Communication Blog

Google Search Transition Starts Dec. 3

December 3, 2018
Between now and Wednesday, December 12, search and site administrators should review the information in this post and be prepared to take action based on the type of site they manage.

Privacy Statement Update to Address GDPR

November 26, 2018
If your website uses a customized privacy statement, please read this announcement about making updates.

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.

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.

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.

Send us your State Fair Events

July 18, 2018
We will post all U of M State Fair events on

Folwell Web Theme Update

July 2, 2018
Project status and expected timing.

Check Out the Folwell Web Theme

April 10, 2018
The design and coding of the first two phases of the Folwell Web Theme are complete. Check out the Folwell website to see the updates!

Help Determine the U's Choice for a New Search Tool

February 21, 2018
As a communications or web professional, we need your input to understand what kinds of features might make the U's search better for people who want to find your content.

Update Your Tabbed Search Results Pages!

February 8, 2018
The University is in the process of changing from the Google Search Appliance (the tool that runs search at the U) to a new tool. Once that change is made, tabbed search results will no longer function.


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