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Sarah Melnyk

Student volunteers get more than they put in

  Posted on: May 6, 2016

Students Katie Bieber, second-year biology, and Sarah Melnyk, third-year finance, gained volunteer experience at the the Cariboo Mainline Regional Science Fair and inspired the next generation to get excited about university.

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Funding announcement

New equipment for hands-on training

  Posted on: April 15, 2016

TRU is receiving $298,350 toward the purchase of new training equipment that will provide students studying health care, skilled trades and other in-demand programs with hands-on experience using industry-standard equipment.

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solar panels atop Campus Activity Centre

Investment strategy to include sustainability

  Posted on: April 11, 2016

TRU will begin including environmental, social and governance factors in its investment decisions through membership in the United Nations-supported initiative called Principles for Responsible Investment.

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Co-op program boost will benefit students

  Posted on: March 15, 2016

Co-op students at TRU will be one of 16 public post-secondary institutions to benefit from the $1.3 million in funding announced by the provincial government to schools offering co-op education programs.

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Funding supports women to start trades careers

  Posted on: March 11, 2016

The province announced $1.8 million in funding today for the Women in Trades Training (WITT) initiative to help support women to get the skills and training they need to start a career in the trades.

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Millwright program gets the green light

  Posted on: March 2, 2016

A new Industrial Mechanic (Millwright) Foundation Certificate was approved for the School of Trades and Technology thanks to funding from School District 73 and the BC Industry Training Authority.

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Brand launch a big success

  Posted on: February 25, 2016

A new brand was revealed to a group of approximately 300 students, faculty, staff and community members today. The event showcased a brand strategy, launch campaign, comprehensive visual identity and tagline.

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Sunny LeBourdais

Aboriginal speakers impact students on law field trip

  Posted on: February 11, 2016

First-year law students who have been studying Aboriginal Rights and Title and Indigenous Law took an annual field trip to the former Kamloops Indian Residential School, to hear from members of the Aboriginal community on rights and land title, resources, Indigenous law and residential school experiences.

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Political science class gets international exposure

  Posted on: February 9, 2016

The old adage that entrepreneurs are born and not made is being challenged by a political science class whose partnership with the International Labor Organization (ILO) could have lasting implications for small businesses worldwide.

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Research explores Chinese Canadian cultural history

  Posted on: February 2, 2016

In the late nineteenth and early twentieth century, Christian missions were one of the few places where immigrant Chinese and Canadian cultures mixed. History major Ariel Little’s UREAP project investigated the impact these missions had on the development of Chinese Canadian culture.

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Mining Minerals Diploma MOU

Mining and minerals diploma opportunity announced

  Posted on: January 27, 2016

Students looking to complete a diploma in mineral exploration and mining technology from the British Columbia Institute of Technology (BCIT) will be able to do so at TRU and four other post-secondary institutions thanks to a new pilot project.

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