New coach for WolfPack

  Posted on: January 11, 2006

There’ll be someone new on the bench for the TRU WolfPack men’s volleyball team’s first league matches this semester. Jonathan Newman-Gonchar, who most recently coached the Northern Arizona University women’s volleyball team, came to TRU this winter to assist with drills and practice, compile team stats, present strategies and otherwise help out the team, was…

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Wear orange for the Pack

  Posted on: January 10, 2006

The TRU WolfPack is offering fans a winter bonus this semester: wear visible orange clothing to selected WolfPack games and get in free! “We’d like to encourage people to come out to games,” said TRU Athletics Director Ken Olynyk. “Once people come and see the high level of play and how much fun it is…

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Free Talks At TRU By Acclaimed Citizen-Scholar

  Posted on: January 7, 2006

Dr. Alex Michalos, a Fellow of the Royal Society of Canada and a Social Sciences and Humanities Research Council (SSHRC) gold medalist for research achievement whose significant contributions to research in his field have helped to improve the human condition, will deliver two talks at TRU this month. At 7:30 pm on Monday, January 16th,…

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  Posted on: January 4, 2006

The TRU Board of Governors has set its public meeting schedule for the coming semester. Community members and other interested persons are invited to attend meetings which will be held on the following dates: Wednesday, February 8, 2006 Thursday, March 30, 2006 Thursday, May 25, 2006The Board of Governors holds four to five public Board…

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TRU Geographers Announce Conference

  Posted on: December 15, 2005

Those with an interest in geography are invited to get involved in the Annual General Meeting of the Western Division of the Canadian Association of Geographers (WDCAG) to be hosted by TRU March 10th and 11th at its Kamloops campus. “TRU’s Department of Geography would like to extend a cordial invitation to the TRU and…

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TRU Students Stage Christmas Shows

  Posted on: December 9, 2005

The TRU Drama and Theatre Club (TRUDAT) will present a holiday stress-reliever this month. Entitled “A Christmas Show,” the 45-minute, one-act play will be staged at two local watering-holes December 16th and 19th. “It”s absolutely a comedy,” explained TRUDAT member Kaitlynn Dewhirst. “It’s about someone looking to find the meaning of Christmas.” The play featuring…

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TRU Student Awarded Prestigious Scholarship

  Posted on: December 9, 2005

Just a couple of weeks after her brother Kevin won a major graduate research award, Terri France, a 4th-year Natural Resource Science student at Thompson Rivers University has also garnered a prestigious prize. Ms. France, originally from Vernon, BC, has received a $3,000 World Petroleum Council (WPC) millennium scholarship for the 2005-06 academic year. The…

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Top BC High-Schooler Signs With Wolfpack Men's Volleyball

  Posted on: December 8, 2005

AAA Provincial High School Championships Most Outstanding Player Kyle Donen will play university volleyball next year with the Thompson Rivers University WolfPack. The 5’10” senior from Semiahmoo, also a member of the Under-16 Team BC volleyball team, was named a tournament all-star at the invitational tournament held at TRU last month, where he came to…

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200 New Exchange Opportunities

  Posted on: December 7, 2005

Since it opened in 2003 to enhance international exchange opportunities for students and faculty, TRU’s Study Abroad Centre has created more than 50 exchange opportunities per semester. That number is about to get much bigger. TRU has just been officially admitted into membership in the International Student Exchange Program (ISEP), and is now one of…

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TRU Opens New Weather Station

  Posted on: December 6, 2005

Rain, snow or shine, the TRU Geography department’s weather station grand opening will go ahead tomorrow as planned, said Geography professor Darryl Carlyle-Moses. Construction on the new 550-bed on-campus student residence meant the old station had to be dismantled, he explained, and while the new one looks smaller, it’s actually got a lot more instrumentation…

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