Now is your chance to vote for Canada’s Choice in the national 3 Minute Thesis (3MT) competition. Visit the Canadian Association for Graduate Studies 3MT page for videos of the 11 finalists chosen from regional competitions. Voting is open between May 15 and noon on May 25.

TRU’s Bike to Work Week team is gearing up for another fun week of riding to and from work or school, free activities, prizes, bike stories, and more. TRU Folks on Spokes is the team name this year.

Learn more about the plants and gardens on campus during one of several free guided tours May through August and provided by members of the TRU Friends of the Gardens.

Teacher training programs are obligated to produce diverse educators from all walks of life, but Dr. Kim Calder Stegemann’s research shows that it takes very specific skill sets to thrive in the profession — and many of those skills aren’t traditionally taught.

Elizabeth Watt

Elizabeth Watt from the University of Calgary took top spot at the Western Canadian Three Minute Thesis (3MT) for her presentation, “Permanent Breast Seed Implant: Improving Patient Experience in Early-Stage Breast Cancer”.

What is one action you can do this year to reduce your carbon footprint?

The university’s department of Environment and Sustainability put the question to members of the TRU community on Tuesday, April 21, 2015 as a way of recognizing and celebrating Earth Day 2015.

Read some of the pledges.

Sean McGuinness

Each year TRU recognizes outstanding achievement of its faculty and staff with merit awards. As well those with 10 years or more of service are recognized in five-year increments.