“I couldn’t imagine studying development and not spending a year abroad in a developing country,” said Sarah O’Toole, a fourth-year Trent student with a double major in International Development and Philosophy. “I learned how to be independent.” O’Toole was involved...
Trent Valley Archives (TVA) hosted their second annual Home Movie Day on October 19, and once again, it was a success. The movie screening took place in Bagnani Hall at Catharine Parr Traill College where, as well as films...
For decades, the Canadian government was investigating UFO sightings. Matthew Hayes has spent the last year going through more than 15000 government documents on UFO sightings in Canada, using the Library and Archives Canada, which is available to the...
Every year the International Development Studies Department at Trent hosts a lecture from a notable academic in the field of International Development. This endowed lecture series is funded by former Trent Faculty Dr. David Morrison and Dr. Alena Heitlinger...
Dorothy Howard-Gill is a Lab Demonstrator and Technician here at Trent University, where she also completed her Master’s degree. The reasons she was attracted to Trent for her education also became some of the reasons that she stayed here...
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...