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Matthew McIsaac bird research

This summer job is for the birds

   Friday, July 13 2018

Biology student Matthew McIsaac is researching how often birds collide with campus windows and ways to reduce those numbers.

TRU’s Ombaashi hosts national gathering

   Friday, July 6 2018

More than 150 Indigenous and allied students from across Canada arrive at TRU next week for the National Gathering of Graduate Students.

Outstanding graduate students awarded entrance scholarships

   Wednesday, June 27 2018

Four graduate students have been awarded prestigious federal entrance awards valued at $17,500 each.

New graduate student scholarship fund supports TRU’s best talent

   Wednesday, June 20 2018

The new $180,000 fund will support graduate students in priority areas, like science and technology, and will boost research.

Dr. Richard Oppong, associate professor, Faculty of Law.

International law: Research tackles same-sex unions, surrogacy and adoption

   Monday, June 18 2018

Dr. Richard Oppong was awarded a SSHRC Insight Grant to study complex cross-border family law questions in Commonwealth Africa.

Research sends TRU grad student to Australia

   Tuesday, June 12 2018

Syeda Sonia Parvin will spend three months conducting research at Western Sydney University thanks to a Mitacs Globalink Research Award.

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.

Gold medal awarded for cutting-edge marine research

   Monday, June 4 2018

Hilary Hamilton, MSc, will receive the 2018 Governor General's Academic Gold Medal for her contribution to the field of marine biology.

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.

Let the cars do the talking

   Friday, May 11 2018

Dr. Ning Lu is developing algorithms that will improve vehicle safety, transportation scheduling, traffic control and energy conservation.

Events

Startup Basics: Resources

  Date: July 24, 5:00pm - 6:00pm
  Location: Brown Family House of Learning

Learn what tools, resources, mentorship, workshops, events, and other supports are available through TRU Generator.


Horticulture Gardens tour

  Date: July 18, 6:30pm - 8:00pm
  Repeated Dates: May 16, May 23, May 30, Jul 11, Jul 18, Jul 25, Aug 1, Aug 8, Aug 15
  Location: Horticulture Gardens

Learn more about the plants at TRU during a tour guided by a member of the TRU Friends of the Gardens.


Two-day coding workshop series: Introduction to Programming with Arduino

  Date: July 28 - All Day
  Location: Old Main

Build a robot and at the end of the two days, compete in a competition against the other participants for the chance to win a prize.


Campus tours — Saturdays

  Date: July 21, 10:00am - 11:30am
  Repeated Dates: Jul 28, Jul 21, Aug 4, Aug 11, Aug 18, Aug 25
  Location: No location specified

Learn more about campus during a 90-minute tour led by a member of the Future Students Team.


Aboriginal Youth Summer Camp in Science and Health Science

  Date: July 30 - All Day
  Repeated Dates: Jul 30, Jul 31, Aug 1, Aug 2, Aug 3
  Location: On and off campus

Water and health is the theme for the 10th annual camp for students going into grades 9 through 12.


Free Secwepemc language classes

  Date: August 6, 9:00am - 10:00am
  Repeated Dates: Aug 8, Aug 13, Aug 15, Aug 10
  Location: BC Centre for Open Learning (BCCOL)

Learn basic Secwepemcstin such as introductions, greetings,spelling of words and more.


Saturday campus tours for prospective students

  Date: July 14, 10:00am - 11:30am
  Repeated Dates: Jul 21, Aug 11, Aug 18, Aug 25
  Location: No location specified

Take a Saturday tour of campus and learn about our history, programs, services and more.


Startup Basics: Resources

  Date: August 21, 5:00pm - 6:00pm
  Location: Brown Family House of Learning

Learn what tools, resources, mentorship, workshops, events, and other supports are available through TRU Generator.


The Habits of Highly Productive Writers

  Date: August 23, 8:30am - 6:00pm
  Location: Off Campus

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


Trades & Tech Thursdays

  Date: June 21, 7:00pm - 8:00pm
  Repeated Dates: Jan 18, Feb 15, Mar 15, Apr 19, May 24, Jun 21, Jul 19, Aug 23, Sep 20
  Location: Trades &\; Technology Building

Learn more about trades and tech options while getting answers directly from those in the know.


TRU Foundation Golf Tournament and raffle

  Date: August 24, 11:00am - 7:00pm
  Location: Off Campus

Help raise money toward student awards and bursaries while playing a round of golf, networking and meeting new people.


Mature and Transfer Student Orientation 2018

  Date: August 30, 6:30pm - 8:00pm
  Location: Campus Activity Centre

Get info on services and resource, meet peers and faculty and staff, hear current mature students share their perspectives and insights.


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