A biweekly publication for faculty and staff
April 26, 2013


Eight teams will show off their mobile apps at noon today in the California Room. The showcase will also feature speakers from AT&T and IBM.
App Challenge Showcases Campus Innovation


Tammy Johnson, who joined the campus in 2005, now works with the schools and programs to develop new Summer Session opportunities for students.


Margo Souza, former president and CEO of Turlock’s Circle H Dairy Ranch Inc., is creating a legacy at UC Merced by helping to train students to be leaders and entrepreneurs.
The REU program is restarting this year after a two-year hiatus, and leaders are seeking students who might not otherwise get research experience.
An exacting nanosecond jolt of electricity can briefly open a cell’s wall, allowing for the delivery of drugs or DNA. This procedure — called electroporation — is widely used in biology, biotechnology and medicine, including cancer treatments. Why the cell’s wall opens, however, has remained a mystery until now.
Principal officers from each school and division, along with campus unit,s have been assigned time slots to present their area’s budget proposal to the Budget Committee.

Human Resources

In this week's HR news: Retirement savings classes rescheduled for May 3; professional development training includes courses on conflict resolution and delegating successfully and employee resources.

Business and Financial Services

Information about UCPath,insurance policy, the risk summit and upcoming training opportunities.


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