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TRU-OL MBA student Shawn Berney

Berney begins business in cryptocurrency

   Monday, October 15 2018

Shawn Berney is obtaining his MBA through TRU Open Learning with a plan of helping make simple transactions easier for daily use.

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.

Lepin awards let grad students focus on research

   Friday, October 12 2018

Kamloops philanthropist Ken Lepin presented $51,000 to nine exceptional graduate students during an Oct. 10 ceremony.

TRU researchers share $355,000 in federal awards

   Tuesday, October 9 2018

Three TRU researchers have been awarded NSERC Discovery Grants, part of a $558 million investment announced by the Government of Canada.

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.

Telling the full story of the salmon

   Friday, September 21 2018

Researcher Nan Stevens is working to bring more Indigenous content to elementary schools, and it all started with a Grade 4 storybook.

Rethinking research

   Friday, September 21 2018

According to Dr. Budd Hall, community-based research aims to make our lives better, and challenges the traditions of the academy.

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.

Chemistry converts garbage to gold

   Wednesday, September 12 2018

Dr. Kingsley Donkor's lab is benefiting from a $350,000 federal grant for a research project that seeks to turn waste into fertilizer.

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.

Events

Have your say: Library open forums

  Date: October 23, 1:00pm - 3:00pm
  Repeated Dates: Oct 23
  Location: Brown Family House of Learning

Have your voice heard in the Library's writing of its new strategic priorities.


Connect: All faculties career mentoring event

  Date: October 23, 4:45pm - 6:15pm
  Location: Campus Activity Centre

Sit down with industry professionals in this speed-networkingstyle event and gain valuable knowledge to help you build your career.


Startup Basics: Startup Legal

  Date: October 23, 5:00pm - 6:00pm
  Location: TRU Generator

Starting off on the right foot legally can save a lot of headaches later on.


Go2HR information session

  Date: October 24 - All Day
  Location: Old Main

Discover what tourism careers are waiting for you during a presentation and discussion with a Go2HR’s Tourism career ambassador.


ESTR’s Market: handcrafted items, snacks, lunch

  Date: October 18, 10:00am - 2:00pm
  Repeated Dates: Sep 20, Sep 26, Sep 27, Oct 3, Oct 4, Oct 11, Oct 10, Oct 17, Oct 18, Oct 25, Oct 24, Oct 31, Nov 1, Nov 8, Nov 7, Nov 14, Nov 22, Nov 21, Nov 28, Nov 29, Nov 15, Dec 5, Dec 6
  Location: Old Main

Pick up a gift for yourself or for someone on your list. Feeling a bit hungry? Grab lunch or something to get you through the day.


Arts Colloquium Series—Sarah Ladd

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

How does using poetry analysis help engineering co-op students explore and engage with the concept of professional ethics?


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.


Hiring Fair for Forestry

  Date: October 24, 5:00pm - 7:00pm
  Location: Campus Activity Centre

This event matches you with companies actively recruiting students for various summer jobs and co-op positions.


TRU Tech Tour

  Date: October 25, 12:00pm - 5:00pm
  Location: Off Campus

Discover what tech jobs are available in Kamloops while getting your face in front of company decision makers and those with influence.


Science Seminar Series—Biogeography of mycorrhizal symbiosis: plant mycorrhizal traits in space and time

  Date: October 25, 1:00pm - 2:00pm
  Location: Science and Health Sciences (Lepin Building)

Mycorrhizal traits of plants are an opportunity to study the dynamics of mycorrhizal symbiosis across spatial and temporal gradients.


Career Cafe for graduating students

  Date: October 25, 3:30pm - 4:30pm
  Location: International Building (IB)

Graduating students: What's next for you? Join a round-table discussion that's open and friendly and facilitated by a career counsellor.


Environmental Science Seminar Series—Global diversity of AM fungi– a plant ecologist’s view

  Date: October 25, 4:00pm - 5:00pm
  Location: Ken Lepin Building

Discover why plant symbionts—arbuscular mycorrhizal fungi—important and interesting for plant community ecology.


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