The quest of identity has long since been undertaken by scholars and individuals alike. While some may have better clues as to who they are than others, there is certainly no absence of effort to close the gaps of...
On November 16, Trent University hosted an event in the Student Centre for its Chancellor Lecture Series featuring Chancellor Don Tapscott called “Towards a New Social Contract for the Digital Age.” Chancellor Tapscott is considered to be one of the...

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To spend reading break on a beach in the Caribbean sounds like idyllic holiday most students crave. A chance to do field work in Barbados at McGill’s Bellairs Research Institute may fit this holiday description for some students. However,...
“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...