Career stories: A new web presence for the School of Health Professions

Students who choose programs in the School of Health Professions have a laser focus on helping others and building a career in health care. And the new SHP website, which goes live the week of Sept. 14, reflects that passion and focus. Early in our audience-research interviews and studies of search-engine trends on the existing […]

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New UT Police website debuts

The newest website refresh from the WebLife team has a target audience that’s much broader than the target audiences of our previous website redesign. This site, the new UT Police website, is targeted to everyone. The new CTRC site, which launched in early June, primarily targeted patients. The School of Dentistry site, of course, targeted […]

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Surrounding cancer patients with support and answers: The CTRC’s new website

UPDATE: The site is live! Click here to go to the new CTRC home page. Warm and inviting. Focused on patients. Committed to cutting-edge research and clinical trials. Those qualities describe what cancer patients and their families find every day at the Cancer Therapy & Research Center. So when the WebLife team started the redesign […]

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Amplifying our story on social media

The university’s website redesign is, of course, the primary focus of the WebLife team, but improving the Health Science Center’s reach on social media has always been part of the plan, too. NewCity, the agency that advised us on the website redesign, also helped our team with some good advice for boosting our presence on […]

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School of Dentistry Research: The third frontier of WebLife’s redesign

UPDATE: The site is now live! We welcome your thoughts and feedback in the comments section. We’re seeing web-page creation through teal-colored glasses in these final days before our latest launch: A new website section featuring the work of researchers from the School of Dentistry. The site goes live Nov. 19. I mention the color […]

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Reaching those “right fit” students: The new School of Dentistry website

We’re just days away from the launch (Thursday, Oct. 9,  is the date, to be exact) of the new School of Dentistry site. We’ve had feedback from lots of faculty members, students and staff as we’ve tweaked and tested the new site, and it’s finally ready for all to see. As I mentioned in a […]

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School of Dentistry: It’s your turn

Just a couple of months ago, WebLife team members celebrated the first full-on launch of a complete site when we pulled back the curtains on the new patient-care site for UT Dentistry. We’ve learned plenty and we’ve stayed with dentistry for our next launch: the new School of Dentistry website, set to go live very […]

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Of course it is true. I read it on the Internet.

When State Farm starts lampooning the trustworthiness of the Internet, you know you are in trouble. I’d like to believe that readers are savvier about information than we think. The truth is, it can be very hard to know what is truth versus what is truthy. On every new webpage created within UTHSCSA.edu, we research to find […]

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Highlighting our product: The goal of academic program pages

This week on the WebLife project, we are buildingbuildingbuilding the pages for the School of Dentistry’s new academics site. The site is set to go live in September and we’re on schedule and feeling good about the way the site is coming together. As we make decisions daily about wording, pictures, statistics and links, we […]

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Carefully chosen words: Web writing matters

Short. To the point. Write the necessary information. That’s the goal of web content writers. We are not out to write the Great American Novel (OK, well, some of us are, but we do that on our own time). We write content that readers can scan quickly, then determine if they should click to the […]

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