Faculty of Arts

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Record year for investment in undergraduate research

   Wednesday, December 4 2019

So far this year, 41 students have been awarded UREAP scholarships for a total investment of $250,000.

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Research aims to reduce barriers for women fleeing violence

   Monday, November 25 2019

Women fleeing violence often have to leave behind their pets. Dr. Rochelle Stevenson is working to change that.

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Path to poetry a winding one

   Thursday, November 14 2019

Conrad Scott, once a TRU undergrad, today a published poet, reflects on his research journey.

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Pop culture influencer offers backstage pass to rock history

   Friday, November 1 2019

Rock-star manager Andrew Loog Oldham is collaborating with TRU to offer a once-in-a-lifetime course on the evolution of pop culture.

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The Cube Gallery at Kamloops Art Gallery

From TRU Gallery to the Kamloops Art Gallery 

   Monday, September 23 2019

Upon Further Discussion is on display in The Cube at the Kamloops Art Gallery from Sept. 21 to Oct. 26, with an opening reception on Oct. 5.

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Ashya Cross BFA Student

Unpredictable ink: A screen printer’s journey

   Monday, August 19 2019

How a Bachelor of Fine Arts student found her way and took home a national art prize.

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Researchers awarded prestigious federal grants

   Thursday, July 18 2019

Six TRU researchers will share in more than $400,000 from the Social Sciences and Humanities Research Council's Insight Program.

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Gatecrasher “a tiny miracle” for Buis

   Tuesday, July 2 2019

Susan Buis' first book of poetry, Gatecrasher, observes the physical structures humans create, and the natural landscapes we exist within.

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Devon Banks

TRU broadens perspective from small town to the wide world

   Friday, June 7 2019

The right program and classes small enough she could get to know people quickly made TRU the right fit for Devon Banks, arts valedictorian.

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Donald Lawrence, Professor, Visual Arts.

Lawrence a ‘culture changer’ in undergraduate arts research

   Friday, May 24 2019

Donald Lawrence has been recognized by the international Council of Undergraduate Research for his exceptional record of mentoring students.

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Tap into Research | Solar energy with Michael Mehta

  Date: January 20, 7:00pm - 8:00pm
  Location: Iron Road Brewing

Join a dynamic discussion on how solar energy is transforming society.

AlumNight Toronto

  Date: January 26, 11:00am - 1:00pm
  Location: Off Campus

Your ticket includes a three-course brunch, panel discussion and a choice of two private tours.

AlumNight Ottawa

  Date: January 28, 5:30pm - 7:30pm
  Location: No location specified

Meet alumni & friends responsible for Indigenous Theatre programming at the National Art Centre.

Tap into Research | Studying comics seriously with Dr. Jeff McLaughlin

  Date: February 4, 7:00pm - 8:00pm
  Location: Off Campus

  Join Dr. Jeff McLaughlin, professor of philosophy, for this dynamic discussion on the study of comics in the casual atmosphere of Red Collar Brewing Co., 355 Lansdowne St. To help celebrate TRU’s 50th anniversary, we have launched Tap into Research, a series of dynamic mini lectures by academics in the tasting rooms of our city’s...

Live theatre: A Midsummer Night’s Dream

  Date: February 26, 7:30pm - 10:00pm
  Repeated Dates: Feb 27, Feb 28, Feb 29, Mar 4, Mar 5, Mar 6, Mar 7
  Location: Actors Workshop Theatre

This Shakespeare comedy is a tale of order and chaos, love and fantasy. It glitters with poetry, mischief, misunderstanding and merriment.

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