Often, when people talk about or study refugees, the focus is on policy, rescue operations or terrorism.
Four UC Merced graduate students got a rare opportunity to establish and strengthen relationships bet
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.
A single mother in Guatemala works at a factory owned by a U.S. company, but doesn’t make enough money to support her family. She immigrates to the U.S.
Scholars and educators alike believe raising expectations leads to higher achievement and self esteem among adolescents.
Current and prospective graduate students have new degree options at UC Merced, which recently received approval from the UC system and the WASC Senior College and University Commission for both master’s and doctoral degrees in sociology.
Journalist Roberto Lovato will give the keynote address this week at “Blurring the Border: Deporting Denizens in the 21st Century,” an interdisciplinary conference on immigration, deportation and citizenship in the United States.
The conference, which is free and open to the public, will be held April 17 and 18 in the California Room on campus. Lovato’s talk, “Immigration Reform is (Still) Dead: Time to Destroy the Deportation Nation,” will begin at 7 p.m. Friday.
UC Merced Professor Paul Almeida has been selected by the Pacific Sociological Association (PSA) as the 2015 recipient of its Distinguished Scholarship Award for his book, “Mobilizing Democracy: Globalization and Citizen Protest.”