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‘The Relevant University’ to air Oct. 28

Tune in to “The Relevant University” Tuesday, Oct. 28, at 7 p.m. on AM 760 WJR.

Relevant U logo 2014This month, Lawrence J. Burns, UT vice president for external affairs, discusses the importance of visual literacy as the Toledo Museum of Art prepares to host the 47th Annual Conference of the International Visual Literacy Association Wednesday through Saturday, Nov. 5 to 8.

In this episode:

• Debra Davis, dean of the UT College of Communication and the Arts, shares insight on the academic relevance to visual literacy and describes the University’s role in the conference.

• Roy Schneider, manager and medical illustrator at The University of Toledo’s Interprofessional Immersive Simulation Center, discusses how development in his line of work is improved by visual literacy.

• Nick Sousanis, who will give this year’s keynote address at the conference, talks about his work as a Detroit-based artist now working out of New York City.

• And Adam Levine, assistant director at the Toledo Museum of Art, discusses the importance of visual literacy and what it’s bringing to Toledo.

The University of Toledo and Detroit’s WJR Radio produce the monthly, hourlong program that explores the critical role higher education plays in our world.

Listen at utoledo.edu/therelevantuniversity.

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