Communication Blog

Action Needed Soon to Replace Your Website Search

November 9, 2018
Google is retiring the Google Search Appliance (GSA) at the end of 2018. The U will be changing over to Google's Custom Search Engine and your site's search may need to be updated.

DIY Accessibility Brunch ‘n’ Learn: A Conversation with Scott Marshall of the DRC

November 8, 2018
Join the Accessibility Ambassadors on Wednesday, December 5th for a presentation and discussion about the University Disability Resource Center’s (DRC) offerings and services with DRC Associate Director Scott Marshall.

What's an Exclusive?

November 2, 2018
Know the benefits of sending exclusives, a valuable tool for building good relationships with journalists.

Inside Driven to Discover: Megan’s Connection

November 2, 2018
No matter where you are at the U, we’re all part of the discoveries that happen here.

Community Newspapers

October 31, 2018
Community newspapers provide the University a chance to connect locally.

University Relations - Q3 2018 Proactive Marketing & PR Report

October 30, 2018
The University Relations quarterly report captures data regarding digital marketing and public relations efforts.

New Photo and Video Library

October 19, 2018
A new version of the Photo and Video Library is now available to faculty and staff. Content includes photos and video clips of campus scenes, student life, classes and labs, buildings, and people.

News Pitching PSA: No Attachments!

October 18, 2018
The easiest way to get your pitch in front of reporters is to include it in the body of an email—not as an attachment.

Systemwide Changes Coming for Search

October 17, 2018
Google is retiring the Google Search Appliance at the end of 2018. In advance of this change, the University of Minnesota will be adopting Google’s Custom Search Engine.

Local TV News: Multiple Deadlines. Six Hours of News. Content Needed.

October 16, 2018
There are a lot of opportunities to pitch television stations your faculty’s research, new initiatives, student stories and visual content. However, knowing more about a typical day in a television newsroom can better inform when, or how, you go about pitching to them.


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