Graduate Studies

 Rebecca Nelems Trudeau scholar announcement

Trudeau scholar

PhD student Rebecca Nelems is investigating emphathy and youth as part of a prestigious three-year scholarship. 

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 Under water thesis defence

Taking academia underwater

Graduate student Mike Irvine donned flippers and a high-tech communications mask to defend his Master's project underwater in the Salish Sea.

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 The psychology behind marriage proposals

Saying "I do" to a PhD in marriage proposals

 PhD student Lisa Hoplock studies the psychology behind successful and failed marriage proposals.

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Empowering couch potatoes

Navin Kaushal's PhD research aims to turn struggling exercisers into habitual ones.

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Rain garden makes a splash for local school

Rain garden makes a splash for local school

A local school is now the home of a new educational and functional rainwater system lead by Master's student, Catherine Orr, Environmental Studies.

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Hannalore Leavitt

Interpreting the world as she sees it

Hannalore Leavitt's MFA thesis, In Plain Sight, is a blend of both her own experiences and a look at society's relationship with blind people.

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