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Roger Yu, professor of mathematics and statistics and the director of the Centre for Optimization and Data Science

TRU launches Master of Science in Data Science

   Friday, April 3 2020

TRU is now accepting applications for students in a new Master of Science in Data Science program that starts in fall 2020.

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Respiratory therapy students

Donation prepares students for hospital work

   Tuesday, March 31 2020

Earlier this year, Peak Medical Group provided the respiratory therapy program with nine pulmonary-function stations.

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Awards celebrate environmental research

   Tuesday, January 14 2020

Shannon Mendt and Joey Chisholm have been awarded $7,500 Environmental Science and Natural Resource Science Fellowships for their research.

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Dr. Naowarat (Ann) Cheeptham

The battle for the bats

   Tuesday, December 17 2019

TRU's Dr. Naowarat (Ann) Cheeptham is part of a research team featured in a Telus Storyhive documentary on saving bats.

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Record year for investment in undergraduate research

   Wednesday, December 4 2019

So far this year, 41 students have been awarded UREAP scholarships for a total investment of $250,000.

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Bat research breaking new ground

   Monday, October 28 2019

TRU researchers have partnered with several other universities to ensure BC's bats don't perish as a result of White Nose Syndrome.

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Graduate students receive $17,500-scholarships

   Thursday, September 19 2019

Jesse Biddlecomb, Brandon Turner and Adam Zelmer are the recipients of $17,500 Canada Graduate Scholarships -Masters.

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Respiratory therapy students

Meet our donors: The TB Vets Charitable Foundation

   Friday, June 7 2019

The TB Vets Charitable Foundation and its donors have provided funding for the respiratory therapy program for 30 years.

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Stephanie Winton, recipient of the 2019 Governor General's Academic Gold Medal.

Rattlesnake researcher receives gold medal

   Wednesday, June 5 2019

Stephanie Winton is the recipient of the 2019 Governor General's Academic Gold Medal for her work in rattlesnake conservation.

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2019 Science Valedictorian Marco Lussetti

A life-long love of (machine) learning

   Tuesday, June 4 2019

Marco Lussetti is the 2019 TRU Faculty of Science valedictorian, graduating with his newly minted Bachelor of Computing Science degree.

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Science Events

Cancelled—Live theatre: Director’s Festival Night A

  Date: April 6, 7:30pm - 9:45pm
  Repeated Dates: Apr 8, Apr 10
  Location: Old Main

Catch an assortment of five, one-act plays, directed by senior directing students.

Cancelled—Live theatre: Director’s Festival Night B

  Date: April 7, 7:30pm - 9:45pm
  Repeated Dates: Apr 9, Apr 11
  Location: Old Main

Catch an assortment of five, one-act plays, directed by senior directing students.

Trivia night

  Date: April 9, 7:00pm - 10:00pm
  Location: Off Campus

TRUSU Eco Club presents a trivia night with a little something for everyone.

Postponed—Dish Up Downtown 2020

  Date: April 15, 4:45pm - 9:30pm
  Location: Multiple Venues

Note: This event is postponed. Join Kamloops’ premiere progressive-dining-fundraiser for a walking tour of six downtown Kamloops restaurants. Each location will present a seasonal, signature dish. TICKETS Why should I go? A portion of the money from each ticket goes toward scholarships and bursaries that help TRU students achieve their dreams of education. Take in...

Postponed—Trades & Tech Thursdays: 6 pm tour

  Date: March 19, 6:00pm - 7:00pm
  Repeated Dates: Mar 19, Apr 16, May 21, Jun 18
  Location: Trades &\; Technology Building

Take a free tour to learn why a career in trades may be right for you.

Academic Integrity in Canada and the implications for TRU and BC

  Date: May 1, 1:00pm - 2:30pm
  Location: Mountain Room\, Campus Activity Centre

Join a talk on strengthening academic integrity in Canada andthe implications for TRU and British Columbia.

Williams Lake Commencement

  Date: May 29, 2:30pm - 5:00pm
  Location: Williams Lake campus

Celebrate the hard work and accomplishments of those who havecompleted their program requirements.

TRU’s 50th anniversary homecoming weekend

  Date: September 11 - All Day
  Location: Campus Commons

Officially celebrate TRU's 50th anniversary during three daysof fun and festivities. Everyone is invited.

Distinguished Alumni Awards 2020

  Date: September 11, 6:00pm - 10:00pm
  Location: Campus Activity Centre

Celebrate some of our most-accomplished graduates and friends. Find inspiration in them, and in their actions to change the world.

Open House: Fall 2020

  Date: September 12, 9:30am - 3:00pm
  Location: Old Main

Discover what TRU has to offer. Learn more about courses and programs, campus supports, clubs and ways to become part of campus life.

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