CBC British Columbia | B.C. researchers pile on global efforts to find seaweed solution to cow flatulence

 November 18, 2019 /  Darryl Schmidt /  Education, Kamloops, News, TRU /  No Comments

CBC British Columbia zooms in on research being done at Thompson Rivers University that looks at using seaweed from the West Coast for help in the fight against climate change. Read more View Link to Original Source

AquaHacking Webinar

 November 15, 2019 /  Darryl Schmidt /  Education, Kamloops, News, TRU /  No Comments

With $50,000 in total prizes for the winning teams, AquaHacking is a tech challenge designed to engage young innovatorsto tackle critical fresh water issues. With a view to producing pragmatic and demand-driven solutions, teams are mentored by experts from tech, environment, business, academia and government. Students from all post-secondary Institutions in BC are invited to participate.  Besides the cash prizes winning teams will secure a spot in a start-up incubator. Register Can’t make …

Kamloops This Week | TRU trio honoured with scholarships

 November 15, 2019 /  Darryl Schmidt /  Education, Kamloops, News, TRU /  No Comments

Three Thompson Rivers University students studying abroad are among 50 recipients of the Premier’s International Scholarship. Read more View Link to Original Source

Shur-o-Taal Musical Night

 November 15, 2019 /  Darryl Schmidt /  Education, Kamloops, News, TRU /  No Comments

TRUSU Bangladesh Club presents a musical night as way to de-stress before the start of final exams. Singing and songs will be from different countries and cultures and performed in an open-mic/candid format. View Link to Original Source

Access to Justice Week examines reducing barriers

 November 15, 2019 /  Darryl Schmidt /  Education, Kamloops, News, TRU /  No Comments

British Columbia observed its second Access to Justice Week October 27 through November 2, to shed light on relevant issues and what students and faculty at the province’s three law schools are doing to solve them. BC Attorney General David Eby presents to a full room of TRU Law students. TRU’s Faculty of Law hosted a bevy of events for students and the community to learn more about where change is needed and how those in need can access services. The week’s offerings ranged from heavy-hit …

Sustainability for the Holiday Season

 November 14, 2019 /  Darryl Schmidt /  Education, Kamloops, News, TRU /  No Comments

As winter approaches, so does the holiday season. No matter how we acknowledge and celebrate events in December, it’s a time of togetherness, generosity and indulgence. When it comes to the season of giving, how can we embed sustainable considerations into our festive traditions? TRU Sustainability, in partnership with Downtown Kamloops, has provided this handy guide to make your holidays merry, bright and environmentally friendly. Decorate with energy-efficient and durable products: Buy a …

Path to poetry is winding

 November 14, 2019 /  Darryl Schmidt /  Education, Kamloops, News, TRU /  No Comments

Conrad Scott, author of Waterline Immersion, and TRU alumni.When you arrive at university, you’re not supposed to know exactly where your path might lead — that’s what makes the experience so incredible. When Conrad Scott started university, fresh from what was then Kamloops Secondary School (now South Kamloops Secondary), he headed straight into science, specifically, math. But he graduated from TRU (then University College of the Cariboo) in 2003, with a major in mathematics, and another in En …

Paid internships through Northern Development Initiative Trust

 November 14, 2019 /  Darryl Schmidt /  Education, Kamloops, News, TRU /  No Comments

During this information session, learn more about the various paid Northern Development Initiative Trust internships that are available in 2020. Interns will work in small northern BC communities: Local Government Internships First Nations Government Internships Business Economic Development Internships Pizza and beverages will be provided. More about the internships How big is the Northern Development region? View Link to Original Source

Holiday Fest

 November 12, 2019 /  Darryl Schmidt /  Education, Kamloops, News, TRU /  No Comments

Start your winter break with a holiday celebration featuring a tree lighting, games, free hot chocolate and sugar cookies. Brought to you by TRUSU’s entertainment committee, organizers say Santa will be making an appearance. The tree lighting will be at 5 p.m. This family-friendly event is open to the public. View Link to Original Source

Climate strike

 November 12, 2019 /  Darryl Schmidt /  Education, Kamloops, News, TRU /  No Comments

Meet outside the Campus Activity Centre front entrance for a short walk around campus, followed by speeches and a call to action. Set up will begin 1:30 p.m., the event will begin at 1:45 and formally end at 3:45. Thanks to TRUSU Eco Club for organizing this event. View Link to Original Source

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