Since 2006, 10 UC Merced undergraduates have been awarded the prestigious Donald A. Strauss Foundation scholarship. This year, two more joined their ranks.
The Strauss Foundation selected biological sciences major Pranuthi Kanneganti and... Read More
Patricia LiWang was at an impasse.
It was 2011 and the UC Merced professor’s research group had figured out how to make some of the most potent HIV inhibitors even more powerful. LiWang was thrilled by these findings; funding... Read More
What if nature were to become a polluter, discharging millions of tons of planet-warming carbon into the atmosphere in much the same way as diesel-fueled trucks or coal-fired power plants?
This nature-as-polluter scenario might seem far-... Read More
Right now, while you are reading these typewritten words, your hand muscles are moving imperceptibly, but measurably. These movements would be even greater if the words were handwritten.
That’s because your motor system strongly... Read More
Manuel Meraz transferred to UC Merced with a mission: to revive what had once been an award-winning, student-led robotics scene on campus.
Meraz had just completed a robotics internship at the University of New Mexico, where his advisor... Read More