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April 20, 2017
The UC Merced student chapter of the Society for Industrial and Applied Mathematics (SIAM) hosted the second annual Central Valley Regional SIAM Student Chapter Conference on April 7. In only its second year, the conference attracted 85... Read More
April 19, 2017
After a fierce round of competition during the GradSlam! finals on April 13, environmental systems student Byran Fuhrmann emerged as UC Merced’s new GradSlam! campus champion. For winning the competition — in which graduate... Read More
April 17, 2017
Chris Fradkin, a UC Merced lecturer and alumnus, is heading to Brazil in search of “lost science.” The term, first coined in 1995 in a Scientific American article by W. Wayt Gibbs, refers to the untold amount of viable... Read More
April 17, 2017
Por James Leonard, Comunicações Universitárias Traduzido por Gracy Durães Mantoan Chris Fradkin, professor e ex-aluno da Universidade da Califórnia em Merced, está indo para o Brasil em busca de "ciência perdida." O termo,... Read More
April 13, 2017
Earth Week is April 17-21.
Earth Week is UC Merced’s chance to highlight some of the ways the campus community is committed to being good stewards of the environment. From working to divert all waste from the landfill to operating smart energy-monitoring... Read More
April 12, 2017
The University of California, Merced, announced today (April 12) the appointment of Chou Her to chief of police, effective immediately. Her, the first person of Hmong descent to lead a UC public safety agency, brings nearly two decades of... Read More
April 12, 2017
Rather than a brain-drain, the 13-country European Union (EU) expansion initiated more than a decade ago triggered a brain-reconfiguration — the rising circulation of knowledge through the increased mobility of highly skilled workers... Read More
April 11, 2017
UC Merced Cheer Team
UC Merced’s Cheer Team traveled to Anaheim last month to compete alongside 11 other teams in the 2017 USA Collegiate Championships, placing second in the Four-Year Large Coed division.        ... Read More
April 10, 2017
Hannah Brown
With nine seniors graduating, the UC Merced’s women’s soccer will take to the field with many new faces in the fall, including Hannah Brown at the helm. Brown was recently named the team’s second head coach, after Megan... Read More
April 10, 2017
In partnership with the National Park Service and the University of Warwick (U.K.), the University of California, Merced, will produce “Shakespeare in Yosemite,” featuring local and student actors performing excerpts from... Read More
April 6, 2017
Astronaut Tammy Jernigan, who completed five missions aboard U.S. space shuttles, will speak to students, faculty and staff in a special presentation during the annual open house for the Merced nAnomaterials Center for Energy and Sensing (... Read More
April 5, 2017
Join renowned artist Dwight Wigley and create your own piece of a community art project. As part of the annual Merced Art Hop, everyone is invited to paint tiles that will be placed into a structure designed by Wigley to create a... Read More
April 5, 2017
School of Natural Sciences Dean Juan Meza was recently elected to the American Association for the Advancement of Science’s (AAAS) Committee on Council Affairs. His selection became official during this year’s annual AAAS... Read More
April 4, 2017
Plant photosynthesis was stable for hundreds of years before the industrial revolution, but grew rapidly in the 20th century, according to new research published today in Nature. “Virtually all life on our planet depends on... Read More
April 3, 2017
More than 120,000 young people ages 10 to 18 attempt suicide each year, and about 4,500 of those attempts are fatal. Suicide is the third leading cause of death among children ages 10-14 and the second among people 15 to 34 years old. More... Read More
April 3, 2017
Students and others can participate in the Clothesline Project by writing personal messages relating to sexual assault and prevention on T-shirts.
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
March 30, 2017
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
March 29, 2017
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
March 28, 2017
“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
March 27, 2017
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

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