How does New York University, the largest private university in the world, keep itself relevant to its students and prospective students? By using student workers to build their brand on social media. Caroline Osse and Nick Jensen of NYU’s Office of Interactive Media talked about
Did you say Website Death Match? And picking the best college websites based on the NCAA DI college basketball tournament bracket? Well, heck, what’s not to love about this idea? That was the premise of Kelly Anne Pipe’s presentation (#MCS1) at HighEdWeb 14. Pipe, of
Dear #heweb13, Every time I leave the annual High Ed Web conference, and I’ve done it five times now, I find myself trying to put together some sort of cogent, blog-worthy reaction to the whole thing. And more often than not, I wind up defeated.
Karlyn Borysenko blinded us with science Tuesday afternoon at #heweb13. Borysenko, a marketing manager with Eduventures, showed her audience how to conduct research into the wants, needs and habits of their respective audiences. Borysenko, armed with a lab coat and a tie-dye shirt, took
Mark Greenfield, a long time veteran of the web and tech development and an economics major, has a message about the state of higher education: it’s broken. In a talk at HighEdWeb 2013 titled “The Great Unbundling” Greenfield, of the University of Buffalo, laid out
March might be our favorite month of the year here at The Boxers. Not only is it a month where really cool people have birthdays but it’s time for March Madness (Far be it from us to encourage gambling, but take our free advice: Stay
It may be a new year full of new promises, but this edition of the Boxers likes to think that the classics never go out of style, especially when Pixar is involved.
It’s The Holiday Season, and here at the Boxers that means our thoughts turn to the worst holiday song of all time, pulling out our Charlie Brown Christmas DVD…. and to watching cat fights between internet companies.
In this edition of the Boxers, we assiduously avoid the Black Friday advertising and the radio stations that have already started their all Christmas programming.
Govern or be Governed! or, How I Learned to Stop Worrying and Love the Mob with Pitchforks David DeMello, Director of Web and Digital Strategy, Cornell University – ILR School David DeMello, director of web and digital strategy at Cornell University’s School of Industrial and
#uwrightnow: Integrating your social, web, editorial and marketing networks John Lucas, Social Media Manager, University of Wisconsin-Madison, and Nick Weaver, Director of Web Services, University of Wisconsin-Madison What do you get when your boss tells you to pull together a “new huge enterprise multimedia project,”
If you believe the futurist Raymond Kurzweil, humanity is entering a phase of it’s existence where technology will start to merge with our humanity at a downright dizzying pace. In his book “The Singularity is Near” Kurzweil envisions a future where humans live forever, we’ll
No Such Thing As TMI: How to Create a Culture of Sharing Donna Talarico, Integrated Marketing Manager, Elizabethtown College We hear a lot about oversharing in this social media celebrity-mad age. See: Kardashian, Kim and Twitter. But when it comes to the web and your
The Future of Higher Ed? A Canary In The Coalmine of Online Learning Lori Packer,Web Editor, University of RochesterLori Packer has become an online adventurer. She’s taken her torch and wandered into the coal mine of online learning. So far, she’s been spared the fate
A Google-esque college homepage; Higher Ed’s dirty little secret (one of them, at least); Another MSM folly RE: memes
News from the tech and web world that’s keeping us entertained this summer.
Higher Ed trends; Being declared “cool” in a court of law; Coding, socially
It’s June and here at Boxers, our thoughts have turned to grilled meats, cold beverages and a nice afternoon on the deck. But the boss wanted another column, so here it is. We apologize if we got any barbeque sauce on it.
Summer is here! That means everything slows down and you can take it easy as…. oh, who are we trying to kid?
Link Boxers: Crisis Communications with a Non-crisis, Web 2.0 Cheating, and iPhones as Far as the iCanSee
Somehow, we’ve been doing this for a year now. Somehow, the academic year is rapidly coming to a close. And somehow, a column with as silly a name as this has survived a year too.
It’s March, and that can only mean one thing: workplace productivity is about to swirl the drain as college basketball takes center stage….er, I mean, “Hi Boss, how are you? No, just keeping my nose to the grindstone here. Lots of hard work going on. Have you checked out our Klout score recently? Whooeee!”
My job here at Brockport is officially called “Web Writer” but its morphed quited a bit since I arrived here in July of 2009. Similarly, the location of my actual workspace has had its nomadic moments as well.
Angry Birds Turns Two, Foursquare Triples, Facebook + Dayton U = $50K scholarship
One f*cking great promotional website, let some Klout out of your Klout, opening the door to your Google+ page