Many Connections. One U.

on August 30, 2011 by

Mobile Site vs. Mobile Application

Mobile use is definitely on the rise. Over the past year, we’ve seen a 242% increase in mobile traffic to our website. This is one of those items that is a priority for us, but also will require a lot of time and effort. Time and effort? What could make this such a big project?… Continue Reading

on August 23, 2011 by

Digital Signs

So what do you think of all of the new digital sign boards around campus? We are busy creating new templates for localized content and new video and motion graphics for display. So tell us, what do you want to see on the signs? What content do you find the most helpful or the least?… Continue Reading

on August 22, 2011 by Mario Morgan

5 Restaurants around St. Louis

Ok on my way into work today I was trying to figure out my top 5 favorite restaurants in St. Louis. Then I realized. I need help finding better places to eat. So I am going to do my first blog post on my lackluster 5 favorite places I have ate at in St. Louis…. Continue Reading

on August 19, 2011 by

New Blog Tagline

If you haven’t noticed, we are currently in process of revamping/reviving our department blog. I’d like to suggest we change the tagline of it, and we’d like some audience participation. For those currently unaware of what a tagline is, it’s the line directly below the title of our blog. Currently it says, “Maryville University’s Interactive… Continue Reading

on August 18, 2011 by Catherine Boelhauf

Maryville University’s homepage through the years

Wow, our homepage sure has changed a lot over the years! The designs below are screenshots from the years 2000, 2001, 2003, 2006 and 2010. Can you guess which design goes with which year? Homepage A Homepage B Homepage C Homepage D Homepage E     ANSWER: A: 2000, B:2003, C:2010, D:2001, E:2006

on August 15, 2011 by

Warrior Dash Challenge -Have you got what it takes?

The Interactive Media Group is running the Warrior Dash, October 15. Billed as America’s most insane race, the Warrior Dash is 12 obstacles from h-e-double toothpicks along a 3.17 mile course. Are you a Warrior? Form a team and challenge us!

on August 15, 2011 by

Website and Internal Portal

There has been much talk lately about the differences between our website and the new internal portal. Both are powerful communication tools. Which is the right place for your content? The answer lies in your audience. In the coming months, the content on our website,, will be redesigned and relaunched. The primary objective of… Continue Reading

on August 11, 2011 by

Secluded Lunch Location

So I was running along the trails today and came to the end of the trail in Maryville Center and found these little tables. I’ve been enjoying the opportunity to getting out and explore more of the campus and the surrounding area. There is all kinds of stuff to check out. If you click on… Continue Reading

on August 8, 2011 by

WordCamp St. Louis 2011

Well, WordCamp St. Louis 2011 is officially over. It was great to see close to 200 WordPress enthusiasts roaming the halls of Maryville University. We even had Matt Mullenweg grace us with his presence and answer questions in a Q&A session. We were also blessed to have 20+ Automattic employees running the happiness bar where… Continue Reading

on August 4, 2011 by

Department Name Change

As of June 1, 2011 Web Services is now known as the Interactive Media Team. It was decided that name better reflected what we do for the campus. Along with the name change, we are hoping to start blogging more on current topics in our area.

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