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TRU Reaches Agreement with Faculty Association

  Posted on: November 2, 2013

Thompson Rivers University has reached a tentative agreement with the Thompson Rivers University Faculty Association (TRUFA). The two-year agreement, which covers the period of 2012 to 2014, is consistent with the provincial cooperative gains mandate and settlements within the BC post-secondary and public sectors. The agreement must be ratified by both parties. The 819 members…

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Research in support of community

  Posted on: October 30, 2013

Change does start here. As many of the TRU community get behind the annual United Way campaign on campus this fall, faculty and students involved in TRU’s Small Cities Community-University Research Alliance (CURA) continue their evolving partnership with the Thompson Nicola Cariboo United Way and Kamloops Homelessness Action Plan (HAP) to undertake community-engaged research. Three…

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Curious to the Core

  Posted on: August 15, 2013

If you’re a particle physicist, visiting the Large Hadron Collider is like playing for the Stanley Cup.

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Searching for Superheroes

  Posted on: August 15, 2013

When people hear the word bacteria, many of us think of germs. Bacteria and other microorganisms have gained notoriety in the media—who hasn’t heard of E. coli, staph infections, or the bubonic plague? And they’re everywhere, living invisibly in air, water, soil… and us. But did you know that less than 1% of them actually…

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Giving Back

  Posted on: February 26, 2013

These are from the 2013 Giving Back campaign. Each year TRU employees are asked why they contribute to student scholarships and bursaries.

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