A biweekly publication for faculty and staff
February 1, 2017


Everyone in the campus community can get fresh produce from the farmers market truck that comes to campus each week.
UC Merced is relaunching its branch of the Blum Center for Developing Economies with a focus on food security for the first two years of the faculty-led effort.
Professor Ala Qattawi is the first woman in the U.S. to earn a doctoral degree in automotive engineering,
UC Merced Professor Ala Qattawi has been named Emerging Scholar of the Year by "Diverse: Issues in Higher Education." Qattawi is the first woman in the United States to earn a Ph.D. in automotive engineering.
Olga Diego in 2013 with her "Tattooed Giant" interactive exhibition in Spain. Photo by Juanma Lopez.
Olga Diego is UC Merced's newest artist-in-residence and lecturer, and will teach a class that combines art and engineering.
Emilia Huerta-Sánchez
Professor Emilia Huerta-Sánchez and collaborators show in a new study that the Tsimshian, a First Nations community in the Prince Rupert Harbor region of British Columbia in Canada, had mutations that might have made them more susceptible to diseases introduced during European colonization.
The front cover of UC Merced's Brand Standards features a photo taken by Chancellor Dorothy Leland.
University Communications unveiled an updated version of the UC Merced Brand Standards, which will help define and reinforce the campus's identity.
Students are shown walking on Scholars Lane at UC Merced.
University of California officials locally and systemwide address concerns regarding President Trump's executive order on immigration.