Campus Overload: University of Wisconsin


Posted at 12:14 PM ET, 01/19/2011

Stanford has the most 'klout' on Twitter

Many colleges and universities have created a Twitter feed to share campus news with students, parents, alums, faculty, sports fans, journalists and everyone else. But is it worth the time? And what's the best measure of a Twitter feed's success? Is it number of followers, number of RT's, number of clicks on bit.ly links, number of interactions or something else?

By Jenna Johnson  |  12:14 PM ET, 01/19/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Networking | Tags:  Columbia, Harvard, MIT, Stanford, Syracuse University, University of Chicago, University of Wisconsin

Posted at 11:17 AM ET, 10/06/2010

The $86K University of Wisconsin kegger

Three <University of Wisconsin-Madison students -- one of whom stars on MTV's "College Life" -- threw a massive house party in September. More than 200 people showed up, including the police who handed out more than 130 citations. The final tally of fines for what must have been an epic party? $86,000.

By Jenna Johnson  |  11:17 AM ET, 10/06/2010 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Night Life | Tags:  University of Wisconsin

Posted at 03:30 PM ET, 03/26/2010

Font change could save money, planet

Well, here's a rather original, money-saving, budget-cutting, planet-saving idea: The University of Wisconsin-Green Bay is changing its e-mail font. For years, the university has used Arial. But during spring break last week, it switched to Century Gothic, which uses roughly...

By Jenna Johnson  |  03:30 PM ET, 03/26/2010 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  News Overload | Tags:  University of Wisconsin