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Presenting a preponderance of plastic

   Tuesday, March 13 2018

A third-year undergrad student's research shone a light on plastics in mussels and put her in the spotlight at a marine biology conference.

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Awards celebrate environmental impact of graduate research

   Thursday, January 17 2019

Garrett O'Connell, Dana Eye and Claudie Pageau have been awarded Environmental Science and Natural Resource Science Fellowships.

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First Interior university research funding opportunity opens

   Thursday, December 13 2018

Faculty are encouraged to apply for the Disaster PR3 grant, valued at $40,000, and managed by the Interior University Research Coalition.

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Awards mark milestone for TRU graduate programs

   Wednesday, December 12 2018

Eight students were awarded $6,000 Dr. Sherman Jen Graduate Awards, marking an important milestone for graduate studies at TRU.

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Raccoons are here to stay—what’s next for Kamloops?

   Tuesday, December 4 2018

Increased sightings of raccoons in city limits has taken Kamloops residents by surprise, but TRU's Karl Larsen says they're here to stay.

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Eight students become independent researchers

   Monday, November 26 2018

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

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TRU Privacy and Security Conference

Digital security conference a great place to connect

   Friday, November 23 2018

How tight is your digital privacy and security? Learn and network during this free event that's also open to students. An RSVP required.

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Creative chemist’s teaching approach crystallizes in national award

   Wednesday, November 21 2018

When Sharon Brewer began her teaching career more than 20 years ago, she promised to always keep course content relevant to students.

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$78,000 awarded to undergraduate research apprentices

   Monday, November 19 2018

Apprenticeships allow faculty to hire students as researchers, and provide students with meaningful mentorship and training opportunities.

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Two students, one fantastic co-op destination

   Friday, November 9 2018

Two computer science students are working independently in Japan through TRU's co-op program.

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Science Events

Events at TRU

PHP Conference: philosophy, history and politics

  Date: January 17 - All Day
  Repeated Dates: Jan 17, Jan 18, Jan 19
  Location: Various locations on campus

Undergrads in philosophy, history and politics present theirresearch on a variety of themes like human rights, gender and equality.

TRU Steps Toward Success Conference 2019

  Date: January 19, 8:00am - 1:30pm
  Location: Brown Family House of Learning

An opportunity for undergrad students to connect with peers,learn how to access campus resources and to how to engage in skill-building.

Virtual Reality In Higher Education

  Date: January 21, 11:00am - 3:00pm
  Location: Campus Activity Centre

Learn more about using virtual reality (VR) in higher education, while having the opportunity to experience VR for yourself.

Art exhibit, Visual Communications: Digital Imaging for Industry

  Date: January 10, 12:00pm - 5:00pm
  Repeated Dates: Jan 11, Jan 14, Jan 15, Jan 16, Jan 17, Jan 18, Jan 21, Jan 22, Jan 23, Jan 24
  Location: Art Gallery

First- and second-year communications students showcase best practices of digital imaging for industry.

CELTalks: 2 talks

  Date: January 21, 12:30pm - 1:30pm
  Location: Arts and Education

Tory Handford and Alex Church present separate talks.

How Relevant is Aboriginal Law to YOUR career: A panel discussion

  Date: January 21, 1:00pm - 2:30pm
  Location: Old Main

Learn why Aboriginal law classes can enhance your studies in the areas of corporate commercial, environmental and tax.

RBC Career Info Session

  Date: January 22, 4:00pm - 6:00pm
  Location: Campus Activity Centre

Learn more about career opportunities with Royal Bank of Canada (RBC).

Teaching Awards Information Session

  Date: January 23, 11:30am - 12:30pm
  Location: BC Centre for Open Learning (BCCOL)

Learn the components of an effective nomination, eligibilitycriteria and what to consider when nominating yourself, or someone else.

Connect: Tourism Management

  Date: January 23, 4:45pm - 6:15pm
  Location: Campus Activity Centre - Mountain Room

Get career advice and gain career confidence through short conversations with professionals in the tourism industry.

TRU Law Guest Speaker: Dispute Resolution in the Digital Age

  Date: January 24, 10:30am - 11:30pm
  Location: Old Main

BC Civil Resolution Tribunal presented by Shannon Salter, Chair of the Civil Resolution Tribunal.

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