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  1. 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

  2. #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!

  3. 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.

  4. #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

  5. Don’t Forget to Enter Our MyUMich Instagram

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

  6. #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

  7. 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

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

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

  9. @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

  10. UofMichigan Named #4 Most Popular College on Instagram

    Last week, Nitrogram included us on their list of the 75 Most popular American Colleges on Instagram. We’re thrilled to have come in at #4 on the list, alongside so manyRead More

  11. #HESummit13

    Last week, the #UMSocial team headed to Detroit for the day to attend Salesforce’s Higher Education Summit at Wayne State University. In addition to learning several tips and tricks onRead More

  12. My #UMSocial Internship Experience

    One of our interns gives an inside look at #UMsocial!

  13. University of Michigan Facebook Reaches 500,000 Fans!

    Over the holiday weekend, the University of Michigan Facebook page reached a milestone – 500,000 fans. Throughout the past year, we’ve been building on our base of fans by tryingRead More

  14. #MgoGrad: Behind the Scenes

    Before the soon-to-be alumni of the class of 2013 arrived in the Big House on the day of commencement, the #UMSocial team was planning how to best cover this memorableRead More

  15. Infographic: How Social Media was Impacted by Final Four

    [INFOGRAPHIC]: How social media was impacted by March Madness on our channels, UMich Basketball and Michigan Alumni. 

  16. Uncommon Campus: Marine Hydrodynamics Lab

    LSA’s Uncommon campus video took us from the Burton Tower to a spot on Campus that was a bit less recognizable. We found ourselves at the Marine Hydrodynamics Laboratory. TheRead More

  17. @dickc to speak at Commencement! #MgoGrad

    There are many things that go into creating the Michigan experience. From staying up late to paint the rock or joining the Michigan Squirrel Club out on the diag, theseRead More

  18. What the New Pinterest Analytics Mean For Marketers

    You may have read online this week that Pinterest has officially launched their analytics for business accounts. This is a free service for any Pinterest user with a business account,Read More

  19. Uncommon Campus: Burton Memorial Tower and Carillon

    When we saw LSA’s video Uncommon Campus, we were eager to do a little discovery of our own around the UMich campus. Our first stop is arguably one of theRead More

  20. How Ben Bernanke and @FordSchool Used Social Media To Embrace Public Policy

    Monday, Federal Reserve Chairman Ben Bernanke visited our campus to speak and answer questions, hosted by the Ford School of Public Policy. While it was a full house, our attentionRead More

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