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A real-life horror story

  Posted on: October 31, 2014

Bats have been a constant motif of horror stories. But today, the mysterious winged creature of gloomy nights and deep dark caves is in danger of disappearing forever.

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Economics faculty member Laura Lamb

Charitable giving in Canada: Who gives and why?

  Posted on: October 24, 2014

Economics professors Dr. Laura Lamb and Dr. Belayet Hossain set out to discover whether tax incentives inspire charitable donations, and if so, how effective they are. With the help of an Internal Research Grant the pair answered those questions and several more, providing a unique glimpse into the charitable motivations of Canadians.

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Research Assistants

Learning In The Background Of HomeLessMess Theatre

  Posted on: October 16, 2014

For theatre students Robin Arundel and Taran Waterous, working as research assistants with the Home/Less/Mess theatre project meant applying the skills they acquired in the TRU theatre program to a new and challenging context.

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Rent Bank Research Lends Hope to the Homeless

  Posted on: September 8, 2014

What happens to a family in danger of eviction when they can’t pay the rent? Dr. Ehsan Latif’s new project researches the performance of the Kamloops Rent Bank in its goal to prevent homelessness.

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Debut novel by Karen Hofmann

  Posted on: March 13, 2014

Karen Hofmann, associate professor in English and Modern Languages and Creative Writing at TRU, releases her first novel, After Alice, on April 1.

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