Ready for Launch

As part of the transitional plan for the new Dean of the College of Engineering, I planned, wrote and designed this spread in the Fall 2016 issue of The Michigan Engineer magazine. The process included working with College leadership and multiple stakeholders on goals and messaging, interviewing the Dean, writing and vetting the text with…

The Michigan Engineer

The magazine underwent a major redesign in 2014, and I was part of a small team of four primary stakeholders who conceptualized and coordinated the re-imagining. For this project, I worked with Executive Director Dan Kim, Editor Brad Whitehouse and Designer Mira Lancaster to create a new editorial philosophy, test that philosophy among our audience…

Introducing the new dean

Over the course of one year, I managed the communications transition plan for the departure of a decade-long leader and the introduction of a new dean for the University of Michigan College of Engineering. This communications & marketing plan included multiple communications points along a year-long timeline to various constituents, mapped out and planned well…

Legacy Section

For the departure of David C. Munson, Jr., the former Dean of the College of Engineering, a special section of the magazine was created to honor his legacy and work. I coordinated the content creation and conducted the editing for this section, working with multiple creative team members and College leadership to define the goals…

Kickstarting Cubesats

For this feature story, video and digital multimedia experience, I had to dive into the world of Aerospace Engineering. Teaming with videographer Robert Colieus, I produced a video and wrote this story highlighting the work of Michigan Engineering professors James Cutler and Benjamin Longmier to learn about their joint effort to create plasma thrusters that would enable…