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Radio Preservation Task Force Speaker Feb. 22

February 20, 2017

The School of Communications welcomes Josh Shepperd, the national director of the Library of Congress’ Radio Preservation Task Force, for a discussion on key issues in the humanities, such as historical memory and advocacy for cultural visibility. Shepperd will present a lecture, Radio Preservation and Locating the Missing Voices of U.S. Cultural History, on Wednesday, Feb. 22, at 2 p.m. in the East Academic Building, room 102.

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Speakers at the lecture on perceptions of Africa

Ghana Faculty Lecture on Africa's Perception Around the World

November 28, 2016

Most people who live outside of Africa fail to truly understand this rich, complex, and diverse continent. Globally, it is perceived as a land plagued by poverty, war, diseases, etc. Webster's Ghana campus hosted a public lecture with faculty discussing how these perception of Africa are shaped largely by how it is portrayed by the media.

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Webster alumnus Dave Mead and Netherlands campus director Jean Paul van Marissing

Alumnus Profile: Marketing in the Netherlands

January 25, 2016

Webster University alumnus Dave Mead, who graduated from the Leiden campus in 1994 with a BA in Strategic Marketing Management and Media Communication, has used the combined perspectives of American and Dutch education in his work for two companies and with charities. The leader of the Webster University Alumni Association the Netherlands is stepping down after nine years of service to create more time for his volunteer work.

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