Dr. Richard Frimpong Oppong and JD candidate Lisa Niro of TRU’s Faculty of Law have been awarded the James Crawford Prize by the Journal of International Dispute Settlement, a leading peer-reviewed journal published by Oxford University Press.
The first batch of compost is ready to be given away on March 5 to the first 100 people be they students, staff, or faculty. As a bonus, donated vegetable and flower seeds are part of the give-away as well as free hugs supplied by the Wellness Centre.
WolfPack players Brad Gunter and Colin Carson were honoured with national CIS men’s volleyball awards on Feb. 26.
Gunter received Player of the Year for his season that included leading the CIS in several key stats categories.
Carson was named Dale Iwanoczko Student-Athlete Award winner for his community involvement that went beyond the 20 hours WolfPack players are expected to put in during the season.
A $2.25 million private contribution to TRU from Ken Lepin was the major highlight of another successful Foundation Gala.
Women often face financial challenges affecting whether to pursue trades training or not, and the Royal Bank of Canada is doing something to change that.
In “Not Just a Snapshot: The Thompson Drainage through Field Journal Art”, an exhibit at the Kamloops Art Council Main Gallery Jan. 9 to Feb. 1, Dr. Lyn Baldwin’s field journal drawings in pen and watercolour reveal the natural history of the region drained by the Thompson rivers in an intersection of artistic and scientific enquiry.
In the life of a Paleolithic hunter from over 250,000 years ago, the ability to take down prey from a distance would have been a vast improvement over confronting a dangerous animal at close quarters. New research by Dr. Karl Hutchings and colleagues finds evidence that these early hunters developed the technology to do so far earlier than first thought.
TRU signs a groundbreaking partnership, allowing students to study four different certificates in Germany.
TRU’s Office of Environment and Sustainability is starting a six-month compost pilot project on the Kamloops campus.
“Our young people are growing away from us—tradition is tradition, that’s old stuff. And yet it’s such an important part of our history and our survival,” says Barb Larson, one…..
Thompson Rivers University has appointed Jim Gudjonson to the position of Director, Environment and Sustainability beginning January 1, 2014.
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…..