A biweekly publication for faculty and staff
March 18, 2016


Faculty and staff members participated in Visioning Summits that look ahead to UC Merced's future as the campus prepares to manage many coming changes.


Charged with creating the necessary systems to support the scientific use of high-performance computing, Jeffrey D. Weekley looks forward to helping faculty use IT services to further their research.


UC Merced Professor Marilyn Fogel co-authored a paper that indicates early humans were responsible for the rapid extinction of a 10-foot-tall flightless bird about 47,000 years ago.
UC Merced graduate student Brandi McKuin indicates that because of emissions, fishing for large fish like tuna warms the climate just as much as raising pork, pound for pound.
The vice chancellors for Business and Administrative Services and Planning and Budget recently announced several changes to the 2020 Project team leadership, among them the appointment of a new assistant vice chancellor for Physical Planning, Development and Operations.
A variety of campus events are planned for March 28 through April 2 in observance of Pride Week.

Tech Corner

The Office of Information Technology will retire one of its printer servers on Monday, March 21, and offers instructions on what to do to prepare for the change.

Survey Says

Students' responses indicate best predictors of whether they return to campus for their third semesters.


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