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October 26, 2012

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UC Merced's Founders Day celebration continues today with an ice cream social for all employees.

Spotlight

UC Merced ethnomusicology Professor David Kaminisky was drawn to UC Merced by the opportunity to help develop a new program that can give students the tools to do critical analyses of all kinds of artistic products and processes.

News

Professor Mónica Medina and colleagues wrote an opinion piece for a recent issue of the journal Science.
Cognitive science Professor Teenie Matlock wrote an article for American Scientist explaining how certain language subtleties can affect voters -- an especially timely article now.
Chancellor Dorothy Leland and campus staff members visited Merced High School to tell students there's a place for them at UC.
Mark your calendars: The University of California’s Open Enrollment period begins Monday, Oct. 29 at 8 a.m. and ends Nov. 20 at 5 p.m.
UC Merced officially launched Career Tracks on Oct. 1 and work related to the project continues. Human Resources’ Compensation unit is in the midst of sorting and processing the reconsideration, reclassification and new classification requests received.

Human Resources

Read about the latest news, professional development training and workshops from Human Resources.

Survey Says

UC Merced alumni who received master's or doctoral degrees since 2006 were invited to give their feedback on their experiences at UC Merced as well as updating their post-graduation employment and educational pursuits.

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