Category Archives: Trent Voices

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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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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Trent Alumnus Mark Quattrocchi ’08 Cycles Around the World for Charity

On July 7th, 2014, Trent alumnus Mark Quattrocchi ‘08 departed on a two-year cycling journey around the globe, travelling across 40 countries, 5 continents, and 35,000km, all while raising money for Free the Children’s Adopt-A-Village program. The impressive trip has raised over $48,000 in support of education in underprivileged communities around the world. Beginning in…
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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 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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