April marks Sexual Assault Awareness Month (SAAM) on campus and across the nation. A series of events hosted by UC Merced’s Campus Advocacy, Resources and Education (CARE) Office. give campus community members opportunities to... Read More
Campus friends and supporters were recognized for their charitable spirit at UC Merced’s third annual Celebration of Philanthropic Leaders event, held on campus March 25.
During a reception on the fourth floor of the east wing of... Read More
UC Merced Professor Jeffrey Gilger is an integral part of a new intercampus effort to understand and reduce education-related risks in California’s young English-language learners.
Funding for the three-year project comes from the... Read More
“Collecting dust” isn’t usually considered a good thing.
But dust from as near as the Central Valley and as far away as the Gobi Desert in Asia provides more nutrients — especially critical phosphorus — than... Read More
The rapid pace of global change has large impacts on nature, and on the work conservation biologists will have before them, too.
From here on out, experts say, the fossil record is going to be critical to guide nature into the future.
A... Read More
Ten years after receiving its first Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design (LEED) certification from the U.S. Green Building Council (USGBC), UC Merced has earned platinum certification for Classroom and Office Building 2 (COB2).... Read More
Lambda Alliance, in collaboration with other campus units, offices and departments, will host UC Merced’s annual Pride Week program celebrating LGBTQ+ identity and culture.
From April 3-9, students and staff and faculty members are... Read More
Researchers at UC Solar have developed and tested an innovative solar thermal-powered process for turning the pomace, or byproduct, of vegetable and fruit processing into reusable products, potentially lowering food-processing plant costs... Read More
Two startup companies run by UC Merced alumni have taken big steps toward the kind of success many entrepreneurs can only hope for.
St. Vincent’s Solutions, which makes a humidifying respirator for premature babies, and Sweep Energy... Read More
In finding a way to see assemblies of the proteins that direct cyanobacterial circadian rhythms, or biological clocks, UC Merced biochemistry Professor Andy LiWang and his colleagues have done what no one else has been able to, despite... Read More
Some of UC Merced’s most celebrated sports stars of the recent past are now helping to lead the newest generation of student-athletes at their alma mater.
For these former players, coaching is a chance to remain connected to a... Read More
At just 12 years old, the graduate programs at the University of California, Merced, are already among the best in the nation, according to the U.S. News & World Report’s 2018 Best Graduate Schools rankings.
UC Merced’s... Read More
As agriculture and food production achieve greater high-tech heights and resources such as water become more scarce, the country will increasingly depend on innovative solutions from its brightest minds.
A new initiative at UC Merced aims... Read More
The contest for top honors in UC Merced’s Grad Slam competition will be even more intense this year thanks to a generous donation from Jane Binger, Ed.D., and her husband, Robert Bernstein, M.D.
Binger and Bernstein — a UC... Read More
One of California’s greatest energy challenges is finding innovative ways to lower natural gas consumption to help reduce greenhouse gas emissions that contribute to climate change.
To help meet that challenge, a new solar energy... Read More
Pulitzer Prize-winning journalist and author Héctor Tobar and HP Inc. Chief Diversity Officer Lesley Slaton Brown are the keynote speakers for the University of California, Merced’s 12th commencement exercises, May 13 and 14.
The... Read More
Student success has always been a priority at UC Merced, and now students looking for support in math have an additional resource with the launch of The Math Center.
“We’re very excited to collaborate with the Applied Math... Read More
It’s time for the annual celebration of one of the main missions of UC Merced, along with education and public service — research.
From March 6-10, people on and off campus can get an up-close look at how UC Merced research... Read More
The National Cancer Institute’s “cancer moonshot” tasks researchers with, among advancing other new biotechnologies, delving into immunotherapy and epigenomic analysis.
UC Merced Professor Fabian V. Filipp is doing his... Read More
Computer enthusiasts from all areas of study gathered at UC Merced earlier this month for the second annual HackMerced competition.
Nearly 400 high school and university students from all over the world comprised more than 40 teams vying... Read More