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April 10, 2015

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Professor Josh Viers and colleagues discovered an engineering solution to improve some of the state’s groundwater supplies and fisheries — moving river levees to make room for flood waters.
UC Merced Professor Josh Viers and colleagues have found an engineering solution to improve some of the state’s groundwater supplies and fisheries by moving river levees to make room for flood waters.

Spotlight

Sean Murray is delighted to be putting his years of food experience to work in Dining Services.

News

The month of awareness and education began April 1 with the launch of a logo design contest to create a new insignia for the Campus Advocacy, Resources and Education (CARE) Office.
The new nuclear magnetic resonance equipment was installed this winter, brought in piece by piece, and then calibrated.
Gail Benedict came to UC Merced for the rare opportunity to start something new, and she wound up creating a campus tradition.
“In and Out of Shadows,” a musical by famed Chicano writer and Fresno native Gary Soto, is coming to Merced for a special one-night-only show.
Paul Almeida will travel to Honduras to study nongovernmental organizations (NGOs) and their role in community well-being.
Nathaniel Bogie emerged victorious from among 10 finalists in the April 7 competition. He'll receive a $2,000 prize and the chance to represent UC Merced in the systemwide Grad Slam competition in Oakland on May 4.

Human Resources

Applications for the Career Advancement Mentorship Program (CAMP) will be accepted starting April 17.

Library Notes

Interim University Librarian Donald Barclay discusses the changing role of academic libraries in a video series titled "Conversations: Information, Research and Society."

Tech Corner

The goal of the plan is to build an IT organization that functions in a less reactive operational mode and move toward a service-centered operation that can enable, adopt and sustain innovation at UC Merced.

Business and Financial Services

Procurement, cash handling, Full Accounting Unit and other trainings are coming up.

Survey Says

Last spring, graduating seniors were asked about their experiences while on campus.

Archive

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