TRU Sites

Welcome to TRU Sites

TRU Sites is a WordPress platform for faculty, staff and students at Thompson Rivers University. You can create your own public website for personal, research, project or department use.

How do I sign up?

Submit a project request to the Marketing and Communications department. Select ‘new website’ and tell us as much as you can about what you’re hoping to do.

I have questions!

Send your questions to

Is there online documentation for how to use WordPress?

Yes! You can learn the basics right here.

What kind of websites are hosted here?

Below is a list of sites currently maintained:

The Viridian Life
Musings of an academic naturalist

Ila Crawford’s Fine Art Blog
Around the Art School at Thompson Rivers University

Emotion Science Lab
Catherine Ortner is an Associate Professor in the Department of Psychology at Thompson Rivers University.

Climate Change Toolkit
Community Level Adaption to Climate Change

A Day for Learning at TRU
On December 7th, 2012, a group of educators at Thompson Rivers University convened off-campus to to discuss the changing landscape of learning.

Undergraduate Research and Innovation Conference
Thompson Rivers University’s annual undergraduate research conference

Richard’s Stuff
mostly audio-related ephemera. and some other Stuff.

Karl Larsen
Wildlife research at Thompson Rivers University, Kamloops, British Columbia, Canada

Naowarat (Ann) Cheeptham, Ph.D.
Associate Professor, Department of Biological Sciences

Dr. Cindy L James
Senior Coordinator, Assessment Centre

BC Secondary School Math Contest

44 Lenin Avenue
A researcher’s journey to Siberia

Applied Sustainable Ranching
What’s happening in the Applied Sustainable Ranching Program

Courtney Mason
Rural Livelihoods and Sustainable Communities

Children and the Law Laboratory
Heather Price — Thompson Rivers University