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March 19, 2019

Alumna Kisha McGuire is a program counselor in the Fiat Lux Scholars Program within the campus’s Calvin E. Bright Success Center.
Kisha McGuire has discovered an opportunity to do what she loves for an institution she’s grown to care deeply about. McGuire graduated from UC Merced in 2015 with a bachelor’s degree in sociology, and soon started a full-time staff position in the Fiat Lux Scholars Program within...
Waterbirds take flight over a large wetland area along the Pacific Flyway.
Climate change is having a profound effect on the millions of migrating birds that rely on annual stops along the Pacific Flyway as they head from Alaska to Patagonia each year. They are finding less food, saltier water and fewer places to breed and...
Employees that reached a service milestone were presented with this crystal award at the annual Celebrating Service breakfast this week.
UC Merced honored nearly 200 employees for their loyalty to the university and higher education at the annual Celebrating Service breakfast earlier this week. Those honored each received a crystal award with milestone markers for their service to...
New student orientation and learning assistance coordinator Dulcemaria Anaya and School of Social Sciences, Humanities and Arts graduate specialist Karla Seijas were recognized as 2019 Latina Women of the Year at a luncheon earlier this month. The...
Some people have the idea that the arts are being shortchanged as UC Merced grows. The Global Arts, Media and Writing Studies (GAMWS) Program is here to correct that perception with its inaugural Arts Week, set for March 4-9. “We want to...
Staff member Cassie Gunter was named "Woman of the Year" candidate by the Leukemia & Lymphoma Society.
Twelve years ago, Cassie Gunter was fighting for her life. Now she wants to give back to the group that helped her survive. At age 22, she went to the emergency room with what she thought was bronchitis. She was diagnosed with acute lymphoblastic...
UC Merced Financial Management Certificate Program Participants 2018
The Financial Management Certificate Program (FMCP) celebrated the success of its sixth cohort with a certificate ceremony on Dec. 11. This popular UC Merced professional development program has been in existence since 2013. The Class of 2018 includes...
This Saturday, mechanical engineering major Vanessa Andrade will participate in the university’s second fall commencement ceremony.
Growing up in San Juan Bautista, Vanessa Andrade loved hanging out with her father and his collection of cars and tractors. She spent hours in the “barn” or shop, helping change the oil in cars, playing with tools and tinkering with her...
UC Merced had over 1,000 donors contribute to the Give Tue UC Merced campaign
For the second straight year, UC Merced surpassed its goal of 1,000 donors in a single day for the Give Tue UC Merced campaign. Over $170,000 was raised — with the help of a generous matching gift from Foster Poultry Farms — for the Build...
two women talking in a office
Open Enrollment begins at 8 a.m. Thursday, Oct. 25, and in an organization as large as the University of California, the options can seem daunting. UC Merced’s Human Resources Benefits Team hopes to make the process of being an informed benefits...

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