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  1. Utilizing Social Media in Your Job Search

      As commencement nears, all graduating seniors are likely thinking about the same thing: finding a job. Whether you’re thinking of moving out of state or staying close by, utilizingRead More

  2. Guest Post: Engaging the Next Generation

    We’re very excited to share our first guest blog post! If you or someone you know is interested in being featured on SocialMedia.UMich.edu, Submit your content or ideas to umsocial@umich.edu.

  3. Infographics

    Infographics: The Rise of Artistic Data When most people think of data, the last thing that probably comes to mind is artistic expression. In fact, it may be hard toRead More

  4. Instagram

    No longer is Instagram reserved for #Selfies or yummy restaurant photos. Major brands, including the University of Michigan, are actively maintaining presences on the platform in order to tell aRead More

  5. University of Michigan “Links” In

    Learn more about how to use Linkedin!

  6. Off The Court: Q+A with Jalen Rose

    A Leader and Best, Making a Difference in Education: Most know Jalen Rose as the former Fab Five Michigan Basketball star turned NBA player, but off the court, Rose hasRead More

  7. Celebrating President Mary Sue Coleman

    Today, the University Record published a special edition honoring President Coleman. Read the stories here.  

  8. Show Us Your Best #Selfie – UofMichigan Joins Snapchat!

    Utilized by 77% of college students daily, on February 26th, the University of Michigan launched a presence on the budding platform (username: uofmichigan), seizing a unique opportunity to build an audience, strengthen our creativity and connect with students in a unique and fun way.

  9. At a Glance: #UMsocial 2013 Recap

    2013 was an exciting year for the University of Michigan, and even more exciting in social media!

  10. #UMsocial is Seeking a Graphic Design Intern!

    Calling all #UMich graphic designers – the #UMsocial team is looking for a graphic design intern! This internship will provide real-world experience in social media management, strategic development, and operational graphics and video production for social media.

  11. Alumni Spotlight: Mike Mikho of Big Fuel

    If you’re interested in social media and content creation, chances are that you’ve heard of Big Fuel, a New York-based social media and branded content company. Using the tagline “from contentRead More

  12. University of Michigan Partners with Pinterest for Place Pins Launch

    See how the University of Michigan has turned this visual platform into a powerful marketing tool

  13. #GoBlue and Win

    We’re excited to be using the new Instagram Direct Messaging feature to give away t-shirts to a few lucky followers!

  14. Victors for Michigan Gets Social

    When the University of Michigan announced our new fundraising campaign, Victors for Michigan, on November 8th, 2013, the Office of University Development had already hosted a 31 day countdown and reached millions on Twitter, Facebook and Instagram. Read more on the goal and successes of the online promotions of this campaign in this guest post.

  15. #MyUMich Instagram Campaign

    We are thrilled to announce our first Instagram photo contest, which will run through the month of November, using the hashtag #MyUMich! Each week, Instagram users are challenged to shareRead More

  16. Don’t Forget to Enter Our MyUMich Instagram

    See where our Wolverines have taken the Block M on our Pinterest!   

  17. #UMichvsUNH

    We’re excited to announce that we’ve teamed up with the University of New Hampshire for a friendly social media competition this weekend for the Men’s Hockey Winter Classic! You’ll beRead More

  18. September Social Recap

    With the first month of classes coming to a close, we thought we’d wrap up with a bit of what we’ve been doing over the past month. After welcoming freshmanRead More

  19. University of Michigan named #1 Best and Most Collaborative Large College in the US!

    “The very best schools are the most social schools.”

  20. @umichfootball Goes Private for #GoBlueVIP

    Typically, we use this blog to discuss strategies and initiatives launched by the #UMSocial central social media team. However, it is worth noting that our University has many departments andRead More

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