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Media Clips: February 2014

MICA captured 218 clippings this month

Posted 02.28.14 by mica communications

MICA captured 218 clippings in February 2014, which is a 68 percent increase from February 2013. National coverage included stories in New York Times, Associated Press, Wall Street Journal, Boston Globe, Art in America and ABC News.

There were 9,090 pageviews on mica.edu news stories throughout the month, which is a 22 percent increase from February 2013. The most read online news story covered PICTURE WINDOWS ... The Painted Screens of Baltimore and Beyond exhibition and The Amazing Johnny Eck exhibition, respectively.

By the end of February, MICA's Facebook had 17,207 "likes," and Twitter had 7,277 followers.

From February 10 to February 18, MICA's announcement of Samuel Hoi's presidential selection garnered significant media coverage, including international and national visibility through the following outlets: Chronicle of Higher Education, Washington Post, Associated Press, Art in America, artdaily.org and WTOP DC Radio. We also successfully garnered additional coverage from the following local media: Baltimore Sun, Baltimore Business Journal, Baltimore magazine, Bmoreart, Baltimore Fishbowl, Daily Record, WBAL TV, WJZ TV, WYPR Radio and WCBM Radio. The announcement generated 87 media mentions. Hoi's Facebook post announcement reached 50,016 people, accumulating 622 "likes," 67 comments and 81 shares. On Twitter, MICA's related post generated 12 retweets and 3 favorites. During the week of the announcement, "Samuel Hoi" had 786,004 impressions on Twitter in connection to the announcement, with 643,449 accounts reached. MICA's announcement web page generated 2,659 page views (2,174 unique). As of February 18, Hoi's video discussing the announcement on MICA's website had received 862 views and Board Chairman Neil Meyerhoff's video had received 305 views.

In the News: MICA and Its Programs

READ: Baltimore Sun, MICA Names Samuel Hoi as Next President

READ: Bmoreart, A Conversation with MICA's Next President, Samuel Hoi

LISTEN: WYPR Radio, A Portrait of MICA's Next President

READ: Art in America, Samuel Hoi Appointed President of MICA

WATCH: ABC News, Artist's Selfie Project Shines Light on Abusive Internet Comments

LISTEN: WYPR Radio, How DJ Spooky Turns Ice Into Music

LISTEN: WEAA Radio, Paul D. Miller (DJ Spooky) And Paul Rucker

LISTEN: WYPR Radio, Johnny Eck

LISTEN: WEAA Radio, Picture Windows: The Painted Screens of Baltimore

READ: Student Housing Business, Best Practices for Managing Tight Time Frames for Design-Construction Projects in Student Housing

LISTEN: WEAA Radio, Cultural Crossroads with Lea Gilmore: The Contemporary and Social Justice + The Arts

In the News: MICA Community

READ: Wall Street Journal, Shooting the Two-Hour Wheelie

READ: Boston Globe, A Filmmaker's Tutorial in Dirt Bikes

READ: New York Times, Locke and Load: The Fatal Error of the ‘Stand Your Ground' Philosophy

READ: Baltimore Sun, Art of discovery takes MICA president to Guatemala

Founded in 1826, Maryland Institute College of Art (MICA) is the oldest continuously degree-granting college of art and design in the nation. The College enrolls nearly 3,500 undergraduate, graduate and continuing studies students from 49 states and 52 countries in fine arts, design, electronic media, art education, liberal arts, and professional studies degree and non-credit programs. With art and design programs ranked in the top ten by U.S. News and World Report, MICA is pioneering interdisciplinary approaches to innovation, research, and community and social engagement. Alumni and programming reach around the globe, even as MICA remains a cultural cornerstone in the Baltimore/Washington region, hosting hundreds of exhibitions and events annually by students, faculty and other established artists.