U of M style conundrums
Health care vs. healthcare? Well-being vs. wellbeing? Here are a few word-usage and style conundrums worth discussing, even if the answers are seemingly up for debate and apt to change over time.
How to be quotable
Understanding what reporters want out of a quote can help you develop talking points that include the vibrant language reporters are seeking.
Fall Semester Brand Reminders
A new school year means new faces, new experiences, and new opportunities to showcase your campus, college or unit’s work through the University brand.
Accessibility Ambassadors: Cultural Accessibility
This presentation will focus on disability culture and its connection with digital technology.
Be an influencer, share your expertise
The Communications Blog is distributed to more than 1,200 University community members, and many posts receive hundreds—sometimes thousands—of views. Write a guest post today!
Web accessibility testing with Pope Tech
Learn about Pope Tech, the University's new web accessibility checking tool available for use with Drupal websites.
Six common AP Style mistakes
Depending on the type of communication, the University uses AP Style or Chicago Style. Do you make any of these AP Style mistakes?
Thoughts on sexist language
Communicators strive to avoid sexism, but sometimes it crops up anyway. Here are some observations and musings on the subject.
Accessibility Ambassadors: Accessible Slides
Get tips on how to create, test, and deliver presentations that are accessible, inclusive, and engaging.
Newsletter best practices (reposted from archive)
When you send an email newsletter, you have a second or two to grab your readers’ attention before they scroll past it or, even worse, hit "delete." Check out the following best practices to help your newsletters get noticed.