Photo: Danielle Alio, Office of Communications
We need student volunteers to test the design of the new website. Can you help?
When: Tuesday, September 13th
Where: Frist Campus Center
When: 10a to 5p
For those wondering what we've been up to...August has been spent concentrating on the skeleton of the site:
Thunderstorm in Annemasse, Haute-Savoie, France by Yann.
I last posted about the design side of the project and how we threw out the usual RFP process because usual thinking doesn’t produce the best work. But what about technology?
Chickens scared by a torpedo by Muybridge, Eadweard, 1830-1904 [Public domain], via Wikimedia Commons.
The Golden Gate Bridge is an American icon, and we Princetonians are especially drawn to it because it's orange.
One of the top requests we received from y'all was the need to improve our site search. After a good bit of chin-scratching, we found four specific requests that we could tackle without needing to wait for the full redesign:
It takes a team to tell a good story.
(Attribution: Collectie SPAARNESTAD PHOTO/Wiel van der Randen, via Nationaal Archief)
A university's website is its digital front door. Lots of people walk through that door and their needs aren't all the same.
The project team.
The princeton.edu redesign is off to a running start! We kicked off the project at 3:30 p.m. on Friday, January 22, with appropriate fanfare and celebration. A few hours later two feet of snow fell on campus. A coincidence? Absolutely. But the impending snow storm added to the excitement.