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Deadline to Withdraw for Campus Students

  Posted on: October 29, 2014

Friday, October 31st is the last day to formally withdraw from a semester course without it affecting your GPA. If you believe you are not going to complete a course successfully, a withdrawal is an option. A “W” will appear on your transcript however, there will be no refund. If you are considering withdrawal, you…

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President’s Report | December 2013

  Posted on: December 17, 2013

Read the December 2013 edition of the President’s Report. The President’s Report is a summary of recent news, events, achievements, presentations and publications of TRU Staff and Faculty. Submit items to be included in future reports to marcom@tru.ca For past reports, visit the President’s website.

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Fall 2013 Issue of Bridges Magazine

  Posted on: December 11, 2013

This time of year as the light dwindles and the quiet of winter approaches, many of us find an opportunity for introspection. It is the season to look within, expand our minds, learn a new skill, or give something of ourselves to others. The activities, initiatives and research projects we highlight in the new Fall…

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Inspiration at Every Turn

  Posted on: December 4, 2013

Nina Johnson’s creative writing students often complain of writer’s block. In a new research project, Johnson hopes to help them past the block with a unique mindfulness exercise: the finger labyrinth.

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Co-op Provides Possibilities

  Posted on: December 3, 2013

Co-op is perhaps the best form of experiential learning you can get while at TRU. It combines what you learn in classes, research projects, and other activities and applies it a work environment where you can put ideas into action and see the world respond. Business student Mitesh Patel is completing two, four-month co-op terms…

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TRU Reaches Agreement with Faculty Association

  Posted on: November 2, 2013

Thompson Rivers University has reached a tentative agreement with the Thompson Rivers University Faculty Association (TRUFA). The two-year agreement, which covers the period of 2012 to 2014, is consistent with the provincial cooperative gains mandate and settlements within the BC post-secondary and public sectors. The agreement must be ratified by both parties. The 819 members…

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Research in support of community

  Posted on: October 30, 2013

Change does start here. As many of the TRU community get behind the annual United Way campaign on campus this fall, faculty and students involved in TRU’s Small Cities Community-University Research Alliance (CURA) continue their evolving partnership with the Thompson Nicola Cariboo United Way and Kamloops Homelessness Action Plan (HAP) to undertake community-engaged research. Three…

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