Communications Office

Communications Office

Members of the Communications Office at the Beckman Institute aim to create and implement communications and marketing strategies that build global recognition for the Beckman Institute.


The Communications Office serves Beckman faculty, staff, students, and resource units through:

  • news releases
  • video
  • digital signs
  • web strategy and templates
  • social media management

The office is responsible for marketing and branding the institute,producing promotional items, and planing and promoting special events such as the biennial Beckman Institute Open House.

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Web templates

Beckman's branded web templates are ideal for labs, groups, or projects. They allow individuals to control their content while the Communications Office provides design, security, and accessibility expertise.

Visit our template website to see how it looks and to get started.

See websites using the Beckman template


Digital signs

Anyone may promote Beckman Institute and University of Illinois related events on the institute's digital signs for no charge.

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Directory profiles

The Communications Office maintains the faculty biography, honors, and publications information included in Beckman Institute's online directory listings. Update directory

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Download a custom Beckman Zoom background

Show off the Beckman Institute during your virtual meeting. Our custom backgrounds offer a few different views.

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Downloadable PowerPoint templates

Download any of these files for a branded PowerPoint presentation or branded research poster.

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The Beckman Institute wordmark is available as either EPS source files or compressed JPG and PNG files. These files may be used for posters, websites, and presentations. Email the Communications Office for guidance in downloading the Beckman Institute wordmark.

Email communications

In honor of events planned around Arnold Beckman's birthday on April 10, hissculpture (statue) at the Beckman Institute wears a green, blue, red top hat with "It's My Birthday" on the front.

Contact us

Beckman Communications Office

Phone (office) 217-300-6664