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Communications

The Office of Communications works with the School of Dentistry community to promote and enhance the school’s reputation to a variety of audiences locally, nationally and around the world.  We work with faculty, staff and students to tell important stories, disseminate research findings and promote awareness of the school and its services through internal and external channels. 

The goal of our communications initiatives is to make important connections with our internal audiences as well as with prospective students and their families, patients, alumni and friends, supporters and the media.   
 
We provide assistence and support to help our colleagues find the best strategy to share their stories – online, in the media, in print and social media. We are here to help you.
 
Our team:
Lynn Monson, Writer
734-615-1971 ummonson@umich.edu
 
Celia Alcumbrack-McDaniel, Web Content Administrator/Social Media
734-763-8760 alcumbra@umich.edu
 
Our Services:
The communications team uses both traditional and contemporary tools to share our story.  We publish our alumni magazine, DentalUM, in the spring and fall in both print and electronic formats. We write press releases, news stories, features and Spotlight posts for the web site, and we manage seven social media properties.
The University of Michigan name and graphic identity are important parts of building and presenting our image. We work with individuals, departments and units to ensure adherence to the School of Dentistry’s editorial and graphic-identity standards with the appropriate use of logos and U-M wordmarks in publications. 
 
We manage:
DentalUM (two issues/year)
Dent.umich.edu (website)
Wolverine Bytes (Student Blog)
Dental Careers (dental job postings)
Media Relations
Logos & Branding 
Digital Signage

 

updated 10/31/16