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"Transitions" Photo Exhibit Reception

November 16, 2017 - 4:00pm to 6:30pm
Please join us for the opening reception celebrating "Transitions: Portraits of a Decade Long Journey," a photographic work by Roger J. Wyan. Through a series of black-and-white photographic portraits taken 10 years apart, photographer Roger J. Wyan’s “Transitions” exhibit explores the journeys of some of UC Merced’s first students during an influential period of growth in their lives, from teenager to 20-something adults. Wyan photographed 220 students, mostly freshmen, in 2005-06. Ten years later, he rephotographed and interviewed 38 of these original alumni to find out where life has taken them. The transitions might surprise you! The exhibit is on display from Oct. 9 through Dec. 15 on the second floor of the UC Merced Library. A reception will be held from 4-6:30 p.m. Nov. 16 on the second floor of the library. For information about the exhibit, contact Roger Wyan at, or Elizabeth Salmon at


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