Monthly Archives: February 2016

Three Alumni Recently Named to the Order of Canada

Recognized as a leading world authority on innovation, media, and the economic and social impact of technology, Trent University alumnus and chancellor, Don Tapscott, has been awarded one of the highest honours in Canada, being named a member of the Order of Canada. On July 1, 2015 His Excellency the Right Honourable David Johnston, Governor General…
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Trent University Board of Governors Seeking New Members

The Board of Governors at Trent University seeks to develop a Board composed of members who have a passion for university education, are highly effective communicators, able to consider other perspectives in making their decisions, are committed to understanding and practicing good governance, engage at a strategic and conceptual level, will serve in leadership roles…
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Yuwa Hedrick-Wong to be Alumnus In Residence, Deliver the Harry Kitchen Lecture

Dr. Yuwa Hedrick-Wong will take part in the "Alumni in Residence" program during the first week of March, as Trent welcomes him to deliver the Harry Kitchen Lecture, (4:00pm on March 1st, 2016, The Gathering Space at Gzowski College). Dr. Hedrick-Wong's lecture is titled "Re-Imagining the Global Economic Future: Inclusive Growth as Democratizing Productivity." Trent…
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An Update on the Traill College Review

A reminder that input into the Catharine Parr Traill College review is still very much being sought. This is an opportunity for alumni to have their voices heard on the subject of the future of the college. The review is being undertaken Dr. Christopher Tindale -- a former Senior Tutor at Traill. Ashley Horne, the…
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Trent Voices, Episode 28: Jack Roe

Jack Roe has been an on air presence for CBC Radio, 680 NEWS, CKPT (now Energy 99.7) and (back in 1973-5) Trent Radio, where this interview took place. The conversation ranges across his 40+ year career in radio and captures memories from the magical to the manic: from interviews with Chris Hadfield to interviews with…
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Trent Voices Radio Show, Episode 27: Stewart Wheeler

Our interview with Canada's Ambassador to Iceland, Stewart Wheeler, takes us on a journey from Trent to Bogotá to Afghanistan to Iceland and speaks to the ability to evolve, learn, and communicate. Stewart began his career in the public service in 1993, working in the Public Information Office at the House of Commons. In 1994,…
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Program Innovation Abounds at Growing Durham Campus

Innovative programs and new course offerings are expanding every year at Trent University Durham.  With the opportunity to combine different disciplines and take courses from programs across social sciences and humanities, students at Trent Durham have a variety of new programs to choose from and explore. New programs for 2016 and 2017 include: Environmental Health…
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