A biweekly publication for faculty and staff
May 11, 2017


UC Merced's annual celebration of its hard-working staff members takes place May 16-19, includes a variety of fun-filled events, and culminates with the staff picnic May 19.
Fun in the Sun logo shown for UC Merced's 2017 Staff Appreciation Week


More than 1,200 candidates for graduation will participate in ceremonies May 13 and 14, bringing the campus’s alumni total to nearly 8,000.
Kyle Hoffman started his career as a student intern in alumni relations at UC Santa Barbara worked his way up to vice chancellor. After 30 years, he will retire from UC June 30.
The one-unit class is for students from all majors.
The Classroom and Office Building is the first on campus to earn its LEED Building Operations and Maintenance (O+M) certification thanks to work done by students in the LEED Lab class.
The UC Merced Library’s digital assets team is playing an important role in providing access to a swath of modern history that will contribute to research and society.
More than 600 visitors to Yosemite attended four 'Shakespeare in Yosemite' performances over two days. The audiences included many members of the UC Merced community.
UC Merced is one of five campuses in the Critical Refugee Studies Collective (CRSC), which is funded with $1.6 million over four years through the UC's Multicampus Research Programs and Initiatives grant program.
UC Water and the Sierra Nevada Research Institute figure prominently in the first of a series of videos to be broadcast on UCTV’s newest channel, Sustainable California.

Build UC Merced

The Merced 2020 Project team has moved into its on-site offices and established the initial footprint for some of the first set of buildings.

Human Resources

The Career Advancement Mentorship Program (CAMP) is looking for mentors and mentees for the fourth year of the program, which starts July 1.


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