Digest Guidelines

Relevant and timely news, events, and other announcements with the CAHNR community and university-wide can be shared through Digests. Here is more information about the different Digests and information on how to share announcements using this system:

CAHNR Faculty/Staff Weekly Digest

All CAHNR faculty, staff, and graduate students receive the Faculty/Staff Digest weekly at 10 a.m. on Monday (except holidays when it arrives at 10 a.m. on Tuesday). Faculty/Staff Weekly announcements, include the week’s CAHNR-related UConn Today headlines and messages from the CAHNR Dean’s Office and the CAHNR Office of Communications; also faculty- and staff-submitted announcements such as events, deadlines, resources, news, and more.

The CAHNR Faculty/Staff Weekly Digest is managed by the Office of Communications. Please contact Jason Sheldon with any questions.

CAHNR/RHSA Student Weekly Digest

All undergraduate students in CAHNR and the RHSA automatically receive this weekly email at 11 a.m. every Monday (except holidays when it arrives on Tuesday). The student newsletter, in addition to CAHNR-related UConn Today headlines, features announcements on various types of student events and activities; student job opportunities; internship, career, and study abroad opportunities; safety, health, and wellness; and academic and campus information; also faculty- and staff-submitted announcements for undergraduate students.

The CAHNR Student Weekly Digest is managed by the Office of Academic Programs. Please contact Laura Mlyniec-Beam with any questions.

UConn Faculty/Staff Daily Digest

All UConn faculty, staff, and graduate students, as well as all UConn Foundation employees, across all campuses receive the UConn Faculty/Staff Daily Digest email at 11 a.m. each day. Faculty/Staff Daily Digest announcements, include the day’s UConn Today headlines, human resources reminders, and important university-wide messages; also faculty- and staff-submitted announcements such as events, award nominations, calls for research participants, campus fundraisers, and more.

UConn Student Daily Digest

All undergraduate and bachelor of general studies students automatically receive this daily email. The student newsletter features announcements on various types of student events and activities; student job opportunities; internship, career, and study abroad opportunities; safety, health, and wellness; and academic and campus information.

UConn Health Lifeline

All UConn Health faculty, staff, students, residents, and affiliates are automatically subscribed to UConn Health Lifeline. Lifeline includes information on events, lectures, and meetings; research and awards; parking and transportation; training and professional development; and more.

Submission Guidelines

General Submission Requirements

  • Digest items must be submitted at least two days in advance
  • Digests are only for events and announcements that are officially sponsored or sanction by or affiliated with the University
  • Offensive language and posts dealing with non-University content will be denied
  • Submissions without a title will be denied
  • Forwarded or reply-formatted messages will be denied
  • Submissions will be denied after being published three times per month per Digest. Please note that title changes for the same event do not constitute new submission maximums.
  • Target your messages to the intended audience

How to Submit to CAHNR Digests

  • Go to soapbox.uconn.edu
  • Click Submit Announcement
  • You will be prompted to login with your NetID information
  • Choose where you would like your announcement to appear in the CAHNR Faculty/Staff Digest or CAHNR/RHSA Student Digest
  • Choose the date you would like your announcement to appear
  • Provide a headline (limited to 50 characters or less)
  • Select a category for your announcement
  • You may provide a direct URL link for more information, or enter a description
  • Preview your announcement, where you will be given the option to edit or submit
  • Be sure to submit your announcement once it’s finalized
  • Once you have submitted your announcement, you may re-submit it to another issue

How to Submit to UConn Daily Digests/UConn Health Lifeline

• Go to dailydigest.uconn.edu
• Click Submit Announcement
• You will be prompted to login with your NetID information
• Choose where you would like your announcement to appear in the UConn Faculty/Staff Daily Digest, UConn Student Digest, or UConn Health Lifeline
• Choose the date you would like your announcement to appear
• Provide a headline (limited to 50 characters or less)
• Select a category for your announcement
• You may provide a direct URL link for more information, or enter a description
• Preview your announcement, where you will be given the option to edit or submit
• Be sure to submit your announcement once it’s finalized
• Once you have submitted your announcement, you may re-submit it to another issue