A biweekly publication for faculty and staff
December 19, 2014


Students engineer solution to a local farm’s harvesting problem — one that is reaping long-term benefits for all.


Since the campus’s opening in 2005, Rosemary Braden has manned a very important post at UC Merced.


Every day, your brain completes millions of complicated functions without you even being aware of them, and it learns as it goes.
Six UC Merced student projects that align with the UC Global Food Initiative have won grants.
CatTracks is adding a new bus route that will shorten the time it takes to travel between downtown Merced and the main campus.
Ph.D. candidate Emily Wilson discovered her passion for research in the natural sciences as an undergraduate student, fueled by a collaboration with the engineering dean and her powerful creative spirit.

Human Resources

New employees can kick off the new year by attending new employee orientation from 8:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. Friday, Jan. 9, in KL 232. For more information, visit the New Employee Orientation webpage.

Tech Corner

Sign up for CatCourses before Jan. 12 to receive on-site training from Information Technology staff members.

Business and Financial Services

Staff members complete Financial Management Certification Program. Applications for the 2015 cohort will be accepted in January.


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