March 16, 2023
Richie Hunter recommended as VP for communications
Richie C. Hunter, a communications leader with more than 25 years of experience in higher education, health care and business, is being recommended as U-M’s next vice president for communications.
February 14, 2023
Effort sprouts cost-savings, collaboration for social media
U-M has selected Sprout Social to provide enterprise-level social media management, allowing hundreds of university-branded accounts to leverage the same powerful tool.
October 24, 2022
Advisory committee to assist search for VP for communications
President Santa J. Ono has named a 10-member advisory committee and launched the search for U-M’s next vice president for communications.
December 10, 2021
In digital era, you are not alone even when you think you are
As the world becomes increasingly mediated, we have to rethink what it is to be alone and reconceptualize it as “noncommunication,” according to a U-M researcher.
September 4, 2019
Study looks at responses to negative, positive news
Research regularly finds that Americans respond more strongly to negative news content, but a recent study suggests it’s a global occurrence.
July 20, 2017
Regents approve two key appointments in central communications
Rick Fitzgerald and Elizabeth Parkinson have been appointed assistant vice presidents in the university’s Office of the Vice President for Communications.
May 23, 2017
Emojis: How we assign meaning to these ever-popular symbols
In attempt to determine what guides emoji use, researchers at the School of Information examined the use of the online symbols by one million users through more than 1.2 billion messages.
July 27, 2016
Kallie Michels will serve as interim VP for communications
Kallie Bila Michels has been appointed interim vice president for global communications and strategic initiatives, effective Sept. 1, while a national search for a new vice president is conducted.