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Lauchlan Fraser Natural Resource Science

TRU-led grasslands study has global reach

  Posted on: July 16, 2015

TRU’s Dr. Lauchlan Fraser is the lead author on a paper published July 16 in Science, the world’s leading journal for cutting-edge research. The paper lends support to a long-standing but controversial ecological hypothesis.

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Nursing accreditation

Nursing receives top marks from national accreditation organization

  Posted on: July 2, 2015

Commitment to a high-calibre learning experience has earned TRU’s School of Nursing the highest accreditation possible from the Canadian Association of Schools of Nursing (CASN). The seven-year designation is the result of a rigorous review which scrutinized the School of Nursing, its administration, faculty, programs, student success before and after graduation, the learning spaces and…

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TRU Co-op Coordinator Shawn Read elected President

  Posted on: June 29, 2015

Our very own TRU Co-op Coordinator and Career Education Department Chair, Shawn Read, was elected President of the Canadian Association of Career Educators and Employers a couple of weeks ago at the CACEE 2015 Annual General Meeting.  This national organization is one of Canada’s leading authorities on the post-secondary school to career transition.  Having Shawn…

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Peters receives award for her commitment to people with disabilities

  Posted on: May 15, 2015

Lois Peters is being applauded for her dedication to helping those with cognitive disabilities train for the workforce. She is a faculty member in the Education and Skills Training (ESTR) program and is receiving the Award of Excellence for Programs for 2015 from Disability Resource Network of BC for Post Secondary Education.

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Plastics research gets plenty of attention

  Posted on: April 8, 2015

First a patent, now a follow up article published in a prominent scientific journal—Postdoctoral Fellow and sessional instructor Dr. Dipesh Prema is getting a lot of attention for his plastics research in inorganic chemistry.

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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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