Thank you for your interest in joining URMA!

Membership is open to those who produce or contribute to the communication of research using print or online magazines, e-newsletters, social media, video, podcasts, and/or other media with the goal of increasing public awareness about research and other scholarly activities on behalf of a university, college, governmental funding agency, or nonprofit research center or institute.

Benefits of membership:
  • Access to the URMA listserv, an electronic discussion group where members trade information and share best practices regarding the day-to-day production of university or institution research magazines.
  • Opportunity to attend URMA’s annual conference.
  • Resources — talks, documents, articles — on magazine management, design and layout, writing and interviewing, editing, working with freelancers and students, media relations, social media, video, podcasts and many other topics.

Cost of membership: $40 annually.


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If you have questions about your membership, or questions about joining, please email URMA.