Author Archives: RPIRG Admin

Welcome Tressa Nielsen, our new O & E Coordinator!

Tressa joined RPIRG May 1 as the new Outreach and Events Coordinator. I am in my fourth year of Social Work at the University of Regina and a member of the Social Work Student Society. I hope to one day … Continue reading

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Hiring: Student Researcher!

The Regina Public Interest Research Group (RPIRG) and Regina Green Ride Transit Network are working together to facilitate a community-based action research project with our local community. RPIRG is a student-run, student-funded non-profit organization dedicated to community-based research, education, action … Continue reading

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Summer Funding Round

Hit the ground running this fall with $$ and support for a project, event, or training! If you have an idea for an event, project, or group that would work towards social and environmental justice initiatives, we can help! Any … Continue reading

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The Job You’ve Been Waiting For! RPIRG Hiring Outreach and Events Coordinator

Job Description: Outreach & Events Coordinator The Regina Public Interest Research Group (RPIRG) is a student-run, student-funded non-profit organization dedicated to community-based research, education, action and awareness in the public interest. RPIRG exists to provide its members with the resources … Continue reading

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Hiring: Green Patch Coordinator

RPIRG is now hiring for the Green Patch Coordinator position for the 2014 season! **This position is only being offered to students at the University of Regina** In partnership with Wascana Centre Authority, Facilities Management at the U of R, … Continue reading

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Nominations Open for RPIRG Board of Directors

RPIRG is having its Annual General Election! We are now accepting nominations for Board of Director positions! The RPIRG Board of Directors is composed of 8 Student Members of RPIRG. It is the decision-making body of RPIRG, which makes all … Continue reading

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Thought-provoking Public Events

RPIRG is organizing three exciting public events! On February 7th, Gwynne Dyer, Canadian journalist and author, will be speaking at the University of Regina on the “Triumph of Violence”. The talk will begin at 7:30 pm at the Education Auditorium, … Continue reading

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Apathy into Action schedule is up!

The sessions for our 7th annual Apathy into Action conference have been finalized! I’m really passionate about an issue – what are the first steps to becoming active and making a difference? My landlord is treating me terribly. What can … Continue reading

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Save the Date! Apathy into Action in January

RPIRG’s annual social justice conference, Apathy into Action, takes place January 23-25, 2014. Free and open to the university community and members of the public, the conference will feature presentations on: housing and renters’ rights food sovereignty University bus pass … Continue reading

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RPIRG Has a New Outreach and Events Coordinator!

Welcome, Nikolina ! Nikolina Vracar is RPIRG’s new Outreach and Events Coordinator. She is a graduate student at the Johnson-Shoyama Graduate School of Public Policy. Her interests include housing and environmental sustainability. Nikolina has been an integral part of RPIRG … Continue reading

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