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December 22, 2010 Leave a comment

As the colourful and original french artist Hernri Matisse said once, “Impressionism is the newspaper of the soul”. Some kind of soul may have this art style because today, Impressionist paintings are some of the best-known and best-loved in all art the collections.

According to Margaret Samu, Postdoctoral Fellow at The Metropolitan Museum of Art, “in 1874, a group of artists called the Anonymous Society of Painters, Sculptors, Printmakers, etc. organized an exhibition in Paris that launched the movement called Impressionism. Its founding members included Claude Monet, Edgar Degas, and Camille Pissarro, among others.” That is how the term “Impressionism” was first used. Read more…

Categories: Arts, Humanities

Harvard University´s Web Communication Plan

December 22, 2010 Leave a comment

Wikipedia describes Harvard University as “a private Ivy League university located in Cambridge, Massachusetts, established in 1636 by the Massachusetts legislature. Harvard is the oldest institution of higher learning in the United States and the first corporation (officially The President and Fellows of Harvard College) chartered in the country. Harvard was named after its first benefactor, John Harvard. [...] Eleven separate academic units — ten faculties and the Radcliffe Institute for Advanced Study — comprise the university with campuses throughout the Boston metropolitan area. [...] As of 2010, Harvard employs about 2,100 faculty to teach and advise, approximately 6,700 undergraduates (Harvard College) and 14,500 graduate and professional students. Eight U.S. Presidents have graduated from Harvard and 75 Nobel Laureates have been affiliated with the university as students, faculty, or staff”. Read more…

Categories: Web Communication

What type of information should go on an email, or on a private message and not on a wall post?

November 25, 2010 Leave a comment

According to Ethan Demby, an Examiner.com content intern and KU journalism student, wall posts are ” like community chalk boards in front of a person’s house; you leave a message and wait for a response on your own wall”. They are accesible and can be seen by everyone you have allowed to. However, not all of them are your close frinends or relatives and you may not want to show them your personal imformation. Read more…

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