The new Honors College website launched January 3, 2014. Formerly HTML, the new site is built with the Drupal Content Management System (CMS) and has a rotating homepage feature along with six colorful highlights for News, Events, Directory, Honors College Profiles, Advising and Support the College. Along with the rotating feature, the news and events sections are a few of the Drupal content types, providing an easy way for the site editor to add new content while keeping the site fresh and up-to-date.
The Honors College Debate Team and Spartan Debate Institute website launched on November 1, 2013. Formerly HTML, the new site was built with the Drupal Content Management System (CMS) and is a unique combination of a splash page with a rotating feature along with links to each of the two main site landing pages, "Debate" and "Spartan Debate Institute" (SDI). Each one of the main landing pages also has its own rotating feature with photos of the past winning teams and high school summer programs. The Debate site includes a news feed, upcoming events and blog, along with a photo gallery and a historical archive. The SDI site highlights the various 2-4 week-long camps, the current institute faculty listing, FAQs, and an online application and payment system.
With an upgraded version of the Drupal Content Management System, the Mechanical Engineering department website has a new design and functionality. Now with a responsive design theme, the new site can be viewed easily on a wide range of devices - anything from desktop computer monitors to tablets and mobile phones.
The new site homepage has a large rotating feature, news feeds for both general and research-related news items, as well as interchangeable photo banners across the top of the inside landing pages.
Formerly a small group on the Research Groups website, the Anaerobic Digestion Research and Education Center launched their full website on August 12, 2013.
As part of the Department of Biosystems & Agricultural Engineering, the new site uses the same Drupal content management system as the department site, with similar features such as a rotating slideshow, news and events, and a quick links section on the homepage. The new site also includes an extensive list of publications of the various research papers that led to The Center's latest expansion.
The University Scholarships & Fellowships Development Office, who works on behalf of the Graduate Office of the Dean to create fellowships for graduate students, has recently launched their new website, “Support for Students,” on June 6, 2013.
Formerly a combination of HTML and WordPress, DECS built the new site on one user-friendly platform using the Drupal Content Management System.
The homepage has a large accordion slider feature, latest YouTube videos, and “Social Buzz” links to their five social media webpages. The homepage also features their current news, which is set up in a blog-style format allowing visitors to see posted dates, related tags and a place to leave comments. The site also has an extensive resource library and a “frequently asked questions” listing.
American Society of Civil Engineers (ASCE) is a student organization website that launched October 1, 2012. The new site features the organization’s mission: “providing students with a connection to the engineering profession outside the classroom” by highlighting the various events and activities with the Concrete Canoe, Steel Bridge, and Geo-Challenge projects. To learn more, visit their website.
Cornerstone & Residential Experience (CoRe), formerly known as Engineering Residential Experience (ERE), launched a new website on September 26, 2012. The new homepage has a large photo feature, a Twitter feed, as well as College News and Events feeds. The site also highlights the new CoRe video and has a full media section with past newsletters and links to the YouTube and Flickr Galleries. Check it out!
The College of Engineering launched a new website on October 6, 2012. The new site features rotating photo banners, news feeds, and videos on the homepage, as well as on the Research landing page. The new site also has social media sharing, mobile QR codes, and a robust faculty and staff directory. Check it out!
The Biosystems and Agricultural Engineering Water website is a clone of the new BAE site, featuring water quality, irrigation and the management and energy usage of irrigation systems in Michigan. Similar to the main BAE site, the BAE Water site has a rotating slideshow on the home page, featuring four different types of water management systems. The site also has a news and events section that is easily populated by the individual users.