University Marketing & Communications

February 10, 2015

Recap: February 5 storyteller session

Attention word nerds! Our first-ever, all-campus “storyteller session” series kicked off Thursday, Feb. 5, and we were thrilled to see so many faces from departments and units from across the University. Our inaugural gathering focused on UMAC’s brand new story sharing process including: How to write a brand-defining story How to pitch a story using

December 16, 2014

Friday’s ‘Office Hours’ taking a holiday break

The next three “Office Hours” — the drop-in sessions we’ve been holding on Fridays in Gerberding for several months — will not be held during the holidays. That means no sessions on Dec. 19, Dec. 26 or Jan. 2. The next “Office Hours” will be Friday, Jan. 9, noon-1 p.m. As a reminder, these sessions

November 18, 2014

Next Roundtable: Dec. 15

Mark your calendars: The next Marketing and Communications Roundtable will take place Dec. 15 from 3–5 p.m. in the Walker-Ames Room.

October 23, 2014

Refreshed websites continue to roll out

From the home page to the brand portal to the president’s site and beyond, the roll out of the new brand continues online. And be sure to check the brand portal from time to time — new tools are continually being added.

October 13, 2014

New homepage testing has been successful

On Monday the new homepage, currently in beta, was briefly tested in a live environment and everything went well. Some of you probably saw it for a few hours Monday morning — we got some great feedback. Stay tuned. It’ll be live soon!

October 1, 2014

New homepage: fresh colors and fonts oh my!

The fonts and colors have changed somewhat on the beta version of our new homepage? The purple is brighter and the fonts are bolder. Read all about the changes in our blog!

September 26, 2014

New homepage: Streamlined navigation

On the new homepage, we’ve streamlined navigation quite a bit. We’ve also put frequently used links in a new “Quick Links” section. Kick the tires and tell us what you think.

September 22, 2014

New homepage: One-stop shopping in the people directory

Our new website design makes it a lot easier to look up people in the directory. You’ll simply click the search icon, select the People Directory option and enter a name. Search will auto suggest names as you type. When the person you want appears, click on their name and their contact information will appear right on the page.

September 17, 2014

New homepage coming soon

It’s time for a homepage refresh! Our bold new design will feature larger images, high-impact stories, fast facts, streamlined navigation and QuickLinks.

September 15, 2014

Updates from our Boundless blog

It’s been a busy summer for most UW communicators, including your undaunted UMAC team. We’re about to launch a new UW homepage and are thrilled to start sharing the creative branding toolkits, guidelines, Web resources and more.

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