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Memories from Milwaukee

Wait a minute – “Memories from Milwaukee”? Isn’t the 2015 HighEd Web National Conference in October? Yes, but this year we’re headed back to the same city that hosted the annual conference in 2012. We already know the 2015 schedule will be fantastic, with Bill

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HighEdWeb Welcomes Wojciechowski to Board

The Higher Education Web Professionals Association is pleased to welcome the newest member of the HighEdWeb Board of Directors: Tom Wojciechowski Director of Web Communications, Daemen College Since 2007 Tom Wojciechowski has worked at Daemen College, where he is responsible for the strategic, creative and

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Tips for student vloggers, from a student vlogger

SUNY Oswego junior communication major Alyssa Levenberg has provided her advice series Alyssa Explains It All for prospective students for nearly three years. She has gained a following by helping future Oswego students — sometimes by taking their questions to make videos with their answers

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Adrift in Data

Timothy Cigelske, Director of Social Media at Marquette University, also teaches a class on social measurement and analytics at the school. When he couldn’t find a textbook he liked, he decided to write his own. He was kind enough to let us reprint the introductory chapter

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HighEd Web Regionals – 2015

The Higher Education Web Professionals Association’s mission is to “strive to advance web professionals, technologies and standards in higher education.” We do this in a variety of ways, including providing top-notch professional development opportunities in our conferences and workshops. And exactly because they are such

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So, What Do You Do?

Montana State’s Jake Dolan originally published this post on their blog. He was nice enough to let us cross post here. – Ed. On the return flight from #heweb14, I had the opportunity to toy with a thought that had been nagging me throughout the

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This Burrito Doesn’t Have to End

As my alarm went off at 3:30 am and the prospect of heading to the Portland airport became more than an abstract concept, I experienced my own burrito sadness. The end of HighEdWeb14 had me a little misty. My batteries are recharged and I’m raring to

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Is Tumblr Right for Your School?

Wendy Darling from Emory University wants everyone to decide “Is Tumblr Right for Your School? and if yes, to get started. As curator of a blog on Art Deco architecture, she’s become a power user over the past four years and has several tricks to

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Taking the Web Offline

Session Details Erik Runyon, Director of Web Communications, University of Notre Dame led this session on storing data in the client browser and how you could leverage it to speed up your websites. He used this to power the #heweb14 website — which is how most of us were