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July 19, 2001
San Francisco, CA — The newest University of California campus in Merced will be created with a unified vision for master planning and architecture that accents environmental sustainability and maximizes utilization of natural... Read More
July 12, 2001
Engineering schools must hang out the welcome sign and aggressively pursue women and minorities to keep pace with the climbing demand for the multiple talents of skilled, highly educated engineers, according to Jeff R. Wright, Ph.D., newly... Read More
June 28, 2001
Merced, CA — A grant of $25,000 from Occidental Petroleum Corporation has enabled UC Merced to offer a special summer program for kids from Elk Hills Elementary School in Tupman, California. Thirty-five students in first through... Read More
June 11, 2001
FRESNO — One of the three initial buildings on the University of California, Merced campus will be named in honor of Leo Kolligian, a Fresno native and former University of California Regent, and his late wife, Dottie. UC Merced... Read More
May 30, 2001
SACRAMENTO — Leading up to his focus on the Central Valley on Friday, Governor Gray Davis today announced a grant of $2 million from the William and Flora Hewlett Foundation for habitat preservation on the site of the new campus of... Read More
May 14, 2001
"Give me a C-H-A-M-B-E-R!" That's the cheer that will be heard at a pep rally style kick-off for the Chamber University on May 24, 5 p.m. at the Sportsmen of Stanislaus Club, 819 Sunset Avenue, Modesto. The "Chamber U... Read More
May 6, 2001
Merced, CA — UC Merced Chancellor Carol Tomlinson-Keasey will be a featured speaker at the upcoming Thomas Jefferson Dinner in Mariposa on April 21, 2001, it was announced today. Tomlinson-Keasey will discuss educational access for... Read More
April 26, 2001
Sacramento, CA — The California State Assembly Subcommittee on Education Finance yesterday [Wednesday, April 25, 2001] unanimously approved $162.4 million in funds for UC Merced in the proposed state budget for the upcoming fiscal... Read More
March 20, 2001
Merced, Ca. — Education, the environment, and student access to funding for higher education are bolstered as a result of an historic agreement announced today by the David and Lucile Packard Foundation and the University of... Read More
March 20, 2001
Merced, CA — With funds received from an historic grant from the David and Lucile Packard Foundation, the University of California today announced plans to acquire the 7,030-acre Virginia Smith Trust [VST] parcel northeast of the... Read More
March 14, 2001
MERCED, CA — The California State Senate Subcommittee on Education today reinstated $162.4 million in funds for UC Merced into the proposed state budget for the upcoming fiscal year, reversing an action taken two weeks ago that... Read More
February 20, 2001
MERCED, CA — David B. Ashley, dean of the College of Engineering at The Ohio State University, has been named Executive Vice Chancellor and Provost of the University of California, Merced, it was announced today by UC Merced... Read More
February 15, 2001
MERCED, CA — The University of California, Merced and the County of Merced today filed important documents in the state permitting process for the new UC Merced campus, it was announced by UC Merced Vice Chancellor for Physical... Read More
February 14, 2001
MERCED, CA — Veteran librarian R. Bruce Miller will merge the traditional and technological worlds of information resources as Founding University Librarian for the University of California, Merced. Miller's selection as the... Read More
February 13, 2001
MERCED, CA— Janet E. Young of the Los Alamos National Laboratory has been selected as Assistant Chancellor and Chief of Staff for the University of California, Merced, it was announced today by Chancellor Carol Tomlinson-Keasey.... Read More