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PhD+ Workshop – WordPress Website Design

January 27, 2023 @ 11:00 am - 1:00 pm  |  Virtual and In Person


Professional websites can boost your reputation and aid your networking and job search. UCSC provides free access to WordPress (with several design templates) to faculty, postdoctoral scholars, and graduate students. Get design tips from Teresa and get started using WordPress to make a blog or static website to showcase your graduate work!

Teresa Hardy is the founder of New Media-Designs, an online marketing agency specializing in solutions for small and medium technology companies. She has over 30 years of experience in engineering and marketing in high tech companies and has worked as a web developer and multimedia artist since 2005. She holds a B.S. in engineering and a master’s in multimedia arts. Her current work focuses on HTML, CSS, JavaScript, PHP, WordPress, and overall online find-ability (SEO and SMM) for clients. Ms. Hardy has taught web design, branding, usability, gaming, and web development at several universities in the San Francisco Bay area and is the current program chair of Web Development Specialization at UCSC Extension Silicon Valley.

Register for in-person attendance in Graduate Student Commons, Room 204. The event will also be accessible virtually via Zoom. Complimentary lunch provided to in-person attendees.


This workshop is presented by the Division of Graduate Studies and co-sponsored by The Humanities Institute as part of our 2022-2023 PhD+ series. The Division of Graduate Studies’ workshops are for current UC Santa Cruz graduate students and postdoctoral scholars and require an active UC Santa Cruz email address.

About the PhD+ Workshop Series

Join us for the seventh year of PhD+ Workshops, hosted by The Humanities Institute. We meet monthly to discuss possible career paths for PhDs, internship possibilities, grant/fellowships, work/life balance, elements of style, online identity issues, and much, much more.


January 27, 2023
11:00 am - 1:00 pm
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