School Communications

Social Sciences Web Site (news and events postings updated daily; feature stories updated periodically)

Social Sciences Monthly eNews (distributed monthly via email; highlights previous month’s headlines and next month’s events)

Announcements, Featured Stores, Media Advisories, and Press Releases (created and distributed as needed to highlight key happenings within school)

Social Sciences News and Events

Announcements, Featured Stores, Media Advisories, and Press Releases (created and distributed as needed to highlight key happenings within school)

Social Sciences News and Events
 

Campus Communications

Relevant news items highlighted in the above publications may also be appropriate to announce in various campus-wide publications. Accordingly, the Communications Office submits - when appropriate - information to be included in campus wide venues.

For additional information, please contact Heather Ashbach, (949) 824-1577 or hashbach@uci.edu.
 

Newsworthiness

Not sure if what you’re doing is newsworthy? The following are some examples of “newsworthy news” that is commonly reported:
 

Major Announcements

  • Scholarship, grant, fellowship and other award announcements
  • Induction to significant society or group
  • New position (new faculty, new position with relevant publication and /or society)
  • Book publications

Research

  • Significant study about to be released
  • Peer-reviewed work about to be published or presented
  • Expert advice on a topic of interest to the media outlet’s audience
  • Examples of atypical community service

Events

  • Well-known speaker to hold lecture
  • School sponsored colloquia and conferences

Other

  • Human interest stories (i.e. spotlight features)
  • New developments (new courses, new majors, etc.)

 

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