Susan Orlean on Storytelling and the “Sandwich Tweet”

  1. Forecasting the Future: The Intersection of Climate Change and Policy Change #UMichChat Recap

    On June 1, 2017, President Donald Trump announced that the United States would withdraw from the Paris Agreement, an accord among 197 nations aimed at preventing the global temperature fromRead More

  2. May 2017 Recap

    April saw the most recent class of U-M graduating class receive their send-off at Spring Commencement. The term may be over, but both offline activity on campus and online activityRead More

  3. Filling the Gap: Non-Traditional Student Experiences #UMichChat Recap

    High School. College. Full-time job. Students are often encouraged—whether by parents, teachers, or friends—to complete these steps consecutively if they want to be successful. Social and economic pressures, such asRead More

  4. Welcome, 2017 summer interns!

    New challenges, new opportunities and new interns. This summer, UMSocial added four new members to the UMSocial family. Learn more about each of them below:   Melissa Barber: I never picturedRead More

  5. #GoodbyesAreHard: Reflections on my #UMSocial internship in 140 Characters or less.

    The day I walked into the Michigan Creative Office for my first day of work as a UMSocial intern in the summer of 2015; I was a nervous wreck. IRead More

  6. James’ one year anniversary at UMSocial

    “This is it.” It was a sunny Tuesday morning and I remember looking at the phone saying to myself, “This is it.” I knew it was Nikki Sunstrum calling toRead More

  7. Enhancing Strategy Through Surveys

    At UMSocial, content creation is informed by the audience we’re trying to reach as well as the platform we’re trying to reach them on. Although analytics from Twitter and FacebookRead More

  8. Stumbling Blocks Recap

    Stumbling Blocks is a series of pop-up art installations that explore difficult moments in U-M’s history.  These seven installations, which were displayed on U-M’s North, Central, and Medical campuses, eachRead More

  9. March 2017 Recap

    It’s hard to believe that March is over and the school year is rapidly coming to a close. This past month has been jam-packed with activity, both online and offline.Read More

  10. February 2017 Recap

    February may be the shortest month of the year, but that doesn’t mean there’s any less activity on campus—or at #UMSocial. Follow along for the highlights of the month: Facebook:Read More

  11. A Conversation About Digital Dating Abuse #UMichChat Recap

    On February 16, in collaboration with Michigan Medicine and the U-M Adolescent Health Initiative, UMSocial facilitated a Facebook Live #UMichChat Panel that addressed the topic of digital dating abuse.This chatRead More

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