A biweekly publication for faculty and staff
February 15, 2013


Professor J. Elliott Campbell's research paper was named one of the year's best by the journal Environmental Research Letters.


David Ott's department oversees a lot more than just lab safety.


Professor Mike Beman is one of five finalists who could, through their research projects, win six months of free use of the data-gathering wave gliders.
The staff advisor program, now in its seventh year, allows for two staff and/or non-Senate academic employees to participate in open sessions of designated committees of the board.
Sharon Patris, a graduate student who hails from Palau, is in her home country working on her master's degree through UC Merced.

Human Resources

Staff comments sought on a proposed policy for nursing mothers, Fidelity Investment Consultant coming to UC Merced, Ready Talk training and more news from Human Resources.

Library Notes

The UC Merced Library and Graduate Division present a workshop entitled "Preparing Your Thesis or Dissertation for Electronic Publication" from 11 a.m. to noon Feb. 26 in the Gonella Discovery Room (KL 260).

Tech Corner

Share IT presentation will demonstrate CatCast streaming and a software upgrade coming next week may make some services unavailable after 10 p.m. Feb. 22

Business and Financial Services

Representatives from UC Merced’s Office of Research and Contracts and Grants Accounting will attend the National Council of University Research Administrators (NCURA) annual meeting next month and lead a discussion group about the campus’s research administration process. Read about that and more news from Business and Financial Services.

Survey Says

IPA recently published updated freshmen and transfer student retention/graduation rates, which are presented by gender, ethnicity, Pell Grant recipients and first generation.


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