Eric Rankin was looking for a way to celebrate the diverse student population while practising his photography skills. Recalling the “Humans of” trend on Facebook, he decided to create a page of his own and Humans of TRU was born on Oct. 10.

Felicia Girouard took a class assignment to develop a research project and turned it into a $4,500 award. Learn how a UREAP research grant can help put theory into practice.

Providing TRU students with international opportunities was further strengthened with the signing of a memorandum of understanding with Seoul National University of Education on Oct. 6, 2014.

Paul Michel has been appointed Executive Director of Aboriginal Education. He is experienced in providing leadership to the senior executive, Aboriginal student support services, transitional academic programs, student recruitment and retention, Elder engagement, community collaborations and research protocols, he has successfully developed programs and obtained funding from government and non-government sources.

Harry Gillett turns his fond memories of childhood travels into a research project examining adventurous families. His study is then recognized by the Travel and Tourism Research Association (TTRA) with a Gordon Taylor Future Researcher Award.

Culinary Arts is offering fresh new eat-in, take-out and take home dining options for students, faculty, staff and the public. Scratch Market, Scratch Café, and Scratch Dining officially opened this week to provide made-from-scratch dishes prepared by Culinary Arts students.

Renowned adventure photographer, filmmaker and climber Pat Morrow will receive an Honorary Doctor of Letters during Fall Convocation on Oct. 10.

Pat Morrow’s passion for mountain environments has taken him to the top of the world’s highest peaks and has driven him to advocate for mountain ecosystems and communities at home and abroad.

Convocation starts at 2pm and will be held in the TRU Gym. About 250 graduates will attend and receive credentials ranging from certificates to master’s degrees.