Graduate students at the University of California, Merced, will benefit from extensive new research, funding and training opportunities, thanks to two National Science Foundation (NSF) grants totaling more than $3.25 million.... Read More
The University of California, Merced, enters its 12th academic year with a record-breaking incoming class, signifying strong demand for the newest campus in the UC system.
“More and more students are finding the unique qualities of... Read More
More than 300 participants, including students, alumni, faculty and staff members and friends of the campus, gathered for the second annual UC Merced Journey 5K Fund Run earlier this month.
First-year biological sciences major Guillermo... Read More
Three UC Merced researchers are connecting eye-tracking hardware with a robotic exoskeletal arm to further understand the mind-body connection and, someday, to help people with disabilities have better use of their limbs.
A National... Read More
UC Merced was ahead of the curve in 2009, when it created the Violence Prevention Program to combat sexual violence, dating and domestic violence, and stalking on campus and in the community just four years after opening its doors to... Read More
In just its 12th academic year, the University of California, Merced, has been named one of the best public universities in the nation by U.S. News & World Report.
The news magazine’s 2017 Best Colleges rankings, released today... Read More
UC Merced Professor Gerardo Diaz is developing solar-powered water heating technology that could reduce the demand for natural gas in businesses and homes and lower the costs for business and homeowners.
Soon he’ll be putting that... Read More
A week after being lauded by Washington Monthly in its rankings for social mobility and value, UC Merced today was named one of the Sierra Club’s “Cool Schools” for its commitment to sustainability.
It’s the fourth... Read More
A team of UC Merced engineering students — plus one from a nearby state university and two from a local high school — made progress this summer on prototypes of portable machines for diagnosing diseases while enhancing the... Read More
The Washington Monthly College Guide lists UC Merced as No. 8 in its “Best Bang for the Buck: Western Colleges” list — one spot behind Stanford University — highlighting colleges in the Western U.S. that are... Read More
Looking back on his years as one of the first students at UC Merced, Vinh Vo remembers how the brand-new university served him not only as a student, but also by preparing him for graduate school and his current career as a dentist.
Vo,... Read More
Ke-Myrion Anderson had never set foot on college campus before he spent a week at UC Merced in July.
The Fresno eighth-grader was one of 150 students from across California who were invited to live and learn at the university as part of... Read More
When UC San Francisco Professor Elizabeth Dzeng wrote about homelessness for the San Francisco Chronicle, she wasn’t just conveying her expertise on a critical social issue — she was working as part of a cohort of roughly 60... Read More
Women make up about half of the nation’s college-educated workforce, but in the fields of science and engineering, that drops to less than 30 percent.
UC Merced’s STEM Resource Center is working to change that discrepancy by... Read More
Faculty members from the Electrical Engineering and Computer Science, Chemistry and Chemical Biology and Mechanical Engineering groups are forming the newest research center at UC Merced, seeking the best ways to conduct high-performance... Read More
When she began her journey at UC Merced, Sheena Truong had the future planned out. She’d graduate, go to dental school and become an orthodontist. But Merced had more to offer — and in a roundabout way, it became her... Read More
Surabordin "Ai" Prachumsri has been hired to take the helm as UC Merced’s second head coach in women's volleyball and the first alumnus to become a head coach for the campus.
Prachumsri brings a combined seven years of... Read More