Communication Blog

The Art of Building a Media List

January 10, 2020
Four tips to ensure you are reaching journalists interested in your work.

Share Your Expertise

January 6, 2020
Want to be a guest blogger? If your submission is accepted, you could reach more than 700 University community members, plus people across the country who read the UR blog.

DIY Accessibility Lunch ‘n’ Learn: Color Contrast Deep Dive

December 16, 2019
Join the Accessibility Ambassadors on Thursday, January 23, for a presentation by Jen Sanders of the Office of Information Technology.

Preparing a Leader for a Media Interview

December 16, 2019
Here is some information to provide your boss or other senior leader in advance of an interview.

Sharing Our Stories with the Legislature

December 6, 2019
UR needs your help sharing stories at the Capitol this session.

Using the University's Brand

December 2, 2019
If you have questions about using the University's brand, feel free to reach out to the brand team for guidance.

Your National Media Relations Partner

November 19, 2019
Learn about national media opportunities.

DIY Accessibility Lunch ‘n’ Learn: Accessible Documents

November 18, 2019
Join the Accessibility Ambassadors on Thursday, December 12th, for a presentation by Ben Peck of University Relations about making accessible Word and Google Docs and how to convert them to Portable Document Format (PDF).

The Numbers Behind Media Relations

November 14, 2019
In pitching stories to the media, chance is always a factor. But numbers and data may help you nudge the odds in your direction.

Honoring U of M Veterans

November 11, 2019
Veterans across the Twin Cities campus share their stories.


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