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TRU Arts Grad’s TV Series Renewed

Along with several other TRU faculty members I was honoured to attend the wedding of Dasha Novak and Jason Friesen this weekend. Dasha graduated from TRU’s BFA program five years ago, and while a student here she distinguished herself as an outstanding artist and research assistant—working with the Small Cities CURA and numerous other research […]

One of Our First TRU-Start Students Becomes One of Our First Law Students

During the reception that followed our June Convocation ceremonies, one of my former students told me of her good news: Lisa Scruton was part of the first intake of TRU-Start students, a program that gives high school students a head start on their university education by allowing them to take one or more first-year classes […]

CURA Research Assistant Designs New Website

The Small Cities Community-University Research Alliance (CURA) and the Faculty of Arts are delighted to announce the launch of the newly-designed CURA website (created by Emily Hope, an undergraduate RA and Visual Arts student at TRU). In a recent review of CURA websites, the Social Sciences and Humanities Research Council of Canada praised Emily’s work […]

Employment Prospects for Arts Grads

According to an article by Patricia Cohen, a recent survey suggests employment prospects for Arts graduates are about the same as for students in business or science. Cohen reports, “Prospective students who are wondering whether to major in business or art in this harsh economic climate might want to take a look at a survey […]