A biweekly publication for faculty and staff
November 9, 2012


The protected land near UC Merced looks across the eastern portion of the valley and toward the Sierra Nevada.


Ashley Chiang is on a mission to help faculty, staff and students think, live and work “green.” Chiang, who graduated from UC Merced last spring with a bachelor’s degree in mechanical engineering, was hired as the campus’s sustainability coordinator on Aug. 1.


Professor Fabian Filipp, a systems biology professor who started at UC Merced this fall, studies the metabolic cycle of melanoma, which is the leading cause of death from skin cancers.
Students transferring to UC Merced from California community colleges can apply for financial support thanks to a new endowed scholarship fund from The Bernard Osher Foundation.
UC Merced experts talk about the state of California's weather and the coming winter.
Zhijiang “Justin” Ye followed a faculty mentor to UC Merced, only to find more than he had expected.
In the 10 years since it broke ground for its first campus building, UC Merced has emerged as a destination of choice for students, faculty, and staff who share a pioneering spirit and commitment to transforming lives.

Human Resources

Read about the latest news, professional development training and workshops from Human Resources.

Tech Corner

Information Technology (IT) recently announced the campus portal, myUCMerced, will soon feature a new look and other enhancements. Users will see a wide range of new features and more content on the site.

Business and Financial Services

Read about Risky Business, payroll Fridays and more.

Survey Says

New first year and transfer students who enrolled in UC Merced this fall were invited to participate in a survey soliciting their first impressions of UC Merced, their expectations for their college career and their process for selecting the campus.


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