The University of California, Merced, will take a significant step toward establishing a permanent presence in downtown Merced today (June 8), when it breaks ground on its Down
Everyone knows UC Merced is growing, but pretty soon, the campus will be growing lots of plant specimens for research, too.
The UC Merced campus is getting greener and earning gold as it does — gold ratings, that is.
The University of California, Merced, is working with the County of Merced on plans for a new recreation area between campus and Lake Yosemite and protection for wetlands adjacent to campus.
During most weekdays, you’ll find Student Employment Coordinator Phyllis Enea in the Center for Professional and Career Advancement, assisting students and training managers throughout the hiring process.
NOTE: After receiving approval from two key committees Thursday morning, UC Merced’s 2020 Project was approved by the full Board of Regents on Thursday afternoon, in a vote that was initially scheduled for Friday. The following release was issued earlier today, after the vote by the Committee on Finance and the Committee on Grounds and Buildings.
Four months into the reporting period for Gov. Jerry Brown’s water-reduction mandate, and UC Merced has so far exceeded the goal.
Now it needs the campus community's help.
The campus, which constructed all of its buildings to be 40 percent more efficient than state requirements, has so far been able to trim another 25 percent of its water consumption from the baseline year of 2013, despite the addition of two new buildings and 1,000 more students since then.
UC Merced is one of nearly 150 public and private sector organizations who answered the White House Initiative on Educational Excellence for Hispanics’ 25th anniversary call to action.