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IDays 2015: Speakers and lectures

  Posted on: March 2, 2015

This year’s IDays lineup of guest speakers will share their international perspectives on topics ranging from human rights to conservation, health tourism to medicine.

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IDays 2015: Many cultures, one community

  Posted on: February 27, 2015

IDays is an opportunity to learn how to cook dishes from around the world, listen to speakers, learn sign language or play games from different countries, attend seminars on Study Abroad and the Global Competency certificate, and more.

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Examining the definitions of body image

  Posted on: February 18, 2015

Have your perceptions of body image challenged or reinforced during a free body image workshop on March 6 by American poet, performance artist, activist, and transformational leader Sonya Renee Taylor.

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Family ties on a global campus

  Posted on: February 12, 2015

When you’re thinking about moving 15,000 kilometres away from family and friends for school, homesickness is to be expected. But when recent graduate Idah Msiska (’14) considered coming to TRU from her home country of Zambia, family made all the difference.

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UREAP Asks: How to retain employees at Sun Peaks Resort?

  Posted on: February 12, 2015

Employee retention — it’s a phrase often heard within the tourism industry, and a concern Bachelor of Tourism Management student Sarbjit Gill decided to investigate through his successful Undergraduate Research Experience Award Program (UREAP) project.

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3MT’s Western Canadian final coming to TRU

  Posted on: February 10, 2015

TRU will host the 3MT Western Regional Championships in April. Up to 16 graduate students from Western Canada will compete by testing their ability to succinctly explain their work to a non-specialist audience. The winner advances to the Canadian championship.

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Philosophy gets practical

  Posted on: February 2, 2015

Current popular rhetoric questions the importance of a philosophy course as part of a job-ready education, but Jeff McLaughlin’s fourth-year Biomedical Ethics class challenged that notion by applying ethics instead of just talking about it.

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