A biweekly publication for faculty and staff
April 4, 2014


The show, now in its ninth year, features works submitted by UC Merced students and faculty and staff members.


Simrin Takhar should feel right at home at UC Merced — she was born and raised here in town and although she has traveled around, her roots, family and all, are here.


For its first “Distinguished Lecture in the Humanities,” the center is bringing Yale University Professor James Scott to campus.
Under the newly approved deployment sequence, UCOP will roll out first, followed by UC Santa Cruz and then a combined deployment at UCLA, UCLA Medical Center, UC Merced and ASUCLA.
Large, naturally occurring low-oxygen zones in the Pacific appear to be expanding, and there is a sharp change in the number of bacteria that produce and consume different forms of toxic sulfur.

Human Resources

This summer, UC Merced will launch a Career Advancement Mentorship Program (CAMP), a new volunteer career development program that will match experienced staff with colleagues who seek mentoring and professional development.

Library Notes

The UC Merced Library recently announced the winners of its 2014 Undergraduate Library Research competition. The library, which helps provide researchers with information, tools and resources, will continue to get involved in activities related to Research Week.

Business and Financial Services

In need of purchasing or CatBuy training? Business and Financial Services has scheduled training courses to assist staff and faculty in familiarizing themselves with the university's purchasing protocols and procurement.


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