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2016 Drupal Training / Open Session Schedule

Drupal sessions take place throughout the year. If you have questions about overall content strategy, how to use Drupal, or anything web related, please join us. Currently, all sessions are scheduled to take place in 431 French Hall, and are drop-in with no registration required. Some of these dates may become workshops focusing on specific […]

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New Drupal Workshops and Vital Drupal Info

The following are some important announcements regarding new Drupal workshops and new changes within Drupal that will effect your unit’s website:

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Maximizing Your HighEdWeb Michigan Conference Experience

This is an exciting opportunity to learn from peers working in higher education throughout the region.

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You’re Invited to the Michigan Regional HighEdWeb Conference in Flint

As the campus moves toward the implementation of a new web content management system this fall, we encourage all UM-Flint faculty, staff, and students to consider taking advantage of this invaluable opportunity to meet colleagues from across them Midwest and learn how to approach the university website in a more effective manner.

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Live-streaming the Dream: UM-Flint’s 2012 Spring Commencement

Commencement is always a big day for content on a college campus. Traditionally, a Commencement day at the University of Michigan-Flint will see a spike in social media traffic. April 29, 2012 was no exception. But this post isn’t about Facebook visitors or Flickr photo views.

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Planning Critical Issues in the Shadow of Joanne Sullenger

When I arrived at UM-Flint in 2001, I had never heard of the Critical Issues Forum. My first introduction to it was by Joanne Sullenger who was the Vice Chancellor for Development. Joanne always had University Relations design the brochure for the event. So when it was time, Joanne called me into her office for […]

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Connecting with UM-Flint’s Commencement

Commencement is a big day for students, their families, alumni, faculty, and staff. It’s also a big day in University Relations. From event coordination to marketing and communication, every member of the University Relations staff has a part to play on graduation day.

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Famous Faces Boost UM-Flint Brand

I really am lucky. There are lots of things I truly enjoy about my job, but I think one of the top five things has to be the annual Critical Issues Forum. The Critical Issues Forum (or CIF) is a gift from UM-Flint benefactor Frances Willson Thompson that allows us to bring leading experts to […]

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A UM-Flint First: Behind the Scenes at Commencement

Photo credit:¬†Flint Journal We did it! I am happy to report that the University of Michigan-Flint achieved a big first over the weekend: two commencement ceremonies in one day. This was a huge endeavor taking months of planning (and worry) in order to make the big day for our graduates go smoothly. The reason we […]

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Live-tweeting Experiment at the Critical Issues Forum

On April 7, 2011, the University of Michigan-Flint hosted journalist Gwen Ifill as a Critical Issues Forum keynote speaker. This year’s Critical Issues Forum incorporated Twitter for the first time, with the¬†@umflintCIF account created to keep followers up-to-date on speakers’ activities and event developments. The hashtag #CIF2011 was implemented before the beginning of the five-part […]

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