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Research Q & A with Spencer Morran

  Posted on: August 13, 2014

Student researcher Spencer Morran learned that hands-on science camps and science centres are not just all about fun and games. They’re also an effective way to teach science.

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Out of the Comfort Zone

Kate Strangway UREAP

  Posted on: July 8, 2014

Opportunities to transform learning from understanding the concepts to solving real world problems are what make university a life-changing experience. Reprinted from the Spring 2014 issue of Bridges Magazine.

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Researchers Do More than Raise a Flag about Invasive Species

  Posted on: June 17, 2014

Vaseux Lake, located between Okanagan Falls and Oliver on the Okanagan Highway, is home to a variety of wildlife and is a popular destination for outdoor enthusiasts. Like many BC lakes, however, Vaseux is in jeopardy due to a pretty, seemingly innocuous foe, the yellow flag iris.

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Biology Research—Q & A with Kate Strangway

  Posted on: June 12, 2014

Meet Kate Strangway, a Bachelor of Science in General Biology grad. The Newsroom asked Kate about the ins and outs of conducting her own UREAP research project, studying how well goats can control invasive weeds like knapweed and thistle.

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TRU measures its Economic and Social Impacts to Province and Region

  Posted on: June 10, 2014

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.

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A Problem With Truth And Reconciliation

  Posted on: May 28, 2014

While the Truth and Reconciliation Commission has done a good job at addressing healing on the personal level, work should be done to address healing at the levels of family, community, and nation, says TRU’s Dr. Rod McCormick.

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