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Welcome to winter semester

Campus Winter 2016

  Posted on: January 6, 2016

Need a little help to find your way around? Some motivation to meet those new year’s resolutions? Whether this is the first week of your first semester or your fifth year, we’re glad you’re here. Find the information and services you need with this handy reference.

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Bridges Magazine Spring 2015

  Posted on: July 15, 2015

The Spring 2015 issue of Bridges Magazine features campus news, student initiatives, the latest in faculty and student research and community partnerships, and other stories about TRU alumni, students, faculty and staff.

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Supports in place for low-income adult learners

  Posted on: May 29, 2015

Low-income adults looking for upgrading courses at Thompson Rivers University can expect to find easy access to the Adult Upgrading Grants recently announced by the Ministry of Advanced Education. “Adult Basic Education is in our DNA at Thompson Rivers University,” said Dr. Airini, TRU’s Dean of the Faculty of Human, Social and Educational Development. “We…

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Peters receives award for her commitment to people with disabilities

  Posted on: May 15, 2015

Lois Peters is being applauded for her dedication to helping those with cognitive disabilities train for the workforce. She is a faculty member in the Education and Skills Training (ESTR) program and is receiving the Award of Excellence for Programs for 2015 from Disability Resource Network of BC for Post Secondary Education.

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What traits do the best teachers have in common?

Kim Calder Stegemann

  Posted on: May 6, 2015

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.

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#TRU3MT winner announced

  Posted on: March 27, 2015

Kristen Marini is the winner of the 2015 TRU Three Minute Thesis (3MT) competition, held in the Black Box Theatre on Friday, March 27. The Master’s of Science in Environmental Science student, who is supervised by Dr. Matthew Reudink, will move on to compete in the Western Canadian 3MT competition, which will be held at TRU on April 30.

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Inaugural International Research Conference Kicks Off

  Posted on: March 12, 2015

The inaugural Learning at Intercultural Intersections: International Research Conference kicks off today at TRU, bringing together scholars in the field of intercultural learners, and drawing in renowned researchers from as far away as South Africa, Brazil and the Netherlands.

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