The Digital Campus

The Digital Campus

November 11, 2015
by Julia Kuhn Mirza
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Digital Campus Community at ETH Zurich

On November 5, 2015, ETH Zurich hosted the annual Digital Campus event and welcomed 70 university communicators to its campus. Andrew Gossen, Senior Director for Social Media Strategy at Cornell University’s Alumni Affairs & Development Office, joined the event as keynote … Continue reading

July 17, 2015
by Julia Kuhn Mirza
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Wide Open Spaces: the Pros and Cons of Open Education [infographic]

MOOCs and others are new players in a movement that has become more and more wide-spread in recent years: open education. As with anything new, there are pros, cons, hurdles and opportunities. The following infographic by Value Colleges shows some … Continue reading

March 18, 2015
by Julia Kuhn Mirza
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How to Manage Your University’s Brand

Branding for higher education institutions is quite unique, and Deborah Maue, a senior strategist at mStoner, recently covered this challenging topic in a webinar for Digital Campus members. Along with an introduction to branding for higher education, she gave us … Continue reading

February 13, 2015
by Julia Kuhn Mirza
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Need Some Inspiration for Your Science Communication?

University press officers work relentlessly to spread the word about the latest science news at their institution. And yet sometimes, the hard work does not result in news going viral and massive press coverage. While we are not arguing for … Continue reading

January 29, 2015
by Julia Kuhn Mirza
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Is Your President on Social Media?

“Once upon a time, college and university presidents distrusted social media. But no more”, this is what I read on the back of the book that just arrived in our office. #FollowtheLeader, a mStoner publication, is about social media lessons … Continue reading

October 1, 2014
by Julia Kuhn Mirza
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Digital Campus Study Tour – Day 2

By Olivia Poisson, Communications Officer, University of Basel and Jun Sarbach, PR Consultant, ETH Zurich.  How to really engage your community On the second day of our study we were invited to Stanford University where we met experienced social media managers of three … Continue reading

September 30, 2014
by Julia Kuhn Mirza
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Digital Campus Study Tour – Day 1

By Anne-Marie Schär, Web Editor and Social Media Manager, School of Business FHNW & Bernard Lechot, Community Manager, University of Neuchâtel We love mythologies… Greek, Roman, or for some centuries, American. Particularly Californian. The Gold Rush, the Summer of Love in 1967 … Continue reading

July 29, 2014
by Julia Kuhn Mirza
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The Most Powerful Colleges in Social Media [Infographic]

Have you ever wondered which universities have the most likes on Facebook or the biggest follower base on Twitter? Edudemic put together a neat infographic that shows the most popular US universities on social media.