Skip to main content

Author

Vanderbilt Website Theme Updates

Jul. 24, 2017—We are rolling out an update to all Vanderbilt websites over the coming weeks/months, which includes a long-overdue refresh of the Vanderbilt Theme that is used on OmniUpdate and WordPress sites. The refresh includes many style changes to bring sites more closely aligned with the main Vanderbilt website. Vanderbilt Brand Bar The Vanderbilt Brand Bar...

Read more

Info




2016 with WebComm

Feb. 3, 2017—Infographic Goodness by Anna Whinnery and Lacy Paschal, Web Communications

Read more

Info


WordPress website servers being updated January 20-25

Jan. 23, 2017—(An email to all WordPress users was sent out Wednesday, January 18 — with a notification about this update.) We will be performing a web server infrastructure update next week for WordPress websites. In order to facilitate updating these servers, which house approximately 200 websites and includes over 700 users, we are implementing a content freeze and will restrict...

Read more

Info


Omni website servers being updated January 13-17

Jan. 10, 2017—(An email to all Omni users was sent out Tuesday, January 10 — with a notification about this update.) We will be performing a web server infrastructure update next week for ALL OmniUpdate websites. In order to facilitate updating these servers, which house several hundred websites and includes over 600 users, we are implementing a content freeze...

Read more

Info


We’re hiring!

Oct. 28, 2016—We are seeking two PHP/MySQL-focused web developers in University Web Communications, which is the central web development office for Vanderbilt University. What does Web Communications do at Vanderbilt? Here are a few quick infographics with year end stats: 2016 with Web Communications and  2015 with Web Communications. View the full job descriptions and requirements (and apply)...

Read more

Info


Social Media Account Security

Aug. 3, 2016—In an effort to further protect Vanderbilt’s digital identity and online reputation, and to strengthen the security related to Vanderbilt social media accounts, Web Communications is recommending that social media account managers update the passwords for all accounts that your area is responsible for. This initial recommended password change should ideally be completed prior to...

Read more

Info


my.vanderbilt.edu being updated July 25-29

Jul. 25, 2016—(An email to all my.vanderbilt.edu users was sent out Wednesday, July 20 — with a notification about this update.) The my.vanderbilt.edu WordPress platform is being updated to the latest version of WordPress (4.5.3) this week, July 25-29. What does this upgrade mean for you? Once the upgrade is complete, the backend tool/interface that you use...

Read more

Info


#VU2020 website awarded Silver by TCPRA

Jun. 3, 2016—University Web Communications was honored with a Silver award by the Tennessee College Public Relations Association during the organization’s spring 2016 conference. The public-facing #VU2020 website is one part of the array of  communications that Vanderbilt’s Undergraduate Admissions share with all admitted students. The website provides a snapshot of Vanderbilt for students who are making that final decision...

Read more

Info


2015 with Web Communications

Dec. 22, 2015—Infographic designed by Anna Whinnery, Web Communications

Read more

Info


2015 Higher Education Web Professionals National Conference

Nov. 16, 2015—Beth and I recently attended the 2015 Higher Education Web Professionals annual national conference in Milwaukee. I presented two 45-minute sessions and one 3-hour workshop at the conference; slidedecks for the two sessions can be found below. One of my presentations on the collaborative communication tool SLACK, won Best in Track. Woot! (And at this...

Read more

Info


>