Greg Jordan-Detamore

Strategic Director

Strategic Director: 2013
Special Projects Editor: Fall 2012
News Editor, Online Editor: Spring 2012
Senior Staff Writer: 2011
Staff Writer: Fall 2010
Contributing Writer: Fall 2010

Greg is The Herald's first-ever Strategic Director. In this role, he works on a variety of things including content package planning, website management, online strategy, infographics, photos, videos, multimedia, data journalism, and reader engagement.

Greg has served a wide range of positions at The Herald. He started as a Contributing Writer in the fall of 2010, becoming a Staff Writer in December. For 2011, he served as a Senior Staff Writer on the Planning & Facilities Management beat; he covered topics ranging from building construction and renovation projects to campus planning and expansion. In the spring of 2012, he served as a News Editor as well as The Herald's first Online Editor. As Online Editor, he engaged in many initiatives to improve The Herald's web presence, including redesigning portions of the website such as the home page. Starting in July 2012, he spearheaded The Herald's transition to this new website. In the fall, he served as the Special Projects Editor, a one-time position in which he continued to work on the website, worked together with the business staff to plan special issues, and worked to improve the presentation of content in the paper by creating graphics and working with other editors on "package planning." Greg is a Herald Poll guru — he served on the planning committee for the Spring and Fall 2011 student body polls, he chaired the committee for the Spring 2012 poll, and did a lot of behind-the-scenes work for the Fall 2012 poll.

Greg is a Class of 2014 double-concentrator in Geological Sciences and Urban Studies. He has a range of interests, including transportation, urban planning, geology, geography, GIS, graphic design, web design, newspapers, and education. He has been known to write long emails, but with lots of bullet points.

Articles by Greg Jordan-Detamore (41)

A number of initiatives, including the creation of a new public plaza (top) from a parking lot (bottom) are underway to transform the Jewelry District.


New public plaza to liven U.’s presence downtown

April 13, 2011 0 comments

By now it’s obvious — the University is proudly “Building Brown.” But what is less obvious is the University’s rapid development on the other side of the river, away from the daily lives of students.

University News

Lack of common spaces irks students

April 11, 2011 0 comments

A majority of students indicated that overcrowding in on-campus housing — specifically the accommodation of students in kitchens and lounges — has affected their residential experience, according to last month’s Herald poll. Eleven percent of respondents said overcrowding has affected them very much, while 43 percent said it has affected them somewhat. Forty-six percent said they have not been affected by the loss of common spaces.

A crowd looked on as the new fitness and aquatics center’s structure was completed at a ceremony yesterday.

University News

Structure complete, fitness center to open next March

April 7, 2011 0 comments

“Let’s lift the beam!” President Ruth Simmons urged a crowd of about 150 yesterday at a “topping off” ceremony for the new fitness and aquatics center currently under construction. Moments later, the last piece of steel for the building’s structure fell into place.

University News

Herald poll: students divided on ROTC’s return

March 22, 2011 0 comments
This article is part of the series Spring 2011 Student Poll

There is no consensus among students concerning the campus ban on the Reserve Officers’ Training Corps, according to a Herald poll conducted last week. The poll addressed a variety of issues including student approval of campus leadership and the effect of overcrowded housing.

University News

Housing to be renovated, expanded

March 11, 2011 0 comments

In an effort to increase both the amount and quality of undergraduate on-campus housing, the University is renovating the building at 315 Thayer St. and considering several possible spaces for new residence halls which, while still years away, would be part of a “larger plan” for revamping the housing system, according to Stephen Maiorisi, vice president for Facilities Management.

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More cameras installed on campus

March 10, 2011 0 comments

The number of security cameras on campus has increased by nearly 40 percent in the past three years to about 250 cameras this year, according to Chief of Police Mark Porter. In 2008, there were 180 security cameras on campus, up from just 60 in 2000.

University News

Higher education news roundup

March 3, 2011 0 comments

UniLeaks, a website similar to WikiLeaks, is making its way to college campuses across the globe.

University News

Prof dies after long illness

February 24, 2011 0 comments

Meiqing Zhang, a senior lecturer in East Asian studies who had taught Chinese since 1988, died Saturday after a long illness.

About 75 students attended a meeting at the Watson Institute where changes to the international relations and development studies concentrations requirements were explained.

University News

Watson tweaks changes to IR requirements

February 17, 2011 0 comments

The international relations concentration requirements have been adjusted for sophomores, program directors announced at an open meeting yesterday. Many sophomores will now have more flexibility fulfilling core class requirements, and they will not have to align their regional courses with their chosen foreign language.

IR, DS changes earn mixed reactions

February 15, 2011 0 comments

Major changes to the international relations concentration requirements were posted on the concentration’s website Feb. 11, with smaller changes to the development studies concentration announced yesterday.

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