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  1. Behind the Scenes of the #Victors2020 Project

      Grant Floto is a graduating senior at the University of Michigan, majoring in Sport Management with a minor in Law, Justice, and Social Change. Grant has worked as aRead More

  2. Don’t let a smartphone stop you! 7 Tips for conducting interviews from home.

      We are living in a time when our daily routines have turned 180 degrees.  Millions of people around the world are working remotely, sitting in their makeshift offices orRead More

  3. Celebrate Graduation Virtually

    Show Your Support for Students in Social Add a celebratory frame to your Facebook profile, Send a Snap with our graduation filters, or join your next Zoom call from theRead More

  4. UMSocial’s Top 5 Visual Apps for Making Life Easier

    We produce a lot of content—like a lot. So whenever we can find a new tool, tip, or trick to improve the process and innovate our delivery, we’re going toRead More

  5. Be Social, Stay Social: Social Distancing Does Not Mean Social Isolation

      We are social beings, neurologically hardwired for connection. In an unprecedented time when we are vulnerable to feelings of fear and anxiety, we have been asked to “socially distance”Read More

  6. Custom Zoom Backdrops

    Zoom allows users to upload custom backgrounds and see themselves transported to any location of their choosing during their online classes or video conference calls. Revisit your favorite campus locationRead More

  7. Valentines and Puppy Love!

      Valentine’s Day has become a rather special occasion for us here at #UMSocial. In years past, we’ve celebrated by sharing student and alumni #UMichLoveStories, and authoring, crudely designing, andRead More

  8. Top 20: Tech

      Experts from the University of Michigan College of Engineering share some of the major advancements in tech that occurred in 2019 and what we can watch for in 2020.Read More

  9. Top 20: Photos

      As we head into a new decade, here are some of our favorite moments captured in 2019 by our talented photographers:                Read More

  10. Top 20: News Stories

      As we head into 2020, here is a look at 20 of the top stories that garnered the University of Michigan a great deal of media attention this pastRead More

  11. Top 20: Public Policy Topics

      This list comprises, in no particular order, the topics on the mind of faculty, staff, and students as we finish up 2019 and head into a new decade andRead More

  12. Top 20: Health

      Melatonin, medical marijuana, and measles are just a few of the topics the experts at Michigan Medicine discussed in 2019. Here are 20 of Michigan Medicine’s most viewed blogsRead More

  13. Top 20: Most Watched Videos of 2019

      YouTube is the third-most-visited website in the world, trailing only Google and Facebook.  The platform’s popularity and industry-wide push by brands to find creative new ways to engage audiencesRead More

  14. Top 20: Research

      A record high in annual research expenditures at the University of Michigan led to innovative research and scholarship endeavors that address emerging problems, spur new technologies, and drive theRead More

  15. Top 20: Social

      By far, social media’s greatest strengths are the ability it grants to quickly share information, facilitate meaningful conversations, and build communities. It has been #UMSocial’s greatest pleasure in 2019Read More

  16. Postgrad Scaries: Managing the Stress of Life After College

        For the past 50 days or so, we’ve all watched our makeshift “countdown to graduation” tallies dwindle closer and closer to zero. Some of us have diligently keptRead More

  17. Senior Social Intern Signing Off

      Since the first time I set foot on the University of Michigan campus on a brisk December day, I was forever changed. I stood in the Diag with myRead More

  18. #UMICHLOVESTORIES Recap

    Here at #UMSocial, we love love. In fact, the only thing that we love more than love itself is the University of Michigan. On this Valentine’s Day, we thought: whyRead More

  19. #UMSocial Welcomes New Team Members!

            Meet Tatyana Fykes!     Tatyana is a Purdue University Alumna. She received a Bachelors Degree in Political Science and achieved three minors in French, Communications,Read More

  20. Digital Summit Detroit Conference Recap

      Two days. One city. One conference. Three members of the UMSocial team and a lot of digital media pointers.   A presenter opens his talk by telling us aboutRead More

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