Five words from one of American history’s most famous speeches inspired Dalton Rogers to contribute to society.
He was called to public service in high school when he read President John F. Kennedy’s call to action — “ask what you can do.”
The University of California, Merced, has selected CEO of Enduring Hydro LLC and former U.S. Undersecretary for Energy Kristina Johnson and Merced County Superior Court Judge Paul C. Lo to deliver keynote addresses at its ninth commencement, May 17 and 18.
With more than 1,400 students eligible to graduate, UC Merced marks another milestone with its largest graduating class in history, surpassing the 898-member graduating class a year ago.
The campus will again hold two school-based ceremonies to accommodate students and their families.
Students Leanne McKenzie and Mustafa Nawabzada are getting an up-close look at the legislative process as the first-ever UC Merced interns in the California State Assembly chief clerk’s office.
Vadim Gassiy was in eighth grade when his mother encouraged him to leave Russia for a taste of American life, culture and education.
When UC Merced first announced it would be sending students to the national political conventions through The Washington Center program, senior Chelsea Coe never expected she’d be one of the lucky two.
In an election year, as people are being machine-gunned with millions of dollars’ worth of political messages from all sorts of sources, it might be re-assuring (or distressing) to discover that even the more subtle aspects of language use can actually make a make a powerful and priceless difference on Election Day.
Fidel Cervantes found the right fit for his university education 25 miles down the road from home.
A native of Delhi in north Merced County, Cervantes selected UC Merced when he made his college choice two years ago.