The Harvard Gazette, which is Harvard’s official newspaper, has recently relaunched their site, and is now powered by WordPress:
Highlighting faculty research, administrative staff, students, and events – this is a great example of a complete site that you can build with WordPress. Congrats to the team at Harvard for building such as great site.
It’s also exactly in sync with the feedback we are hearing from the publishing community. Many of you have shared with us your exciting plans to take advantage of the flexibility and power of WordPress to build your next-generation full sites on this platform. It’s going to make for a very exciting next few months !
[ visit Harvard Gazette ]
Thanks to Brad Tousenard for letting us know about a new site he’s developed for the University of British Columbia, A Place of Mind:
“A Place of Mind is a web site created for the University of British Columbia to aggregate their content from a variety of online sources like YouTube, Flickr, Twitter, and blogs. The site is configured to pull feeds from these sources and import specially tagged posts”
The design and creative work was produced by Fjord Interactive and development work done by Brad Touesnard.
[ Visit A Place of Mind ]
Sam Guzik over on CoPress.org details the successful relaunch of Student Life, the “independent newspaper of Washington University in St. Louis”, on the WordPress MU platform:
In their evaluation of various platform choices they concluded:
“Although Drupal is also extremely powerful, we found that WordPress’s interface was better suited to a workflow that would begin to allow non-technical reporters and editors to work within our CMS.”
You can read more details about this project on CoPress.org.
[ Visit Student Life ]