A biweekly publication for faculty and staff
September 21, 2016


The news magazine’s 2017 Best Colleges rankings rate UC Merced No. 78 among public schools and No. 152 overall in the “National Universities” category.
UC Merced students start the academic year by walking through "Beginnings" a sculpture.


Since joining the campus in 2007, Gary Lowe has compiled and assessed all sorts of statistical data about UC Merced.


UC Merced welcomes its largest incoming class of undergraduate students as a result of a record number of applications for fall admission.
Yesenia Curiel hopes to complement and enhance the CARE Office's track record of success in leading education and sexual violence prevention at UC Merced.
Interdisciplinary project has professors looking into how to help people with disabilities by figuring out how mind and movement affect each other.

In the News

UC Merced's debut in the U.S. News & World Report Best Colleges rankings was no small feat for an 11-year-old university, and that achievement earned the campus some significant media coverage.

Build UC Merced

UC Merced will break ground on its second phase of development Oct. 14.

Human Resources

Get ready to make informed decisions about your UC Merced benefits by attending the Open Enrollment Benefits Fair on Oct. 28.

Library Notes

UC Libraries have regained access to Taylor & Francis journals and signed a license with Cambridge University Press to acquire ebooks. Read about the collections available through the UC Merced Library.

Tech Corner

This week from the Office of Information Technology: the latest UC IT Blog features an item on the campus's WAVE system; UC Merced earned an honorable mention during the UC California Computing Services Conference.

Business and Financial Services

UC Merced's Travel Services will host an open house on Oct. 11. The event promotes the benefits of booking travel through the university's systemwide travel program.


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