A biweekly publication for faculty and staff
May 16, 2014


Campus prepares to honor staff for their hard work and daily dedication to advancing the mission of research, teaching and public service.


For the past nine years, Tamela Adkins has played a major role in shaping the Department of Public Safety into what it is today.


The annual Innovate to Grow competition and expo takes place today (May 16) across campus, with a variety of events including demonstrations of each team’s work, plus blue-ribbon panels and cash prizes. The events are free and open to the all.
Berhe receives $479,000 for five years, for a project looking at how fire and erosion affect the soil ecosystem’s ability to store carbon and keep carbon dioxide from going into the atmosphere.
In an effort to keep campus supporters in the Central Valley aware of UC Merced’s research, faculty, students and development, University Communications launched UC Merced Magazine, now in its second edition.
Members of UC Merced's Class of 2014 are showcased in a series of short feature videos produced by University Communications.

Human Resources

The deadline to apply as a mentor or mentee for UC Merced's upcoming staff mentoring program is this Friday. Read about that program, other trainings and news from Human Resources.

Library Notes

UC Merced was selected to participate in the Association of College and Research Libraries' Value of Academic Libraries initiative.

Business and Financial Services

A new assistant vice chancellor and new online training programs are just a couple of the news items.


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