Jimmy Wales doctor honoris causa in Communication Sciences

Just had the great honor to award the title of doctor honoris causa of the Faculty of Communication Sciences of the Università della Svizzera italiana (USI lugano, Switzerland) to Jimmy Wales, founder of Wikimedia foundation.
Hereafter the reason as it appears on the diploma: “Per il suo ruolo nel promuovere la condivisione online della conoscenza e nell’offrire una piattaforma enciclopedica collaborativa aperta alle diverse lingue e culture” (“For his role in promoting online knowledge sharing, and in providing a collaborative encyclopedic platform open to different languages and cultures”).
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