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UREAP Asks: How to retain employees at Sun Peaks Resort?

  Posted on: February 12, 2015

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.

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Prehistoric spear points on CBC Quirks & Quarks

  Posted on: February 12, 2015

Anthropologist Dr. Karl Hutchings was a guest on CBC’s Quirks & Quarks on Feb. 7. Hutchings made a remarkable discovery upon analyzing obsidian artifacts, providing evidence to show that humans used spear throwers as early as 279,000 years ago.

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3MT’s Western Canadian final coming to TRU

  Posted on: February 10, 2015

TRU will host the 3MT Western Regional Championships in April. Up to 16 graduate students from Western Canada will compete by testing their ability to succinctly explain their work to a non-specialist audience. The winner advances to the Canadian championship.

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The legal needs of people living with dementia

  Posted on: November 12, 2014

When Law professor Margaret Hall began her research journey into guardianship and dementia, she began by asking the big questions — bringing a philosophical bent to her legal investigation.

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Grants give rise to unbeatable mentorships

  Posted on: November 3, 2014

While always working to advance the field of graph theory, Dr. Richard Brewster (Mathematics and Statistics) also strives to provide students with an unbeatable undergraduate experience, positioning them for future academic and career success.

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