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TRU-UBCO team up for success with EcoHaven

Thompson Rivers University and UBC Okanagan students see successful second-place win at international building design competition.

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Castanet | TRU, UBCO students’ celebrated fireproof home design will be built at Honour Ranch

After clinching a second place finish in the US Department of Energy’s Solar Decathlon Design Challenge last month, TRU and UBC Okanagan students say they’re being the change they want to see now that a modular home of their own celebrated design will be built in Ashcroft. “The Solar Decathlon Design Challenge is an interdisciplinary...

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(Left to right) Engineering department Chair (interim) Mridula Sharma, Acres Enterprises Ltd. owner/president Jason Paige and engineering students Kenneth Kouadio, Paul Richter, Shubham Jangra and Connor Cross celebrate team five's victory along with Acres' business development manager Chad Kyllo and engineering faculty member Geoff Fink.

Engineering competition connects students and alumni

An innovative idea, effective work distribution and presentation skills were keys to victory at the Acres Industry Innovation Competition.

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The Omega | Women in Engineering to host free robotics workshop for young women and non-binary students

TRU’s Women in Engineering will welcome female and non-binary high school students from grades eight to 12 to a free robotics workshop on campus on April 20. Catherine Tatarniuk, an assistant teaching professor in the engineering department, said the inspiration behind this workshop was the need for more female enrollment in the engineering program. Geoff Fink,...

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