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Preview of the New Degrees and Programs Page Provided by Strategic Marketing and Communications

April 19, 2017 by | Website Overhaul

Strategic Marketing and Communications is excited to announce a major improvement to Chapman University’s degree and program listings. The changes include a new design, overall improved user experience, and more advanced technology. User Experience and Design As with our other projects, the new degrees and programs page was informed by Google Analytics and national research.

Chapman University Public Events Calendar Q&A Learn more about https://events.chapman.edu

July 27, 2016 by | Strategy

We have received quite a few questions regarding Chapman University’s home-grown events calendar. This website interfaces with R25’s database and presents the data in a clean, user-friendly format. It is also mobile optimized and works on desktops, tablets, and smartphones. Users of events.chapman.edu can also update their content on events.chapman.edu and easily add photos and buttons

Introducing Events.chapman.edu Chapman University's Central Online Events Calendar

February 15, 2016 by | Design

Chapman is a bustling university with numerous events and activities happening daily. There are concerts, lectures, tours, sports games, plays, screenings, religious ceremonies, info sessions, student activities, gallery openings, club meetings, Greek events and much, much more (phew!). And if you are like most humans, it is incredibly hard to keep track of it all mixed

The Most Unique Award You Will Ever Receive

June 30, 2015 by | Inside SMC

It all started with a crazy idea (it might have even been a joke) from David May during a meeting. We were trying to order awards for the (then) upcoming Annual Communications Council End of Year Lunch, where we recognize all the hard work from those in the various communication roles on campus. With none

You’re Not Ghana Believe This

July 9, 2014 by | Inside SMC

I’ve always worked in a creative environment. An automotive magazine publisher, an in-house marketing and advertising department, and now, Strategic Marketing and Communications at Chapman. One thing all of these environments have in common: a bunch of crazy stuff on our walls and desks. I suppose it’s a justification that we “creative” types need

10 things you may or may not know about TED or TEDx events

June 17, 2014 by | Inside SMC

Chapman University hosts an annual TEDx event, and this year, TEDxChapmanU will be on Thursday, August 20, 2015 from 1 – 5:30 p.m. in the Chapman auditorium. If you know nothing about TED talks, I encourage you to check out a few of my favorites about a guerilla gardener, creativity in schools, and injustice. And this one

Leave Your Comfort Zone — and Get Creative

May 19, 2014 by | Inside SMC

A couple of weeks ago, I was soaring in a small Cessna above the beautiful coastline and mountains of Southern California, having slipped the surly bonds of earth for a recreational flight from Orange County’s John Wayne Airport to Murrieta and back. It was something special – an adventure that a friend and I had

Now open source: our WordPress social metrics tracker

April 24, 2014 by | Social Media

The Chapman University web marketing team wanted to find out which blog posts resonated the most with readers. Because Social Networks make data about shares and likes publicly available, we built a WordPress plugin to track which posts were being shared and liked the most. Download plugin from WordPress.org    Fork us on Github

Do we need 4K TVs?

February 12, 2014 by | Innovation

A major buzz coming from the recent International CES convention has been focused on 4K or curved displays. Every time I see a new format coming out, I’m reminded of the days when Sony’s sales numbers were slumping, so they would introduce a new tape format so people would need to upgrade and purchase more decks.

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