre

Education faculty member Gloria Ramirez presents, with the topic to be announced.


TRU Undergraduate Research & Innovation Conference

  Date: March 23 - All Day
  Repeated Dates: Mar 24
  Location: Various locations on campus

Students from across campus share their work either as posters or as 15-minute lectures.


Arts Colloquium Series: What is Going to Happen Next: A Literary Reading

  Date: March 30, 4:30pm - 5:30pm
  Location: Campus Activity Centre

English faculty member Karen Hoffman presents, with the topic to be announced.


Live Theatre: Directors Festival

  Date: April 9, 7:30pm - 11:00pm
  Repeated Dates: Apr 9, Apr 10, Apr 11, Apr 12, Apr 13, Apr 14
  Location: No location specified

Showcase of one-act plays directed by senior directing students.


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