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Sep 08

2017

Cuando necesito inspiración miro a los 600 estudiantes indocumentados de UC Merced

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...

Sep 08

2017

When I need inspiration, I turn to the 600 undocumented students attending UC Merced

Article

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...

Sep 07

2017

Congress must do its part

San Francisco Chronicle

  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,...

Sep 07

2017

Leland opinión de DACA

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...

May 31

2017

Even if Trump abandons Paris Agreement, we won’t stop fighting to save the planet

The scientific community agrees: Climate change is real, it is driven by human actions and it is getting worse. Californians understand this better than...

Apr 02

2017

KSEE 24 Sunday Morning Matters: UC Merced 2020 Project

Growth model leads the way in creativity and innovation. UC Merced Chancellor Dorothy Leland and City of Merced Mayor Mike Murphy appeared on the...

Mar 23

2017

Creativity, collaboration key to addressing medical education

Article

BY DOROTHY LELAND AND ADAM GRAY In 1988, the University of California Board of Regents approved the location of the 10th...

Feb 03

2017

Why Trump should continue DACA

Disponible en Español

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...

Messages to Campus, DACA
Sep 05 2017

DACA and our undocumented students

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...
Messages to Campus
Jul 14 2017

Concern for Our Students After Weekend Incident

Dear Campus Community,   Yesterday, approximately one hundred members of the UC Merced community and others joined in a peaceful protest motivated by the recent troubling incident that occurred at the Chandelier Hookah Lounge this past weekend....