University communications publications and magazines.


Our team produces a number of award-winning editorial publications including the University’s Montclair Magazine and its research newsletter, Forward Thinking. From insightful research articles to compelling human-interest features, we specialize in getting to the heart of the story of the University, its faculty and students.

To suggest stories for Montclair Magazine or Forward Thinking, contact Editor Laura Griffin at 973-655-3430 or via email at

Publication Style Guide

Our publications adhere to a modified version of the AP style guide.

University Communications Style Guide

Montclair Magazine

Montclair Magazine is a twice-yearly publication that provides more than 130,000 University alumni, faculty and friends with a way to stay engaged with the University. The magazine is where we feature the human interest and interesting stories of our students, faculty staff and alumni.

Montclair Magazine receives high praise for its work, including numerous MarCom and Communicators Awards for excellence, including MarCom’s highest honor, a Platinum Award for the Fall 2012 issue and gold awards for articles and photography.

Forward Thinking

Forward Thinking: The Research Newsletter of Montclair State University highlights new and notable research from the University’s 10 degree-granting schools and colleges.