We have a new reigning champion as Environmental Studies takes their first-ever Golden Pinecone. This site exemplifies the UM brand, makes good use of Cascade components, features strong visuals, and has engaging content, leading to a unanimous decision by our 2016 judges.
These pages are designed to promote the academic areas at the University of Montana and help visitors learn more about our offerings and drive traffic to the academic unit web sites. The GIS study page is visually stimulating, makes a great first impression, and entices the visitor to learn more through a clear, strong call to action.
Residence Life Office takes the Aspen Award for the second year in a row due to their intuitive navigation structure, excellent user flow and content accessibility. The site provides concise content that is well structured and easy to read with thoughtfully crafted graphics and icons.
The Davidson Honors College makes use of great graphics, photography, icons, and layout. The site-branded color scheme creates a site that is visually unique. This eye-catching site is a breath of fresh air.
We had tough competition in our People's Choice category this year. By a margin of only 2 votes, Environmental Studies claims victory.
The newly redesigned Global Engagement Office homepage features bold visuals, a cohesive design and branding, and a navigation structure that makes it the perfect gateway to the rest of the site.
“Rachel Dierken is a prime example of cooperation, organization, and drive. She nearly single-handedly orchestrated the rebranding and relaunch of the new Global Engagement Office, formerly International Programs. This was a massive undertaking which required the merging of several sites, and...
Multiple nominations came in for Environmental Studies. This site is already influencing design decisions of other sites at UM as people want to emulate this innovate new site
The Aldo Leopold Wilderness Research Institute has come a long way; emerging with a site that now featuring strong visuals, clear navigation structure, and well organized content. Great job, and keep up the good work.
Jaylene Naylor completed our annual training within minutes of it being announced. The Web Team appreciates your enthusiasm and if everyone was that level of "on top of things", our job would be easy. Thank you.