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Campus architecture achieves gold

  Posted on: February 5, 2015

Brown Family House of Learning earns gold LEED status. While the certification is recent, those involved in the development and building process of the Brown Family House of Learning consistently strived to achieve the Gold standard from its conception to construction.

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Top TRU stories of 2014

  Posted on: December 15, 2014

In the spirit of looking back as the year draws to a close, we savour the highlights of 2014 at TRU with the top 20 stories that made headlines.

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Harnessing the sun

  Posted on: December 5, 2014

From simple measures to large-scale initiatives, TRU has taken tangible strides to reduce its carbon footprint and increase environmental sustainability.

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Alumnus Makes 160-Acre Wetlands Property Donation

  Posted on: September 29, 2014

Longtime TRU supporters Roland and Anne Neave donated the 160-acre parcel of land to his alma mater with the hope that the property would expand the existing wilderness research area to benefit students from many different disciplines.

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Coordinating the Cleaning of the Shoreline

  Posted on: September 23, 2014

Sciences student Julie Dixon is putting her classroom learning and passions into practice by volunteering to coordinate the annual Shoreline Cleanup in conjunction with World Rivers Day.

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Researchers Do More than Raise a Flag about Invasive Species

  Posted on: June 17, 2014

Vaseux Lake, located between Okanagan Falls and Oliver on the Okanagan Highway, is home to a variety of wildlife and is a popular destination for outdoor enthusiasts. Like many BC lakes, however, Vaseux is in jeopardy due to a pretty, seemingly innocuous foe, the yellow flag iris.

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Town Hall: Campus Sustainability Action Plan

  Posted on: June 4, 2014

What directions do you think TRU should be headed regarding environmental sustainability?

On June 19, have your say during a town hall to collect input for the upcoming Campus Sustainability Action Plan.

There will be other ways to contribute, including an on-line survey, through social media, and email.

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Trash Bash Cleans Up

  Posted on: May 16, 2014

More than 100 students, staff, and faculty helped clean up the campus during Trash Bash 2014 on May 15. It may have been the best attended Trash Bash yet.

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