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TRU moves forward with Bachelor in Software Engineering

   Tuesday, January 16 2018

TRU plans to welcome the first intake of third-year students to the program in fall 2019.

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Student applies Cariboo ranching to home in Ghana

   Thursday, January 11 2018

Applied Sustainable Ranching student Majeed Nashiru shares his journey from northern Ghana to the Cariboo with the Williams Lake Tribune.

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Co-op student Aaron Wiebe

Real world impact: on-campus sustainability practices

   Wednesday, January 10 2018

Co-op student Aaron Wiebe facilitated and coordinated the installation of biofilters that he developed for the on-campus composters.

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$7,500 fellowships awarded to graduate researchers

   Monday, January 8 2018

Graduate students Jordann Foster and Jared Maida have been awarded the 2017 Environmental Science and Natural Resource Science Fellowship.

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Idiamin Rayneil Mckinney, mural artist and first-year Bachelor of Science student

Science student breaks down the walls

   Friday, January 5 2018

Rayneil Mckinney has completed a campus mural that he hopes will inspire students to break down barriers and reach their full potential.

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Top 15 TRU stories of 2017

   Wednesday, December 20 2017

In this wrap-up to 2017, we highlight 15 stories of TRU students, alum and faculty who gave back to their communities in 2017.

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Tyson Bodor holds his CSC Silver Medal.

Positive reactions: TRU’s top chemistry grads win Silver medals

   Friday, December 15 2017

The two top TRU chemistry students graduating this year have been awarded the Canadian Society for Chemistry Silver Medal.

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TRU genomics lab a first for the BC Interior

   Monday, December 11 2017

The BC Interior's first high-throughput genomics lab is now open at TRU, under the direction of Biology faculty member Jonathan Van Hamme.

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Deal with Indian university for students to study and work in BC

   Thursday, November 30 2017

Agreement applies to those transferring to TRU's Bachelor of Computing Science and Bachelor of Technology programs.

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Crowd control research nets national award

   Wednesday, November 22 2017

Tunisian undergraduate Houssem Zouaghi received the Mitacs Award for Outstanding innovation for his work with TRU's Dr. Andrew Park.

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Science Events

Events at TRU

IRCC workshop

  Date: January 22, 1:30pm - 2:30pm
  Location: International Building (IB)

For international students needing assistance with different permits.


SoBE graduate programs information session

  Date: January 23, 11:30am - 1:00pm
  Location: No location specified

Join us to get more information about the School of Business and Economics graduate programs.


International students medical insurance info session

  Date: January 24, 3:00pm - 4:00pm
  Location: International Building (IB)

For new and returning international students: everything you need to know about medical insurance in Canada.


TRUSU Annual General Meeting

  Date: January 24, 6:00pm - 8:00pm
  Location: Students' Union Building (TRUSU)

Have a say in the direction of your students' union.


IRCC workshop

  Date: January 25, 12:00pm - 1:00pm
  Location: International Building (IB)

For international students needing assistance with different permits.


Environmental Science Seminar Series: Arctic conservation in the 21st century

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

Learn more about the opportunities and challenges for Arctic conservation within a changing climate and complex socio-political environment.


Arts Colloquium Series: Scripting history

  Date: January 25, 4:30pm - 5:30pm
  Location: Campus Activity Centre

Peace Pledge: the Challenges of Scripting History for the BigScreen is the title of this talk by English faculty member George Johnson.


Surviving the Classroom: Note-taking and test-taking techniques

  Date: January 25, 4:30pm - 5:55pm
  Location: Old Main

Learn some note-taking and test-taking strategies that can beused in lectures and while reading.


Guest lecture—Equity: Art, Access, and Visual Inspection

  Date: January 26, 9:30am - 11:00am
  Location: Old Main

Hear a presentation called What We Talk About When We Talk About Equity: Art, Access, and Visual Inspection.


Graduate Students Career Retreat

  Date: January 27, 9:00am - 3:00pm
  Location: Main Library

Learn essential work strategies and other important career tips through mini-lectures and hands-on activities.


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