Thompson Rivers University

Author: Michele Young, Page 2

Posts by micyoung:

Connecting with words

  Posted on: June 18, 2021

TRU President Brett Fairbairn drew upon a group of Secwépemc Elders to translate the university’s vision statement into their ancient language.

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An invitation to support healing and action

  Posted on: May 31, 2021

As a university connected with the region’s Indigenous communities, including a strong partnership with Tk’emlúps, we are respectfully joining in being present and healing.

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Nikki Hunter-Porter

Finding answers for Indigenous mental wellness

  Posted on: May 7, 2021

A TRU Master of Nursing student passionate about improving mental-health services for Indigenous people has received research funding so she can create change that will benefit others in the Secwépemc Nation.

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Philosophy professor Jeff McLaughlin

A graphic way to teach

  Posted on: December 7, 2020

While most people eventually leave the toys and mementos of childhood behind them, innovative thinking TRU philosophy professor Jeff McLaughlin incorporated comic books into his career.

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Dr. Shelly Johnson and the REDress Project

REDress Project reminds us of the missing

  Posted on: October 15, 2020

The Office of Indigenous Education and some Indigenous researchers have hung red dresses on campus to honour and remember Indigenous women and girls who are murdered or missing.

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