On the evening of October 18th, approximately 50 people piled into Bagnani Hall at Traill College for the Vanier Lecture. This event, hosted by Trent’s very own Professor Joan Sangster, was entitled “Questioning Canadian Colonialism: Histories of Indigenous-Settler Relationships.” The...
The Trent Philosophy Society, the university’s oldest undergraduate society, added another successful event to their year with the Philosophy Symposium held at Traill College on Saturday, March 28. Approximately 40 attendees gathered in Bagnani Hall to listen to six Trent...
The Indo-Pacific Humpback Dolphin was brought to the attention of the scientific community by Trent professor of Biology, John Wang, in 2004. Since then, Trent graduate and undergraduate students have been assisting in studying two populations of pink dolphins...
Could you please give a brief description of 3MP? Three Minute Paper (3MP) is a competition for undergraduate students who are in an upper year course completing a major project or a thesis. The idea behind the competition is that...
This summer, two Trent students will be returning to the Yukon to continue their research on arctic hares. Melanie Boudreau, a student in the second year of her PhD, and Jacob Seguin, currently in his fourth year of his undergraduate...
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 hindsight, it is so obvious. There were the Vietnamese and Cambodian “boat people” of the 70s and the boats of Rohingyas from Myanmar (Burma), pushed around last year in geopolitical pinball last summer by Thailand, Indonesia and Malaysia. And...
Have you ever wondered how to buy and read a book an Ancient Greece? If you have, let me tell you, it was nothing like buying books today. Professor of Theatre and Film at the University of British Columbia, Hallie...
Love! Is it objective, subjective, or even dangerous? With its sea of connotations one would ever wonder, ‘what is love?’ The month of February reminds everyone to once again ponder upon the topic of love. But, it is such that...
A Trent-led project is to develop, for the first time, a uniform systematic way to survey amphibian populations across Canada, and shed light on factors associated with the presence, or more importantly, the absence of amphibians. To assess the declining...