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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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$90,000 awarded to undergraduate research apprentices

   Tuesday, October 31 2017

Thirty students will be funded through the Undergraduate Research Apprentice program.

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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.

Is Elon Musk the President of Mars?

  Date: January 19, 7:00pm - 9:00pm
  Location: Brown Family House of Learning

Many of the governance challenges that currently exist on Earth will soon exist in Space.

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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