Category Archives: Podcasts

Trent Voices: Athena Reich Subverts Lady Gaga

Chatelaine Magazine recently named Athena Reich the “World’s Top Lady Gaga Impersonator.” But to label her an impersonator would tell only a fraction of the story. Reich, a talented artist in her own right, subverts Gaga with her own unique brand of feminist and queer music and drama – going so far as to incorporate…
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Trent Voices: Don Tapscott and Blockchain Revolution

Trent University Chancellor Dr. Don Tapscott’s latest book has just been published by Penguin Random House. BLOCKCHAIN REVOLUTION: How the Technology Behind Bitcoin is Changing Money, Business, and the World is co-authored by his son Alex Tapscott. It is the first book to explain why blockchain technology – a truly open, distributed, global platform –…
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Trent University School of the Environment Seminar Series Part 1

"There is a lot of amazing environmental research going on at Trent University that people may not be aware of," says Dr. Stephen Bocking, director of the Trent School of the Environment, as he speaks about the School's inaugural seminar series which kicked off on March 28, 2016. The four-part series showcases the breadth of…
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The Last Lecture of 2016

The Last Lecture offers graduating students an opportunity to come together and reflect upon their experiences at Trent University, bring closure to the time that they have spent here, and celebrate their many accomplishments both inside and outside of the classroom. This annual event features an address by a graduating student, a distinguished alumna/us and…
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Trent Voices Episode 34: Jim Maxwell

Jim Maxwell has been making waves in the field of Hollywood matte painting – the painted background that allows filmmakers to create the illusion of an environment that is nonexistent in real life or would otherwise be too expensive or impossible to build or visit. And he has made some very prominent ones in his…
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Trent Voices Episode 32: Yuwa Hedrick-Wong

Yuwa Hedrick-Wong is the Chief Economist and Chair of the Academic Advisory Council at MasterCard Center for Inclusive Growth – a group that just might make you doubt what you think you know about multinational financial organizations. He’s also the Global Economic Advisor for MasterCard Worldwide. Prior to his global role, he was Economic Advisor…
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Trent Voices, Episode 31: Andressa Lacerda

2015 Ph.D. grad Andressa Lacerda is in mid-career stride, despite being only 26. She’s a founding partner and the CFO in Noble Inc., a company that will manufacture and distribute filtration systems to remove nanosilvers from wastewater as well as introduce pharmaceuticals that will cure cancer and diseases that are caused by virus’. Her partner…
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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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Trent Voices Radio Show, Episode 26: Bill Kimball

Since graduating from Trent University in 1980 with a degree in Cultural Studies, Bill Kimball has been involved in many aspects of the Peterborough arts community, particularly in the areas of contemporary dance and theatre. He has contributed to the creation of live performance spaces in Peterborough, beginning with City Stage, a performance space operated…
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