Monthly Archives: August 2016

Dr. Don Tapscott ’66 Gives First TED Talk on Blockchain Technology

Trent University alumnus and Chancellor Dr. Don Tapscott '66 recently gave the first TED talk on Blockchain technology. Dr. Don Tapscott is co-author, with son Alex Tapscott, of Blockchain Revolution: How the Technology Behind Bitcoin is Changing Money, Business, and the World. (Photo from dontapcott.com). The talk has been viewed over 250,000 times in under two weeks.  This…
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First Generation Alumni-Student Mentoring Program

Were you the first person in your family to attend University? Do you want to share your experiences with current Trent students in the same boat? Then the Office of Student Transitions and Careers wants you to be a mentor in our new 1Gen Mentoring Program! The 1Gen Mentoring Program is aimed at first generation…
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Trent Alumna Elizabeth Straszynski ’88 Coaches Winning Envirothon Team to Success

University of Toronto Schools (UTS) team places first of 53 teams from across North America and China. Biochemistry and Molecular Biology graduate, Elizabeth Straszynski ’88, returned to her alma mater earlier this summer, coaching the University of Toronto Schools (UTS) team to a first place finish at the 2016 Envirothon competition. Envirothon, a team-based natural…
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Alumni Job Opportunity!

Lura Consulting is recruiting a full-time Climate Change Coordinator for the Greater Peterborough Area. At Lura, they get people engaged, connected, and talking to generate new ideas and solutions that benefit plans, strategies, and ultimately our communities. The Climate Change Coordinator will provide administration, coordination, and support Lura in assisting their client, the Greater Peterborough…
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Trent Voices Literary Series Part 2: Yann Martel

We are extremely excited to stream our summer #TrentVoices Literary Series. The impressive alumni lineup, which includes a who’s who of Canadian authors, is perfect listening for the dog days of summer. Tune in from your dock, deck, patio, or summer sanctuary. We hope that you’re as excited as we are. This Week: Yann Martel…
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Help With Student Move-In Day!

Housing Services is looking for volunteers to help welcome more than 1,500 first year students to Trent University and residence on Sunday, September 4, 2016. Move-in day 2015 was highly successful due to the volunteer efforts of Trent students, faculty and staff. We’d like you to be part of this significant milestone in a student’s…
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Row to Podium: Training Future Olympic Rowers at Trent

High performance athletes groomed for success at Trent University. "I'm super excited about the athletes we have here and their prospects for the future," says Carol Love, coach of Rowing Canada's Talent Development Centre (TDC) at Trent University. Established in 2010, the TDC at Trent is one of seven in Canada tasked with identifying and…
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Trent Voices Literary Series Part 1: Leah McLaren

We are extremely excited to stream our summer #TrentVoices Literary Series. The impressive alumni lineup, which includes a who’s who of Canadian authors, is perfect listening for the dog days of summer. Tune in from your dock, deck, patio, or summer sanctuary. We hope that you’re as excited as we are. This Week: Leah McLaren:…
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