Longtime TRU supporters Roland and Anne Neave donated the 160-acre parcel of land to his alma mater with the hope that the property would expand the existing wilderness research area to benefit students from many different disciplines.
TRU’s new Campus Development Plan has re-envisioned campus within a new model—the university village—which will enhance campus life for the university’s students and add vibrancy to the campus for all who visit it.
Architectural and Engineering Technology (ARET) faculty galvanize their students’ ingenuity with a team-building tradition each fall, the ARET Design Challenge. This year’s task: a Rube Goldberg machine.
To provide a safe and healthy workplace and learning environment for the entire campus community, TRU’s Smoking/Tobacco Policy has been updated, with the creation of nine new designated smoking areas.
What happens to a family in danger of eviction when they can’t pay the rent? Dr. Ehsan Latif’s new project researches the performance of the Kamloops Rent Bank in its goal to prevent homelessness.
Dr. Tracy Penny Light, an award winning, prominent scholar in student engagement, has been named executive director of the TRU Centre for Student Engagement and Learning Innovation.
Check out the Writing Centre this fall, re-opening Monday, Sept. 15 until December 5. Improve your communications skills with advice and feedback on your writing – the Centre is open to domestic and international students, faculty and staff.
Professional basketball player Kelly Olynyk will speak on the topic “It Takes a Village To Raise A Child” during this fundraiser for TRU student athletes. Money will go towards athletic scholarships.
24,000 students currently attend Thompson Rivers University. Since almost 20 per cent of them come to us from more than 85 countries around the globe, major international events often carry…..
Law faculty member Nicole Schabus was part of the team helping bring about an unprecedented decision on indigenous land rights in Canada.
The deep relationship between the Secwepemc people and the traditional lands on which TRU resides is now commemorated on campus with an Aboriginal territorial marker.
In an effort to better serve students, TRU is merging a number of campus services into one student identification card this September.
TRU released it’s latest economic and social impact study and estimates the 1,400 full-time equivalent staff positions spin-off into 2,110 jobs locally, and nearly 3,202 jobs province-wide.
The report is based on a study by School of Business and Economics faculty member Laura Lamb.