UC Merced lecturer Carol Sipan became concerned with the social stigma of HIV in some developing countries after a 2009 trip to Burundi, where she and a colleague from Tanzania were training pastors and church leaders on what they and... Read More
Cloth remains found in the Samdzong tomb complex in Nepal by UC Merced Professor Mark Aldenderfer suggest the village might have been part of the long-distance trade network of the Silk Road.
Textile and dye analyses of the cloth —... Read More
Home-based interventions that teach parents to engage children in playful interactive learning activities can close the cognitive development gap between disadvantaged children and higher-resource peers, according to a new study led by UC... Read More
If you want to understand how plant populations will respond as the climate changes, just examine the plants in different locations.
That’s one of the conclusions drawn by UC Merced School of Natural Sciences Professor Jason Sexton... Read More
Carlos Castillo-Chavez has had, by all accounts, an extraordinarily successful academic career.
He began as an immigrant from Mexico City and wound up researching and teaching at Cornell University for 18 years before moving to Arizona... Read More