Communication Blog

Driven to Discover Campaign Launches

September 25, 2017
This year's campaign reimagines themes and stories featured last year (abolishing hunger, closing the opportunity gap, ending addiction, protecting human rights) and adds a new focus on helping people thrive as they age.

The phone rings. It’s a reporter. What should you do and say?

September 24, 2017
As experts with knowledge in their respective fields, U leaders, faculty and staff are often sought after by reporters for comment on stories they're writing or producing. Before proceeding to an interview, it is always good to know the basic parameters of the reporter's request.

Events Calendar Analytics Report

September 19, 2017
The Events Calendar had over a million page views last year. For more information and the full report, check out this blog post!

UMN Search Demo and Lab

September 11, 2017
The old tabbed search layout for search results is being phased out and replaced by the U's new search results interface. University Relations and OIT are offering sporadic demonstrations of the new interface along with one-on-one assistance. The next session is next week on the 20th.

The Bias Response and Referral Network

August 28, 2017
Help promote the BRRN to your internal audiences.

Campus Climate: Amplify Your Unit and College-based Efforts

August 28, 2017
Four simple ways to help support Campus Climate work across campus.

New "Maps" Filter on Search

August 28, 2017
Just in time for the beginning of fall semester, the U's search interface now includes a filter for "Maps." We've also added more search results to the "News" filter.

New Land-grant Video Celebrates U Impact

August 23, 2017
A new video brings to life our land-grant mission by showing how, every day, people feel the impact of U of M discovery and innovation.

Telling the U’s Story

University Public Relations: The Who and The What
August 21, 2017
Who is the University Public Relations team and what is their role?

Marketing and Public Relations Report

August 7, 2017
The second quarter report demonstrating the breadth and impact of the incredible work that the University does


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