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See Jane’s Walk

  Posted on: April 21, 2010

The first annual Jane’s Walk in Kamloops takes place on Saturday May 1. The Walking Lab at Thompson Rivers University invites you to join a group of artists, writers, and researchers as they explore Kamloops through walking.

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Five Distinguished Individuals to Receive Honorary Doctorates from TRU

  Posted on: May 26, 2009

Thompson Rivers University will bestow four Honorary Doctorates during spring Convocation ceremonies held on June 4 and 5 in Kamloops and another on June 26 in Tianjin, China. They will be awarded to Lorne Cardinal, actor and director; Mark Madyrga, meteorologist and avid community volunteer; Dr. Mary Ellen Turpel-Lafond, lawyer and legal scholar; Christopher Rose,…

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TRU Honours Distinguished Alumni

  Posted on: October 23, 2008

Five distinguished graduates from Thompson Rivers University will be receiving awards this year for their outstanding community contributions and professional achievements. Over the past 14 years, 49 graduates have been selected to receive these prestigious awards presented at the Thompson Rivers University Distinguished Alumni Awards dinner will be held on Saturday, October 25, 2008. This…

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TRU Lecture Series to feature renowned native activist and artist

  Posted on: October 9, 2007

Thompson Rivers University is pleased to announce that renowned native activist, educator and artist, Dr. Buffy Sainte-Marie will be the next guest in the President’s Lecture Series, Thursday, Oct. 18 at 7 pm in the Grand Hall. Her presentation of “Science through Native Eyes” will be free, but seating is limited. The TRU President’s Lecture…

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Kamloops Alumni To Be Honoured At TRU

  Posted on: October 11, 2006

KAMLOOPS – Three distinguished alumni from Kamloops will receive Distinguished Alumni Awards this Friday at a banquet beginning at 6 pm in TRU’s Culinary Arts Building. Honourees for 2006 from Kamloops include:Alan Corbishley (Award in Arts & Culture), an accomplished baritone who received a Bachelor of Arts degree from TRU in 1994. Corbishley’s vocal ability,…

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Memory and Illusion in the Court House

  Posted on: November 15, 2005

A number of TRU faculty will join an international group of artists and scholars in a public event at Kamloops’ former Court House (Hostel) next week. The artists’ projects, together with a series of associated presentations and discussions, constitute a hybrid mix of artistic and academic cultures entitled, simply, Court House. Participating artists Panya Clark…

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2005 TRU Distinguished Alumni Award for Public Service

  Posted on: October 12, 2005

The Public Service award is given to a graduate who has made significant contributions in the field of public administration and policy development, service in elected or appointed positions at local, provincial, national or international levels. The Honourable Mr. Justice Joel Groves After completing one year of University Transfer courses at Cariboo College, Justice Groves…

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Announcing Medal Award Winners

  Posted on: June 3, 2005

KAMLOOPS – At its Convocation Ceremonies to be held June 9th and 10th at its Kamloops campus, Thompson Rivers University will award the following medals for outstanding academic achievement: Governor General’s Academic Medal (Silver): This medal is awarded annually to the undergraduate who achieves the highest academic standing upon graduation from a bachelor degree program….

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