Wavelength is the University’s online newsletter published bi-weekly during the fall and spring semesters by the Communication & Marketing office.  CI students, faculty or staff who have University-related news, announcements, or events (open to the campus community and/or public), may submit the information using one of the forms found on the Submissions page.  Questions may be directed to:

Kristin Steiner

Wavelength Assistant Editor

Joanna Murphy

Wavelength Editor


Topic Areas


  • University updates or accomplishments
  • Unique academic or student news to share


  • University-sponsored
  • Employee Union activities/events


  • General HR notices or announcements
  • Division or department announcements, change in hours, services, etc.
  • Town Center tenants may submit 1 or 2 events per semester only, that are specifically geared to the CI community


  • Campus events or activities having already occurred within the past month where students, faculty, or staff are recognized with awards
  • Highlight community service or participation in community events within the past month by students, faculty or staff.

Submission Criteria

  1. Submit through the appropriate online form event-related announcements or other announcements
  2. 200 words or less written in paragraph form
  3. Flyers or attachments may not substitute for written information as noted in #1.
  4. Photographs (optional)
  5. Event details to include: date, time, location, cost, RSVP or contact info
  6. Deadline for submissions are Mondays, 5 p.m. the week of publication.
  7. A maximum inclusion for an article will be twice in any wavelength issue, i.e. a save the date, or reminder of an event, activity, etc. Requestor shall determine the publish dates according to the wavelength schedule.

Style/Format Notes

  • Professional titles should be capitalized, e.g. Director of Communication & Marketing, Professor of Biology
  • Quotes should not be included in the article
  • Each article should conclude with: For additional information contact (name), (title), at ext. (####) or (email).
  • Education degrees should not be included, e.g. Ph.D., MA, MS, BA, BS, etc.
  • Formal titles should not be included, e.g. Dr., Ms.,
  • Personal news or items for sale may not be published.
  • External events may not be included unless sponsored by the University
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