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Shape the future. Join the Conversation about Ontario’s Universities

What does a sustainable future look like in Ontario? How can Universities like Trent help support and strengthen sustainable communities? The Council of Ontario Universities is starting the conversation – and we want Trent Alumni to be a part of it. Share your thoughts and ideas by completing this brief online survey at ontariosuniversities.ca. Join…
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Returning to Trent: Looking Back With Michael Bruder ’02

  “What, if some day or night a demon were to steal after you into your loneliest loneliness and say to you: 'This life as you now live it and have lived it, you will have to live once more and innumerable times more' ... Would you not throw yourself down and gnash your teeth…
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Exam Monitor Volunteers Needed!

The Centre for Academic Testing at Trent University monitors exams in December for Students registered with Student Accessibility Services.  Exams run from December 9th  – 21st  between the hours of 9:00 am and 10:00 pm.  They are looking for volunteers to monitor the writing room where approximately 15 students write in a quiet testing environment. …
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Trent Lands Plan Info Session

Representatives from Trent University, the City of Peterborough and Brook McIlroy architects will discuss the draft Master Plan for the Trent Research & Innovation Park. The evening will start with an Open House to review materials associated with the Master Plan, followed by a presentation at 7:30 p.m. All are invited to attend. Date: Wednesday,…
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Dr. Paul Wilson Develops New Form of Synthetic Blood

Trent University geneticist Dr. Paul Wilson is garnering headlines by working on a product that will have huge impacts one forensic science: a new form of synthetic blood. The product that Prof. Wilson and his team have developed represents a huge leap from existing technology – which is usually a simple blend of cornstarch, water…
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Shawn Adler ’00: Pow Wow Cafe Tacos Help Preserve Indigenous Culture

Trent University alumnus Shawn Adler definitely serves up some of the best food we've ever tasted -- we've enjoyed his dishes at Peterborough's hidden gem Aasmaabik's (sadly, long closed) and at his OTHER hidden gem, the legendary The Flying Chestnut Kitchen in Eugenia, ON (deliciously still open). The Ojibway chef is now blending his unique…
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