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The symbiotic relationship between University and culture, the main theme of issue 8 of the magazine 360upf

The symbiotic relationship between University and culture, the main theme of issue 8 of the magazine 360upf

A new issue of UPF’s digital magazine that reviews current issues in an innovative format, has recently been published. The main thread of the latest issue is the importance of culture as a strategic line and it includes reports and interviews on the topic along with expert opinions. It also includes an interview with Oriol Amat, the new rector of Pompeu Fabra University.

10.06.2021

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The 8th issue of 360upf, the University’s digital magazine that reviews current issues in an innovative format, has recently been published. The main thread of the issue is the importance of culture as a strategic line. A commitment that UPF has nurtured and enhanced with each change of governing team and has naturally led to UPF’s ambitious Cultural Programme, which reflects the historical heritage accumulated to date and adds a new twist to foment it yet further among the university community.

The spring issue of the magazine, available in three languages (Catalan, Spanish and English), devotes several sections to this subject. The “Community” section offers a comprehensive review of the main cultural activities carried out so far; “Zoom” includes an interview with Virginia Soler (BIRCH), a student on the bachelor's degree in Global Studies, who protests against climate change through music. Then, offering further analysis, the “Kaleidoscope” section, entitled “University and culture” includes opinion articles by experts in the field of culture. Finally, the sections “On campus”, with a report on the “Punktocràtor” artwork; “Tres60” with a piece on “El Maria Canals porta cua”; and “Quiztime”, which focuses on the figure of Dostoyevsky, complete the cultural part.

The main thread of the issue is the importance of culture as a strategic line. A commitment that UPF has nurtured and enhanced with each change of governing team and has naturally led to UPF’s ambitious Cultural Programme

In addition to these pieces, the “Profiles” section of 360upf includes an extensive interview in with Oriol Amat, full professor of Financial Economics and Accounting and, since May, the new UPF rector. It reviews the main lines of the mandate that is just beginning.

This edition of the magazine is rounded off with the “Innova” section, with an article devoted to the spinoff Lucid Technologies, which provides new technological products to automatically improve colour in film productions; the “In network” report, which covers the fifteen years of UPF’s financial aid for solidarity and development cooperation; and, in the “In Depth” section interviews with Angela Y. Davis, flamboyant doctor honoris causa by UPF, and Ton Mansilla, alumni of the bachelor’s degree in Law in the “Our alumni” section.

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