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Education & Social Work, Page 25

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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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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Gold stars for Mr. Mueller

  Posted on: October 9, 2009

TRU Master of Education alumnus wins national award for incorporating technology at an Kamloops inner-city school.

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