On August 9, 2018 The Guardian newspaper printed an opinion piece entitled “A PhD should be about improving society, not chasing academic kudos.” Within, Dutch researcher Julian Kirchherr argues that the academy has focused on achieving research impact and...
How did the Chanie Wenjack School of Indigenous Studies come about? How long has its formation been in the works? It’s taken us about two years to bring the school to fruition. We began in December 2016. The university decided...
In just a few short weeks, 14 Trent students will be returning from an eight-month long exchange in Ghana. As these students prepare to re-adjust to life in Canada, another group of students will be savouring their last few...
The Trent Northern Studies Colloquium is inviting everyone in the Trent community out to our 8th annual event, showcasing the Canadian North! Each academic year students and faculty at Trent University come together for a one-day event dedicated to showcasing,...
Brazil is a second-year white settler woman studying philosophy and environmental science. She is a pro-choice feminist. Saturday March 10, the philosophy department held their annual student symposium. This is an event at which philosophy students from all years are...
I read with great interest the recent article by Will Pearson on the growing shift at Bata Library to e-books and commend him for a timely and thoughtful article. Quite apart from the high risk of disposing of printed material...
On Monday March 12, the Trent Central Student Association (TCSA) will be hosting Dr. Michael Cappello, who will be giving a presentation called “It’s OK to be (Against) White(ness): Racial Injustice in a Time of Racial Entrenchment.” Dr. Cappello is...
On February 2 and 3, over 80 students, scholars and community members came together at Sadleir House for a weekend full of education and collaboration surrounding the topic of Populist Responses to Globalization. Knowledge was acquired; experiences were shared;...
On February 8, Trent University hosted a special guest to come and give a talk on her current research surrounding what she describes as “a forgotten decade.” Dr. Rosemary Hennessy comes to us all the way from Houston, Texas...
Student Association of International Development (SAID), in collaboration with Trent International Students Association (TISA) has started a series of lectures, films and discussions for the Scholars at Risk (SAR). SAR is an international network of institutions and individuals working to...