Posted on: December 20, 2017
2017 has been another transformative year at TRU and this time around in our annual wrap up, we’re highlighting 15 stories of TRU students, alum and faculty who gave back to their communities in 2017.
In their course Designing Legal Expert Systems, TRU Law students created apps that enhance access to justice.
The BC Interior’s first high-throughput genomics lab is now open at TRU, under the direction of Biology faculty member Jonathan Van Hamme.
Just three years after graduating, Twyla Hartnell has climbed the corporate ladder to a successful career path in a male-dominated field.
According to new research, short bouts of interval exercise have the most benefit for older women at risk of heart disease.
Seven TRU researchers received nearly $950,000 over five years through the NSERC Discovery Grants program, which funds innovations in chemistry, physics, life sciences, mathematics, computer science, geoscience and the many branches of engineering.
Dr. Bruno Cinel, a natural products chemist, has teamed up with other researchers to discover useful products that can be made from cannabis.
TRU Law officially launched a chapter of Pro Bono Students Canada, a club that will provide free legal services to local organizations.
Nursing grad Erin Wiltse recently recieved a silver medal for bravery for her heroic efforts during a float plane crash last year.
A new treatment to prevent White Nose Syndrome in North American bats will be developed in Dr. Naowarat Cheeptham’s microbiology lab at TRU.
Grace McDonell of TRU OutLaws, an LGBTQ club and advocacy group, supports an SCC appeal of Trinity Western University’s proposed law school.
More than 100 students from five universities competed in the BC MBA Games held at TRU. Through the event, $8,437 was donated to the Canadian Mental Health Association.
As of spring 2017, the TRU Community Legal Clinic assisted over 200 low-income clients on various issues. The clinic opened in April 2016.
Business students are addressing the bee crisis with a socially-responsible venture, aiming to make a profit while supporting the planet. To date they’ve contributed more than 200,000 bees to local, non-commercial farms.
Meet Rhegan Williamson: Whistler secondary school graduate, big mountain freeride skier and tireless volunteer.
Led by Dr. Rod McCormick, TRU is now home to an international network of Indigenous health researchers, thanks to a $1 million federal grant.