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What does it mean to be “professional”?

  Posted on: February 15, 2016

Associate Professor Jeanette Robertson has conducted research into professional suitability in Social Work. She has been awarded a Thompson Rivers University research grant to support her project, titled Models of assessment on professional suitability in Canadian Social Work.

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Report links intergenerational trauma to suicide rates

  Posted on: January 22, 2016

Dr. Roderick McCormick, BC Innovation Council Chair in Aboriginal Health and national expert in First Nations mental health, says that what is especially valuable about a new report released by Statistics Canada is how it links the intergenerational trauma associated with residential schools to thoughts of suicide.

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Lepin awards support graduate students

  Posted on: October 8, 2015

Kamloops philanthropist Ken Lepin presented $35,000 in awards to nine TRU graduate students on Oct. 8 to support graduate research and business excellence.

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Bridges Magazine Spring 2015

  Posted on: July 15, 2015

The Spring 2015 issue of Bridges Magazine features campus news, student initiatives, the latest in faculty and student research and community partnerships, and other stories about TRU alumni, students, faculty and staff.

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Supports in place for low-income adult learners

  Posted on: May 29, 2015

Low-income adults looking for upgrading courses at Thompson Rivers University can expect to find easy access to the Adult Upgrading Grants recently announced by the Ministry of Advanced Education. “Adult Basic Education is in our DNA at Thompson Rivers University,” said Dr. Airini, TRU’s Dean of the Faculty of Human, Social and Educational Development. “We…

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