Graduate Studies at UC Merced offers an experience like none other. Our award-winning faculty work beside their graduate students in close-knit labs that allow for collaboration across disciplines. We offer competitive funding... Read More
Biochemistry Professor Patricia LiWang calls it a stroke of luck that she has become enmeshed in HIV research, but her developments are no accident.
The National Institute for Health (NIH) apparently agrees, awarding her more than $2.3... Read More
Lorraine Sturdevant always wanted to explore other countries, but finances were always an obstacle.
But winning a Benjamin A. Gilman International Scholarship allowed her to take her first journey outside North America. She spent the... Read More
Graduate student Kaiqi Hua's research into pre-modern China has taken him to the canals of Hangzhou, the rocket-battered streets of Jerusalem and the East-West Center in Hawaii.
Hua, a seventh-year graduate student in... Read More
Note: This story originally appeared in the Fall 2014 issue of UC Merced Magazine and has been updated in the wake of the Nov. 4 elections. Read the whole issue online.
In two small rooms on the University of California’s youngest... Read More