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Editor's note: The following story appeared in the spring issue of UC Merced Magazine.
When Abraham Olivares moved to Merced at age 20, a career in education was the furthest thing from his mind.
Olivares said he didn’t have a lot of confidence in his abilities back then. Life is quite different now that he is the associate principal for Student Support at Golden Valley High School in Merced.
UC Merced students will offer a window into race and racism through a unique theater presentation both on campus and in the Merced community on June 30.
In a collaborative study by the University of California, Merced, the University of Oklahoma, the University of Chicago and Uppsala University in Sweden, researchers conduct the first ancient DNA investigation of the Himalayan arc, gene
When Nikko Da Paz decided to go to graduate school, she didn’t limit herself to one degree — or even one campus.
The following article is the main story in a six-piece package that appeared in the spring issue of UC Merced Magazine focusing on the research performed at UC Merced that relates to the brain. You can read the other stories, on consciousness, machine learning and artificial intelligence, linguistics, developmental psychology and the study of brain elasticity online.
When UC Merced Professor Mario Sifuentez was a graduate student, he didn’t have to look far to find a subject to research — members of his family had been migrant workers i
The campus posted 122 updates to social media over the weekend. Here is a curated collection of those and ones shared by members of our community.
This weekend, more than 900 degree candidates are expected to take part in the 11th commencement ceremonies at University of California, Merced, and commemorate the hard work that led to their momentous day.
“Commencement marks a significant milestone in a student's life,” Chancellor Dorothy Leland said. “It signifies the beginning of a new journey and the start of a lifelong affiliation with UC Merced as an alumnus.”
Thousands of Merced County schoolchildren will be introduced to the wonders of opera this
So-called “helicopter parents” — those who hover over their children even into and through their college years — are often criticized for creating overly sheltered, unprepared young adults who boomerang back home.