Department Newsletter Submissions

Deadline for inclusion in
the October newsletter:

Wednesday, September 29

November deadline: Wednesday, October 27
December deadline: Monday, November 29

Guidelines

  1. Write in 3rd person
  2. Follow MLA Guidelines:
    • Titles of articles, essays, chapters, poems, songs, and speeches are wrapped in quotation marks (e.g. “A Bird came down the Walk”)
    • Titles of books, films, periodicals, plays, and databases are *italicized* (e.g. A Raisin in the Sun; see Table 1: Formatting Cues)
    • Hyperlinks must be attached to words or phrases and wrapped in curly brackets (e.g. Camelia had a poem in {Prairie Schooner https://prairieschooner.unl.edu}; see Table 1: Formatting Cues)
  3. Mark text that should be bolded, italicized, or linked using the formatting cues below. If you know HTML you are welcome to use valid HTML tags instead

Table 1: Formatting Cues

Please note that this form will not make text bold or italicized as you type, but the text formatting will appear in the published newsletter.

Formatting Cue Example Usage / Notes
Bold: double asterisks **bold text here** Names of department faculty, staff, and students (including yours!)
Italics: single asterisks *italicized text here* Titles of books, films, periodicals, plays, and databases
Hyperlinks: curly brackets {New York Times https://www.nytimes.com/} Link the title of the relevant article or website. Do not use "click here: {link}" or "available online at: {link}."

Submission Form

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Newsletter Submissions
Multiple stories are welcome! If you have multiple stories for one of the three sections, please combine those stories into a single write-up.
Optional: Upload Images

Use these to upload images or documents you'd like to include.

  1. Choose the appropriate section and click "Choose File."
  2. In the window that opens, select the image file from your computer.
  3. Click "Upload."
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