Communication Blog

In Beta: News Filter on

May 22, 2017

The University Relations digital communications team has been working on a News filter for We've customized the results to display images, dates, and sources in the result list, with different layouts for mobile and desktop.


Facts and Figures to Promote the U

April 24, 2017

We’ve assembled a robust list of facts and figures that communicators can use to promote the U of M, as sometimes these are hard to track down when you need them. 

Mass Email Footer Content Reminder

April 17, 2017

If you send mass email, please make sure your footer content is accurate and follows University and federal (for external messaging) guidelines and laws.

Support the U on April 24

April 17, 2017

We need you to help tweet your support for the U on April 24th.


Save Images from a Google Doc

April 17, 2017

It's easy to place an image in a Google doc. But what if you want to save that image or copy it to use somewhere else? Not so easy! Here's how.


New Google Sites Branding

April 12, 2017

Instructions and downloads are now available for implementing University branded on the new version of Google Sites.


Search Pilot Groups, Submit Keymatches, Self Help Guide

April 3, 2017

A number of updates about the new search interface and managing search at the U.


Google Template Update

March 22, 2017

Status for Google Forms templates and new Google Sites branding.


March Digital Communicators Circle

March 22, 2017

Next meeting: March 29 from 1 to 2 pm.

National Media Relations

March 13, 2017

Contact University Relations' national media relations consultant.


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