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Thompson Rivers University


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.

TRU team receives $300K provincial grant for invasive species research

   Thursday, May 3 2018

Dr. Lauchlan Fraser's research team was awarded a $300,000 provincial grant to help manage invasive species in Merritt-area grasslands.

MEd student Vera Wu

Vera Wu—social capital butterfly

   Thursday, April 26 2018

Vera Wu has received the 2018 Nan Poliakoff Memorial Award to support her professional development as an English language educator in BC.

Dr. Chris Hunt receives Excellence in Scholarship Award

   Wednesday, April 25 2018

Dr. Chris Hunt has been awarded the Excellence in Scholarship Award for sustained contributions to his field.

swabbing a bat

Bats, wine, wildfire — research programs boosted by collaboration grants

   Monday, April 23 2018

TRU's Tri-University Major Collaboration Grants allow mobility and academic opportunities for faculty and students within the BC Interior.

State-of-the-art sensors take flight over BC grasslands

   Wednesday, April 11 2018

Dr. David Hill's range management research was given a $200,000 boost from the Canada Foundation for Innovation.

Students spend summer as funded researchers

   Monday, April 9 2018

Nineteen students have been awarded $4,500 UREAP scholarships, allowing them to spend the summer conducting independent research.

Larsen, Ortner awarded for outstanding research mentorship

   Wednesday, April 4 2018

Dr. Karl Larsen and Dr. Catherine Ortner are recognized for their commitment to empowering and encouraging undergraduate researchers.

TRU enters The Conversation

   Tuesday, March 27 2018

TRU is the newest member of The Conversation Canada, an independent news organization delivering expertise from academia to wide audiences.


Mandatory career seminars for new international students

  Date: May 23, 3:30pm - 5:00pm
  Location: International Building (IB)

This event is for incoming international students arriving Summer 2018.

Horticulture Gardens tour

  Date: May 23, 6:30pm - 8:00pm
  Repeated Dates: May 16, May 23, May 30, Jun 6, Jun 13, Jun 20, Jun 27, Jul 4, 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.

Bike maintenance workshop (free)

  Date: May 24, 4:30pm - 6:00pm
  Location: Sustainability Office

Learn some basic maintenance that will keep your bike happy while giving you some peace of mind.

Williams Lake campus: Alumni celebration

  Date: May 24, 6:00pm - 10:00pm
  Location: Off Campus

TRU Alumni in Williams Lake are gathering to celebrate and welcome TRU’s newest alumni. Join in for appetizers, beverages and a few words from the Alumni Association. RSVP here

Trades & Tech Thursdays

  Date: November 23, 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.

Mandatory career seminars for new international students

  Date: May 25, 11:30am - 1:00pm
  Location: International Building (IB)

This event is for incoming international students arriving Summer 2018.

Williams Lake campus: Commencement 2018

  Date: May 25, 2:30pm - 4:00pm
  Location: Williams Lake campus

Celebrate the accomplishments of this year's graduates.

TRU LEAP: Brunch, beach and more

  Date: May 26 - All Day
  Location: Multiple Venues

Spend a day at the beach, hiking, throwing a Frisbee or sunbathing in Kalamalka Lake Provincial Park in Vernon.

CFBX Record Fair

  Date: May 27, 10:00am - 4:00pm
  Location: Off Campus

Campus community radio station CFBX presents its ninth annualsale of record vinyl, CDs, cassettes, music equipment, memorabilia andmore.

TRU Bike to Work Week

  Date: May 28 - All Day
  Repeated Dates: May 29, May 30, May 31, Jun 1
  Location: No location specified

Watch for more information and events as they become available.

Mandatory career seminars for new international students

  Date: May 28, 11:30am - 1:00pm
  Location: International Building (IB)

This event is for incoming international students arriving Summer 2018.

Timetabling Tuesdays

  Date: May 8, 3:45pm - 4:45pm
  Repeated Dates: May 15, May 22, May 29, Jun 5
  Location: Old Main

A hands-on workshop helping students navigate the process of creating a conflict-free timetable.

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