A biweekly publication for faculty and staff
April 18, 2014


Millerton Lake, outside Fresno on the way to the Southern Sierra Critical Zone Observatory, shows the effects of drought. Everything in the foreground should be under water.

Message from Leadership

Vice Chancellor for Business and Administrative Services Michael Reese talks about developing the campus's compensation philosophy and more.


Donna Takash, an administrative assistant with the Calvin E. Bright Success Center, assists students when they're needing help with their studies.


UC Merced is among the first wave of schools and universities to offer Office 365 ProPlus free to students.
TaNayiah Bryels and James McIntyre feel right at home in with the local theater community.
UC Merced staff members recently got a chance to bond with colleagues and learn about campus landmarks and places of interest – all while helping a local emergency shelter.
Infants show a sharp increase in understanding and using language shortly after they begin walking, according to research by a UC Merced developmental psychology professor.
CatTracks is set to launch a new GPS service that will allow riders to track buses in real time as they travel along their routes to and from campus.

Human Resources

The application period for the Career Advancement Mentorship Program for staff begins today. Find out how to register and learn about other news from Human Resources.

Library Notes

Need to have course materials scanned and posted to UCMCROPS this summer? The UC Merced Library can help!

Business and Financial Services

Courses on cash handling, the Personnel/Payroll System and more are available.


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