UNMC Web Updates

Updated website design to go live March 24

unmc.edu will look different on March 24. The home page, as well as the other top level pages, will be updated with the new design featured in a December blog post. The update also includes responsive web design, meaning unmc.edu will adjust automatically for optimum viewing across devices, from desktop to smartphone. The refreshed look and switch to responsive is a result of months of discussion with the web advisory group, public relations and ITS. The implementation of the updated design will accompany the move… Continue Reading

Goodbye, orange and green: Updated website design coming soon

Work on an updated design for UNMC’s website is well under way. Along with fresh colors, the design will be mobile and tablet friendly. A cleaner and simpler design was needed to showcase content on all devices and desktop computers. The changes for the site are based on the recommendations from the Web Advisory Group, whose members represent units across campus. Alongside ITS and the PR web team, the Web Advisory Group reviewed analytics and usability studies to determine what areas needed attention. “Our team… Continue Reading

UNMC Interactive Map Makes Navigating Campus Easier


  Sophia Ibrahimi, Department of Public Relations UNMC now has an interactive map that gives you all the information you need to navigate campus. Interested in finding a specific building? Not sure where the nearest faculty parking lot is? Handy drop down menus on the left side let you select the specific building or lot you need. There are also switches that allow you to display just what you are looking for, like student parking lots or just buildings. When a location is selected, a… Continue Reading

Campaign Give Now portlet

A new Give Now portlet has been added to RedDot. This new portlet gives users a simple way to add our Campaign for Nebraska’s give now button to the sidebar. Add it like you would any portlet to a 3 column page. When you get to the list of portlets available, you will see a new option titled “Campaign Give Now Button.” Select it and the button will be added you the right hand column of your page. There will be a red dot above… Continue Reading

Changes to header and left hand nav

We have made some minor changes to both the top header bar and the left hand nav of our site. These changes were made to increase overall legibility and to improve accessibility. Top header bar Below is a before and after of our top header bar with a list of changes made. Before After Links in tan bar changed from red to black. There wasn’t enough contrast between the red and tan, which made the links hard to read. The drop down box, labeled “Log… Continue Reading