The U-M College of Engineering's Solar Car Team... →
Education is not the filling of a pail, but the lighting of a fire. — William...
Pinterest: Images Rule for Higher Ed. Believe the...
I’ve written before on the blog about how we’re shifting our social media strategy toward a much more audio/visual method of storytelling, and I’ve already seen the results in the numbers on Facebook. There’s also currently the Instagrammer Contest that we’re running. I’ve gotten quite a few submissions, which is really neat. We’ll still be accepting...
U-M announces groundbreaking free online courses →
I am so taking some @umich courses from @coursera …my wish of being a...
Facebook: Insights into Bob's Truck
When I met with a strategist from Facebook last week, he took one look at our main page and said, “You need more photos.” “How many more is more?” “I’d say at least fifty percent,” he said. “Oh. Wow. Oops.” So last night I did a little number crunching. Actually, I did a lot of number crunching. Four hours of spreadsheet-diving,...
How do you celebrate real life in the digital...
This weekend, Mike Wallace, famed journalist and U-M alum, passed away. His death was widely covered in the media and talked about across our campus, where he had been active until not that long ago. On Sunday the email discussion was lively: What’s the best way to memorialize him? Where do we help people go to express their feelings? What about those who knew him to want to share their...