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Rent Bank Research Lends Hope to the Homeless

  Posted on: September 8, 2014

What happens to a family in danger of eviction when they can’t pay the rent? Dr. Ehsan Latif’s new project researches the performance of the Kamloops Rent Bank in its goal to prevent homelessness.

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A TRU Start to a First Class Graduate

  Posted on: June 9, 2014

Class of 2014 Law graduate Lisa Scruton was only nine years old, reading books on law with her stepfather, a Justice of the Peace, when she decided she would become a lawyer.

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Jane’s Walk Highlights Research Of Two Faculty

  Posted on: May 1, 2014

Learn more about the old Corkscrew Road and the calming effects of labyrinths during two research-based walks hosted by faculty members Ernie Kroeger and Nina Johnson.

The May 4 walks are a celebration of Jane’s Walk, which is a worldwide event celebrating the legacy of Jane Jacobs and her imagined walkable neighbourhoods and cities.

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Debut novel by Karen Hofmann

  Posted on: March 13, 2014

Karen Hofmann, associate professor in English and Modern Languages and Creative Writing at TRU, releases her first novel, After Alice, on April 1.

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Psychology Research — Q & A with Stacey Kaufman

  Posted on: February 13, 2014

Meet Stacey Kaufman, a Psychology major completing both a Bachelor of Arts and a Bachelor of Social Work. The Newsroom asked Stacey about conducting her own research project through TRU’s Undergraduate Research Experience Award Program (UREAP).

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Understanding Canada’s diverse past

  Posted on: February 3, 2014

Since 1995 Canada has recognized February as Black History Month as a way of commemorating the contributions of Black Canadians throughout Canadian History.“The importance of research into black history is to take a small step in changing attitudes, even if they are just your own”.- Kristina Franks

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Prehistoric hunters on the cutting edge

  Posted on: January 23, 2014

In the life of a Paleolithic hunter from over 250,000 years ago, the ability to take down prey from a distance would have been a vast improvement over confronting a dangerous animal at close quarters. New research by Dr. Karl Hutchings and colleagues finds evidence that these early hunters developed the technology to do so far earlier than first thought.

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