Communication Blog

Tips for Talking Science with Reporters

March 8, 2019
How to best communicate about your research with the media.

AP Style: Why We Use It

March 4, 2019
AP style varies significantly from academic writing.

DIY Accessibility Lunch ‘n’ Learn: Intro to Accessibility

March 4, 2019
Join the Accessibility Ambassadors on Tuesday, March 26 for a presentation and discussion about accessibility basics by accessibility ambassador Jenn Czeck from LATIS.

The Benefits of Participating in Media Interviews

March 1, 2019
There are several benefits to your faculty participating in media interviews, and University Public Relations can help them prepare.

Don’t be Puzzled by the Mia

February 21, 2019
UMN faculty members bring their education and augmented reality to Minneapolis museum-goers.

Journalists Identify Top (Share-Friendly) Health Publications

February 14, 2019
Recently, journalists identified their top health and science publications by social shares. Keep these outlets top of mind when thinking through placement of a story with national health implications.

What’s a news release vs. a pitch?

February 13, 2019
News releases and pitches are valuable tools to get earned media, but it's important to know how they differ from each other.

Reuters Institute Study Examines Future of Journalism

February 12, 2019
High-level summary of the Reuters Institute 2019 report.

DIY Accessibility Brunch ‘n’ Learn: Mental Health & Accessibility

February 4, 2019
Join the Accessibility Ambassadors on Thursday, February 28 for a presentation and discussion about mental health issues and digital accessibility by Kim Doberstein from OIT Application Development.

Dear Editor: The Importance of Advancing the University’s Message at the Capitol

February 1, 2019
With the state legislative session well under way, the University Relations team is hard at work making the case to lawmakers that the University is worth the investment.


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