A biweekly publication for faculty and staff
May 27, 2016


UC Merced faculty members’ holistic views on thinking, learning and neuroscience research are propelling the campus to the forefront of cognitive science studies.


Matthew Hirota is helping UC Merced make strides toward meeting its goal to produce zero waste by 2020 by educating the campus community about recycling, composting and reducing the amount of trash that goes to the landfill.


UC Merced's Academic Senate recently honored the recipients of its 2015-16 Senate Awards.
New research from Professor Néstor J. Oviedo shows that cancer cells divide with more frequency and are more resilient when they are closer to the brain, indicating a potential link between cell growth and the nervous system.
Mario Sifuentez began his research into the history of migrant farmworkers in the Pacific Northwest by interviewing members of his own family, who had worked on farms in Oregon.
Campus community members can walk in the name of wellness during the annual UC Walks event June 15. Those who register to will receive free UC Walks T-shirts while supplies last.
Everyone knows UC Merced is growing, but pretty soon, the campus will be growing lots of plant specimens for research, too.
Fun was had by many during UC Merced's Staff Appreciation Week festivities.

Human Resources

Staff members have until noon Tuesday to apply for the campus's CAMP program.

Campus and Public Safety

Multiple law enforcement and emergency response agencies came together to prepare to respond to violent incidents.

Library Notes

UC Merced is prominently featured in a new video that discusses the importance of good data management in research. Also, the UC Merced Library announced the launch of a new Course Resources Program.


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