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September 8, 2017
Nothing ever inspires me as much as walking around the UC Merced campus and talking to our students. When I’m feeling tired or discouraged, I can always count on them to buoy my spirits with their contagious commitment, determination, motivation and sheer joy for the opportunities that we...
September 8, 2017
Nada me inspira más que pasear por el campus de UC Merced y hablar con nuestros estudiantes. Por Dorothy Leland Cuando estoy cansada o me siento desanimada siempre puedo contar con ellos para revitalizarme con su contagioso compromiso, determinación, motivación y tremendo entusiasmo por las...
September 7, 2017
Opinión Foro abierto sobre la inmigración Por Dorothy Leland Una niña fue traída a este país por padres que buscaban una vida mejor, que le inculcaron con su ética de trabajo, y que la crearon con el deseo de contribuir de manera significativa a su familia y su sociedad. Ella vino a Merced...
September 7, 2017
  Open Forum on Immigration A young girl was brought to this country by parents who sought a better life, who instilled her with their work ethic, and who raised her with the desire to contribute in a meaningful way to her family and her society. She came to UC Merced and joined a research...
February 3, 2017
Much has been said over the past several months about America and what it means to be an American. Here’s what I call an American: a child who grows up in one of our communities and befriends our own children; who absorbs our values while helping to bridge the gaps between...
February 3, 2017
En los últimos meses se ha debatido mucho acerca de América y de lo que significa ser americano. Esta es la persona a quien yo llamo americano: el niño que crece en una de nuestras comunidades y se hace amigo de nuestros niños; que absorbe nuestros valores mientras que ayuda a tender puentes entre...
September 5, 2017
Dear Campus Community, As you have likely heard, today President Donald Trump is rescinding the federal Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals policy that was enacted in 2012 and has protected 800,000 young adult unauthorized immigrants from deportation and allowed them to work legally while...
February 8, 2017
Dear Campus Community, The support of so many members of our campus community for the plight of students who have been—or may be—affected by changes in immigration policy is truly heartening. We are a campus that values our diversity and expresses this value in its care for others. I...
January 30, 2017
Dear Campus Community,   By now you are likely aware of the recent executive order restricting entry into the United States for individuals from Iraq, Iran, Libya, Somalia, Sudan, Syria and Yemen. While the situation remains fluid and much is unclear, news reports indicate that individuals...