Bats Come Alive as WolfPack Split Doubleheader against Olympic

 March 17, 2018 /  Darryl Schmidt /  Kamloops, News, Sports, TRU /  No Comments

The bats came alive in the first inning of game one but went quiet for the rest

Cannabis concept nets students second-place spot

 March 16, 2018 /  Darryl Schmidt /  Education, Kamloops, News, TRU /  No Comments

Members of 42 EAU discuss the project during a meeting leading up to the BC championship. Pictured clockwise from the top: Judith Chomitz (faculty supervisor), Kim Smith, Max Beertema, Hafdis Jonsdottir and David Carter (faculty supervisor). Missing from the photo is Erica Johnson.   With cannabis legislation changing in Canada later this year, many entrepreneurs are exploring how to cash in on the cash crop. A team of Thompson Rivers University tourism students is among those exploring the …

What’s in store for Spring Open House; deconstructing student recruitment

 March 15, 2018 /  Darryl Schmidt /  Education, Kamloops, News, TRU /  No Comments

Just like the promise of grass and flowers, TRU’s Spring Open House is just around the corner on Saturday, March 24. Geared toward future students, the open house is a day where they can discover how TRU can help them realize their potential. They can tour the campus, get details about  programs, meet current students, faculty and advisors, enjoy a BBQ lunch and more. As one of the university’s biggest showcase events, Spring Open House is expected to draw at least 500 people. M …

WolfPack Look to get to their Winning Ways in Final Weekend before the Regular Season

 March 14, 2018 /  Darryl Schmidt /  Kamloops, News, Sports, TRU /  No Comments

we just need to simplify our game and execute like we have in the fall and things will start rolling for us,

First-place factum win at Wilson Moot

 March 14, 2018 /  Darryl Schmidt /  Education, Kamloops, News, TRU /  No Comments

A group of TRU Law students who recently participated in the Wilson Moot took top prize for their written argument. On February 24 and 25, students Parvej Sidhu, Alessia D’Aversa, Stephanie Benedict, Arpan Sidhu, and Esra Yacout traveled to Toronto to participate in the moot, which focuses on constitutional law and issues concerning women and minorities. “The team performed excellently. And—this is the first time that TRU Law has placed at a national moot, …

WolfPack women’s soccer begins recruiting season with local signing (Grether)

 March 13, 2018 /  Darryl Schmidt /  Kamloops, News, Sports, TRU /  No Comments

 Ainsley will bring a great deal to our program right away I think.

Dean, Faculty of Arts

 March 13, 2018 /  Darryl Schmidt /  Education, Kamloops, News, TRU /  No Comments

Dear Colleagues, I am pleased to announce the appointment of Dr. Richard (Rick) McCutcheon as Dean of the Faculty of Arts at Thompson Rivers University. Rick comes to TRU from Algoma University (AU) in Sault Ste. Marie, Ontario, where he has been Academic Dean since 2014, serving as chief academic officer fulfilling most of the Vice-President Academic’s duties as well. Rick also holds the position of Associate Professor of law and politics. Prior to that, he was Dean of Menno Simons Colleg …

Presenting a preponderance of plastic

 March 13, 2018 /  Darryl Schmidt /  Education, Kamloops, News, TRU /  No Comments

These days, the news is full of photos of beaches covered with plastic bottles and other litter, oceans strewn with plastic bags floating like jelly fish and dead sea creatures with stomachs filled with mounds of bits and pieces. One Thompson Rivers University student has taken a closer look at just how prolific plastic is in our oceans. Guided by TRU science faculty member Dr. Louis Gosselin and supported by a research grant from the TRU Internal Research Fund, Mae Frank got microscopic with mi …

Interim VP Advancement

 March 13, 2018 /  Darryl Schmidt /  Education, Kamloops, News, TRU /  No Comments

Dear Colleagues, I am pleased to inform you that TRU has engaged Global Philanthropic Canada to provide leadership and services in support of the university’s advancement activities on an interim basis. Under the leadership of President and CEO Guy Mallabone, the Calgary-based consulting firm will be hands-on with a presence on campus three days a week starting Wednesday, March 14, 2018. The selection of Guy Mallabone and his team was made following a competitive Request for Proposals proc …

Cheerleaders finish first at another competition

 March 12, 2018 /  Darryl Schmidt /  Kamloops, News, Sports, TRU /  No Comments

they have worked so incredibly hard to be able to have the endurance and strength to complete their high caliber routine

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