Thompson Rivers University
Thompson Rivers University

Faculty and Staff

Free Secwepemc language classes for all TRU faculty and staff

Session 1: May 23, 25, 28, 30 — Session 2: Aug. 6, 8, 13, 15 (repeat of Session 1)
Location: AE 362 — Time: 9 a.m. to 10 a.m.
All classroom materials will be provided. All you need is a pen and notebook.

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Dr. Richard Oppong, associate professor, Faculty of Law.

International law: Research tackles same-sex unions, surrogacy and adoption

   Monday, June 18 2018

Dr. Richard Oppong was awarded a SSHRC Insight Grant to study complex cross-border family law questions in Commonwealth Africa.

Convocation hat toss

Valedictorian speeches, honorary doctor speeches spring 2018

   Friday, June 15 2018

Relive spring #TRUgrad 2018 through inspiring words from the six valedictorians, six honorary degree recipients and VIPs.

Spinning anticipatory anxiety into peaceful productivity

   Thursday, June 14 2018

Kathy Lauriente, counsellor and interim associate dean at the Williams Lake TRU campus, reflects on ways to cope with wildfire-related fears

STEM high school lab 1

Love for teaching STEMs from science

   Tuesday, June 12 2018

TRU's new STEM teaching degree is all about teaching high school science and math using real examples from engineering and technology.

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Upcoming Events

Horticulture Gardens tour

  Date: June 6, 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.


National Indigenous Peoples Day celebration

  Date: June 21, 9:00am - 10:00am
  Location: Old Main

This gathering is to acknowledge first relationships and to provide a welcome to the unceded territory of Secwepemc, where TRU is located.


Trades & Tech Thursdays

  Date: June 21, 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.


TRU LEAP: day trip to Peachland & Summerland

  Date: June 23 - All Day
  Location: Off Campus

Experience lake views, a bat nature talk, fruit goodies andice cream during a day trip to two of the Okanagan's popular destination towns.


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