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March 1, 2013

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Faculty and students will share their innovative work during Research Week, the campus's annual celebration of new knowledge.
Faculty and students will share their innovative work during Research Week, the campus's annual celebration of new knowledge.

Message from Leadership

Dean E. Dan Hirleman talks about the importance of private sector partnerships, the school's Innovation and Design Clinic and recent faculty accomplishments.

Spotlight

Supporting about 60 people in Business and Financial Services, Atalie Womble is involved in a wide variety of areas that impact the campus overall.

News

Professor YangQuan Chen and his MESA Lab students are working on the next step in aerial surveillance.
A pioneering American novelist and a former California Poet Laureate will be the keynote speakers at two April events being organized by graduate students and faculty in World Cultures.
UC Merced’s planning and budget process for the coming fiscal year is underway after the release of the official Budget Call for proposals, which are due March 25.
Whether they are struggling academically or just want to sharpen their skills, the Calvin E. Bright Success Center gives UC Merced students a boost through personal tutoring, advising and mentoring services. Many who have benefited from the center return as student staffers to help other students.

Human Resources

Learn about online resources for new employees, retirement education and a management skills assessment program.

Library Notes

In collaboration with the California Digital Library, the UC Merced Library is sponsoring two initiatives in support of Open Access publishing, which makes electronic versions of scholarly papers accessible to readers for free.

Tech Corner

There are multiple headsets and cameras available on the market that work with Lync. IT identified the best devices.

Business and Financial Services

As the April 15 deadline to file federal and state tax returns approaches, UC Merced’s Tax Services offers a host of reminders and updates.

Archive

You can access past issues of Panorama, but please note that they are offered for historical reference only and that the information in them may be out of date or no longer accurate.

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