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U Minnesota: Guidebook, University Acronyms

February 2, 2016

Guidebook has been branded U Minnesota and the U Acronym list has moved.

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Web Header Assets, Usability, Media Sources

February 2, 2016

The old version of the U's web header points to assets on a central web server (a.umn.edu) that is offline from time to time when OIT makes server updates. We have a report on prospective student usability and two sources for photos and video.

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Self-Help Guide, Survey, Multiple Profiles

December 10, 2015

In this update, we talk about self-help guide updates, calendar survey responses, and how to create more than one profile.

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Old Events Sites Decommissioned

November 20, 2015

Our former test site and the archive of the old calendar will no longer be available.

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Usability with Prospectives, Subscription Hub

November 17, 2015

We're going into the usability lab the first week of December with prospective students and parents. Submit your publications to the Subscription Hub.

Need Input on Events Calendar

November 17, 2015

IWe need your input on the Events Calendar.

Calendar Status, What's Coming, and What We're Working On

November 5, 2015

Since launch, a lot of work has continued on the new Events Calendar.

Search, Driven to Discover, Subscription Hub, Photo Library, Maps

October 22, 2015

Pilot site testing and design for the U's new search interface is underway. Driven to Discover launched. Photo Library update.

D2D Campaign

October 22, 2015

This year's Driven to Discover campaign has launched.

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Search Survey Results

September 24, 2015

In August, a survey was sent to a random sample of students, staff, and faculty on all campuses about the University's search and directories. Over 2,000 people responded (!).

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