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#TRU3MT winner announced

  Posted on: March 27, 2015

Kristen Marini is the winner of the 2015 TRU Three Minute Thesis (3MT) competition, held in the Black Box Theatre on Friday, March 27. The Master’s of Science in Environmental Science student, who is supervised by Dr. Matthew Reudink, will move on to compete in the Western Canadian 3MT competition, which will be held at TRU on April 30.

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Inaugural International Research Conference Kicks Off

  Posted on: March 12, 2015

The inaugural Learning at Intercultural Intersections: International Research Conference kicks off today at TRU, bringing together scholars in the field of intercultural learners, and drawing in renowned researchers from as far away as South Africa, Brazil and the Netherlands.

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Bridges Magazine, Fall 2014

Fall 2014 edition of Bridges Magazine

  Posted on: December 8, 2014

Read the Fall 2014 edition of Bridges Magazine, featuring 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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The gift of hands-on experience

  Posted on: December 3, 2014

The cheerful cart that has been appearing regularly on Student Street offers more than gift and food items. Conceived and developed by students in the Education and Skills Training (ESTR) program, the kiosk has done a brisk business while the students gain hands-on experience and the confidence to interact with the community.

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Appointed: A world-leading expert on at-risk student education

  Posted on: November 13, 2014

Thompson Rivers University has appointed a world-leading expert on at-risk student education as its new Dean for the Faculty of Human, Social and Educational Development (FoHSED).

Dr. Airini, an accomplished scholar and university administrator, is currently on a Fulbright fellowship consulting to the U.S. federal government on at-risk student education. She joins the FoHSED faculty at TRU for a five-year term beginning in November.

“FoHSED provides real strength to TRU’s mandate to serve the educational and training needs in the region,” said Dr. Airini. “I’m looking forward to the commitment of making sure our research and our teaching and service is inspired, inspiring, and contagious.”

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Exploring Opps with Seoul-NUE

  Posted on: October 15, 2014

Providing TRU students with international opportunities was further strengthened with the signing of a memorandum of understanding with Seoul National University of Education on Oct. 6, 2014.

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Research reaches a new audience through Twitter

  Posted on: August 22, 2014

Dr. Wendy Hulko has found creative ways to share knowledge gained from her dementia research. This June, she was a guest expert during a one-hour Twitter chat on the topic, “dementia doesn’t discriminate—society does”.

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