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If We Could Get a Bill from WhatsApp

Episode Summary

Jane Desmond discusses the resilience of international students juggling school, family separation, and travel restrictions during the COVID-19 pandemic. Discover how trust and teasing are central to Oliver Masakure and Stacey Wilson-Forsberg’s interdisciplinary research collaborations. Alumni artist Shazlin Rahman shares how her work inspired by her grandmother, a batik sarong maker from Malaysia.

Episode Notes

#13 If We Could Get a Bill from WhatsApp

June 22, 2020

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0:00 Interview with Jane Desmond, International Student Advisor, Laurier International

0:910 Interview with Oliver Masakure, Associate Professor, Business Technology Management and Stacey Wilson-Forsberg, Associate Professor, Human Rights and Diversity

20:44 Interview with Shazlin Rahman, Alumni, Digital Media and Journalism 

To learn more about our host, Associate Professor Bruce Gillespie, Program Coordinator of Digital Media and Journalism.

Thank you to Melissa Weaver for One Market graphics and Nicole Morgan for campus promotion. Music by Scott Holmes.

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