A biweekly publication for faculty and staff
February 1, 2013


From purchasing to plumbing, sustainability is practiced in ways many people never even see at UC Merced.

Message from Leadership

School of Natural Sciences Dean Juan Meza reflects and celebrates the many accomplishments by the faculty, students and staff.


Adriana Signorini talks about coordinating the Students Assessing Teaching and Learning Program and why it's important to conduct research on teaching.


Professor Ruth Mostern, a history professor in the School of Social Sciences, Humanities and Arts, is joining a team that will use more than $601,000 in National Science Foundation grants to start building a massive history database.
A powerful one-woman play that explores the troubling world of physical and sexual abuse debuts Feb. 23 as part of Arts UC Merced Presents.
Starting today (Feb. 1), faculty, staff and students at UC Merced have a unique opportunity to share their insight by participating in the UC’s Campus Climate Survey.
Varick Erickson, the campus's new energy manager, launched a new website to show the campus how much energy it uses in real time.
UC Solar Director Roland Winston's design for a new lens for for LED light has earned the campus another distinction.

Human Resources

Retirement savings education classes, ReadyTalk training, professional development courses and other news from Human Resources

Library Notes

What should graduate students consider when submitting research for publication? How can one identify appropriate and quality journals in which to publish research?

Tech Corner

In case you missed last week’s announcement, Perceptive Software was selected to provide the campus with a new document sharing and management system that will make finding, accessing, sharing and storing documents easier and more consistent.

Business and Financial Services

Continued progress on UCPath, training opportunities, payroll assistance and more from Business and Financial Services


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