We did zero paid promotion and have received 9,260 views on YouTube; 3,280 views Twitter; 6,634 views Facebook. Total organic views: 26,028.
We received a stream of emailed comments expressing thanks and pride:
“This is a wonderful video! … I have worked at the U for many years, but I still learned about a couple of innovations … Another reason I’m proud to work at the U of M!”
“It makes me proud to work at the U!”
“This is outstanding. It’s one of the best videos I’ve seen that demonstrates impact. Great job!”
“Brought a tear to my eye. Feeling very proud to work here.”
The video was mentioned in AAU’s weekly report by University of Michigan’s President:
“… I commend the University of Minnesota for their recent video. Not only does this video showcase the university’s history, but it highlights the impact of its research, teaching, and innovation.”