The President’s Report is produced each month for presentation to the TRU Board of Governors and TRU Senate. Read the February 2015 President’s Report for an overview of recent university…..
This year’s lineup of guest speakers will share their international perspectives on topics ranging from human rights to conservation, health tourism to medicine.
The Faculty of Law is launching a free information service that will connect people with legal information and materials dealing with a range of legal matters.
TRU is offering private space for students, faculty and staff to reflect, pray and meditate and will officially open two rooms in Old Main on March 26, 2015.
Thompson Rivers University has a new, official Strategic Research Plan (SRP)—a blueprint for research for the next five years. The plan identifies five key areas of collaborative excellence and emerging strength, while encouraging research in all disciplines.
Have your perceptions of body image challenged or reinforced during a free body image workshop on March 6 by American poet, performance artist, activist, and transformational leader Sonya Renee Taylor.
Richard Wagamese — prominent local and national writer, author, story teller, performance story teller, and more — will educate, entertain, and inspire during the sixth annual Story Tellers Gala on Feb. 25.
A group of five Law students won first place in a moot court competition where they argued a hypothetical situation before actual BC Appeal Justices.
The Long Night Against Procrastination, Mar. 5-6 at the TRU Library, promises an interactive and supportive all-nighter that will give students a head start on their final projects.
When you’re thinking about moving 15,000 kilometres away from family and friends for school, homesickness is to be expected. But when recent graduate Idah Msiska (’14) considered coming to TRU from her home country of Zambia, family made all the difference.
This issue of “Kudos from the President” celebrates external recognition for the outstanding achievements of Thompson Rivers University faculty, staff and students since November 2014.
Employee retention — it’s a phrase often heard within the tourism industry, and a concern Bachelor of Tourism Management student Sarbjit Gill decided to investigate through his successful Undergraduate Research Experience Award Program (UREAP) project.
Do certain plants get fevers? And if the answer is yes, which plants, and why? Dr. Cynthia Ross Friedman and a team of researchers have brought some clarity to those questions with their groundbreaking findings published on Feb. 9 in Nature Communications, one of the highest-ranked multidisciplinary journals in the world.
Brown Family House of Learning earns gold LEED status. While the certification is recent, those involved in the development and building process of the Brown Family House of Learning consistently strived to achieve the Gold standard from its conception to construction.
TRU will receive $325,274 to purchase new trades training equipment as part of BC’s Skills for Jobs Blueprint, supporting trades students who are entering in-demand occupations.