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A new journey begins for TRU fall grads

   Friday, October 12 2018

Hundreds of new TRU grads gathered with family and friends at the Tournament Capital Centre to celebrate their accomplishments.

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Committed to community

   Friday, October 12 2018

TRU's sixth annual report on research is now available, and is a showcase of the world-class research taking place right at our front door.

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Students recognized for new PHP journal

   Friday, October 5 2018

Abby Dunlop, Shawna-Rae McLean, Tim Burris and Matt Arkinstall have been recognized for their work on a new undergraduate research journal.

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TRU Actors Workshop Theatre kicks off season with a dramatic comedy

   Monday, October 1 2018

Dramatic comedy lovers rejoice! TRU Actors Workshop Theatre proudly presents, She Kills Monsters, running Oct.3-6 and 10-13, 2018.

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Small cities not exempt from big issues

   Thursday, September 20 2018

A new book explores the serious social concerns facing small communities following provincial and federal economic restructuring.

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Where in the world is Sylvie Lloyd?

   Wednesday, September 19 2018

Sylvie Lloyd: TRU Study Abroad student and speed skater extraordinaire shares the story of her travels abroad

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Don’t you trust me? Exploring trust in post-secondary

   Friday, September 7 2018

TRU faculty members Ulrich Scheck and Victoria Handford are examining the link between relational trust and well-functioning universities.

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TRU makes textbooks free and available online

   Wednesday, August 15 2018

Eight faculty members have been approved to create materials that could save a combined 2,200 students upwards of $250,000 a year.

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Master of Education - Educational Neuroscience Special Topics

Teaching educators to mind the brain

   Monday, August 13 2018

Mind, Brain, Education course provides Master of Education students a rare look at neuroscience.

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Creative chemistry

   Friday, July 20 2018

Third-year science student Will Primrose's passion for words makes his teaching and his science more understandable and precise.

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Events

PHP Beer Conference

  Date: October 15, 7:00pm - 11:00pm
  Location: Off Campus

Join lively discussions about beer, hear presentations by PHP faculty members and enjoy locally-crafted pizza and beer.


How to get the most out of your supervisor

  Date: October 18, 1:00pm - 3:00pm
  Location: International Building (IB)

This interactive workshop, facilitated by Dr. David Hansen,is recommended for all current and prospective graduate students.


Arts Colloquium Series—Arts Pedagogy in Poetic Form: Engineering Co-op Student Exploration of Professional Ethics

  Date: October 24, 3:30pm - 4:30pm
  Location: Campus Activity Centre

Hear from Sarah Ladd of the Career and Experiential Learning department.


Arts Colloquium Series—Memory, Identity and the Catastrophic: Problems and Debates in Research and Teaching in Historical Trauma and Catastrophe

  Date: November 7, 3:30pm - 4:30pm
  Location: Campus Activity Centre

Annie St. John-Stark of the history department presents.


Long Night Against Procrastination (LNAP)

  Date: November 8, 8:00pm - 4:30pm
  Location: Main Library

Put a dent in your assignments by joining a community of campus writers and academic support services.


PHP Trivia Night

  Date: November 20, 7:00pm - 11:00pm
  Location: Off Campus

Test your recall of random facts during this fundraiser for the Philosophy, History and Politics Conference


Arts Colloquium Series—Extending Legacies: Reappraisals of McLuhan’s Understanding Media

  Date: November 21, 3:30pm - 4:30pm
  Location: Campus Activity Centre

Blair McDonald of Journalism, Communications, and New Mediapresents.


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