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UC Merced Wraps Another Record Year

Between record enrollment and research expenditures, a massive economic impact on the San Joaquin Valley, new buildings and a visit from the new UC president, the University of California, Merced, has had a big year.

Newly appointed University of California President Janet Napolitano chose UC Merced for her first campus visit – in her first week on the job – saying the youngest UC campus is important to the UC system, but also to the Central Valley and the state.

Merced Native Takes Reins as Medical Director

After two months on the job, UC Merced’s first full-time medical director has already entrenched himself in campus life and understanding student needs.

Dr. Brandon Boggs, a Merced native, has practiced emergency medicine for the past 10 years, including seven as medical director for an emergency department in Oakdale. Early in his career he worked as a family practitioner in private practice with a cardiologist and pulmonologist, and served as medical director of large nursing and rehabilitation center.

"Green Suite" Earth-friendly Dorm Opens for Bobcat Day

MERCED - The University of California, Merced’s Green Suite will open its doors to the public on Saturday, April 14, in conjunction with Bobcat Day. The first space of its kind in the Central Valley, the Green Suite is a showcase of environmentally friendly practices and products located in UC Merced student housing. The unoccupied three-room suite will be part of the standard UC Merced campus tours and will educate thousands of people every year on how to lead a “greener” lifestyle.

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