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Valedictorian speeches, honorary doctor speeches spring 2018

   Friday, June 15 2018

Relive spring #TRUgrad 2018 through inspiring words from the six valedictorians, six honorary degree recipients and VIPs.

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No Straight Lines an inventory of small city social assets

   Monday, June 11 2018

Dr. Terry Kading's newly published book explores the unique challenges of tackling social problems within a small city like Kamloops.

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Alex Horsman on Midday

Serving, learning and rocking for peace

   Thursday, June 7 2018

A service learning course has given Alex Horsman the opportunity to step outside her comfort zone. It can be stressful, but worth it.

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Art, poetry and other acts of self-preservation

   Thursday, May 31 2018

Tristen Wybou and Tess Gagnon met by chance and collaborated on an impactful piece that speaks to their experiences as Indigenous women.

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Convocation Fall 2016

#TRUgrad you did it! Valedictorians, medal winners, other convocation by the numbers

   Wednesday, May 30 2018

More than 1,200 grads have applied to attend one of the six ceremonies over three days, June 6-8, at the Tournament Capital Centre.

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Faculty of Arts valedictorian Benjamin Froese

Grad’s advice: Get involved, challenge yourself and learn from everyone

   Friday, May 25 2018

Faculty of Arts valedictorian Benjamin Froese recommends being so excited about what you're learning that you can't wait to tell others.

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Drawing on arts wins TRU scientist national award

   Friday, May 25 2018

Who knew science students would benefit from sketching and writing? Lyn Baldwin did. And it won her an innovation in teaching award.

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Dr. Marianne Sadar

Six outstanding leaders celebrated with honorary degrees

   Thursday, May 24 2018

Innovative leaders in science, tourism, social work, nursing, theatre and law will address the graduates at Convocation this June.

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Breanne McAmmond

Sharing a passion for research peer-to-peer

   Friday, May 11 2018

TRU's new Undergraduate Research Ambassadors and Graduate Research Mentors have been announced for the 2018-19 academic year.

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Hydra Fest poster warped

A new festival emerges from theatre grad’s drive

   Friday, April 27 2018

To stay working in the business, theatre grad Andrew Cooper creates projects. His latest is the Hydra Performing Arts Festival.

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The Habits of Highly Productive Writers

  Date: August 23, 8:30am - August 24, 1:30pm
  Location: Off Campus

Join Dr. Helen Sword, a leading authority on academic writing, and Scott White, Editor, The Conversation Canada for this writing workshop.

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