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Western announces Blister Speaker Series

Western announces Blister Speaker Series

The guests will deliver a keynote address and hold a question and answer session, followed by refreshments. They also will spend two days on campus, visiting classes and interacting with student clubs and sports teams.

The keynotes will be video- and audio-recorded, to be released on Western’s YouTube account and Blister’s podcast.

This first-of-its-kind speaker series—coupled with Western’s first-of-its-kind Outdoor Industry MBA program—will further Western’s role in cultivating future leaders of outdoor-oriented businesses and media.

Speakers are to visit on the last Thursday of each month. Keynote addresses will be held in the University Center Theater at 6 p.m.

Jan. 24: Brendan Leonard; author, contributor to Climbing magazine, owner of
Feb. 28: Eric Larsen, American polar adventurer and alpineer
March 28: Dan Abrams, co-founder of FlyLow
April 25: Ashley Korenblat, owner of Western Spirit Cycling and founder of Public Lands Solutions

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