June 7, 2005

U of M grad ahead of their time.

While, I looked at my webstats tonight and noticed a jump in visits from the University of Manitoba. So I figured I find out what is up?
Turns out that the U of M made a typographical mistake on the degrees they conferred this year. Not a big deal, heck I have made worse mistakes in my life and this stuff happens.
The U of M has handled the PR on this very well.
You can read the Reuters (United Kingdom) wire on it here:
http://today.reuters.co.uk/news/newsArticle.aspx?type=oddlyEnoughNews&storyID=2005-06-07T174652Z_01_FOR763989_RTRIDST_0_OUKOE-ODD-CANADA-UNIVERSITY.XML
In other U of M news:
The Ad campaign is sparking mentions on the blogosphere:
http://www.grumblegrumble.ca/2005/06/02/lemondhead-boy/
This blogger says that the ad is in the Walrus…. does anyone who is 16-21 read that mag?