A biweekly publication for faculty and staff
December 20, 2013


After another year of solid growth, UC Merced is poised to continue increasing the number of ways it's meeting its mission of teaching, research and service.

Message from Leadership

Chancellor Leland reflects on the past year and the promise the future holds.


Anne DiCarlo is helping the campus serve its graduate students in the School of Natural Sciences.


LBD is now on his way to Little Dinosaur Rescue, a no-kill facility in La Grange. He roamed campus for two months, prompting a rescue effort from concerned staff members.
Student teams will work on water, food and energy projects that could have dramatic effects on the region.
UC Merced political science professors publish in leading journals and with top university presses at a rate that outpaces just about every other elite institution.
Children and families throughout Merced will enjoy a happier holiday season thanks to the generosity of UC Merced faculty and staff members and students.  
Not sure where to start your holiday leisure reading? Here are the UC Merced Library’s winter break book recommendations.

Human Resources

The next new employee orientation in January will be held on Friday, Jan. 10 from 8:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. in KL 232.

Library Notes

New working group will create a formal advisory structure for the UC Merced Library.

Tech Corner

New year will see new customer satisfaction survey for work orders.


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