Communication Blog

Turning on a Dime: How Our Lives and Work Changed with COVID-19

March 19, 2021
The School of Public Health highlights one year into the pandemic.

Influence Positive Workplace Culture

March 16, 2021
We originally posted these tips a year ago, when we were first working from home in the early days of the pandemic, and they're still relevant today.

Marking the Pandemic Year

March 2, 2021
Start thinking now about how you can share the story of your department or college's resilience during this year.

Ethical and Equitable Storytelling

February 26, 2021
Learn storytelling tips that honor your subject and your audience.

Proofreading Tips and Tricks

January 25, 2021
Proofreading is a vital skill for communicators. Here are some tips from a Ragan's PR Daily post.

Hello, I’m Now a Crisis Communicator

January 11, 2021
The pandemic has turned us into crisis communicators. Let's take a look at what that has meant.

Five Tips to Light Up Your Reader’s Brain

December 3, 2020
Specific types of language activate pleasure responses and drive understanding.

Journalists Seek Video Interviews Now More than Ever

December 3, 2020
Make your experts available for media interviews with video.

Who's Sending Video with Pitches?

November 9, 2020
Survey finds multimedia assets welcome in media pitches.

Tips to Enhance Your News-gathering Routine and Become a Better Citizen of Information

November 5, 2020
Here are some points from the recent University of Minnesota Libraries-hosted roundtable on journalism in 2020 and navigating the news landscape.


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