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How to Make Google Calendar Work for You

August 19, 2019
Hard-copy printed calendars are mostly a thing of the past. Now, our devices put highly sharable and portable online calendars at our fingertips. Here’s how to use Google calendar better.
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Science Talk Part 2: Science Storytelling Tips from Experts

August 15, 2019
Scientists tend to go for the detail, not the narrative. Hear from science storytelling experts about how they construct a narrative.
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Science Talk Part 1: Struggles of Scientific Storytelling

August 12, 2019
Science is not for everyone. Or is it? Learn tips about helping scientists tell their stories in Science Talk.
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State Fair Content Asset Package

August 3, 2019
To make it easy to promote your unit’s presence at the Minnesota State Fair, we’ve put together a convenient content asset package.

Become a pro at audience Q&A: Benefits and timing

June 26, 2019
From seeing if your messages stuck to learning what your audience needs to know more about, there are multiple benefits to doing an audience Q&A.

Data Practices Act and Privacy

May 10, 2019
Data Practices Act, private vs. public information.

Five Tips To Help Your Newsletter Get Read

April 22, 2019
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.

Tips for Talking Science with Reporters

March 8, 2019
How to best communicate about your research with the media.

Journalists Identify Top (Share-Friendly) Health Publications

February 14, 2019
Recently, journalists identified their top health and science publications by social shares. Keep these outlets top of mind when thinking through placement of a story with national health implications.

Survey Finds Journalists Look to Academia for Expertise

December 6, 2018
Majority of finance journalists say academia is most credible source.

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