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May 5, 2017
Filming in Yosemite
Water is a delicate balancing act in California. When the scales tip in the wrong direction, the consequences can have national effects. Nobody knows this better than UC Water Co-Director Joshua Viers. “More than half of the nation... Read More
May 4, 2017
The works of Shakespeare, perhaps more so than any in the western canon, have been subject to reinterpretation and reappraisal by generations of artists, scholars and laypeople. Some, like Verdi’s opera “Otello,” are... Read More
May 3, 2017
Commencement is May 13 and 14
The newest campus in the University of California system, UC Merced is a campus that attracts leaders — individuals who enjoy the challenge of paving the way for others to follow — and the Class of 2017 is no different. On... Read More
May 1, 2017
The LEED Lab is a multidisciplinary, hands-on course offered to undergraduate students who are interested in sustainable design and operations.
UC Merced’s Classroom and Office Building (COB) has achieved a silver rating from the LEED Building Operations and Maintenance (O+M) sustainability program, the campus’s first certification to come from the LEED Lab Engineering... Read More
April 28, 2017
Ibram X. Kendi, one of the nation’s most prolific and accomplished young professors of race, is this spring’s guest speaker as part of the Chancellor’s Dialogue on Diversity and Interdisciplinarity lecture series.... Read More
April 28, 2017
UC Merced’s Athletics Department has hired Mike Barbee as men's and women's cross country coach. A 14-year coaching veteran with experience at the NCAA, community college and high school levels, Barbee joins the Bobcats as... Read More
April 27, 2017
MACES, the Merced nAnomaterials Center for Energy and Sensing, held its second annual open house on April 19, showcasing student research and highlighting the center’s connection to NASA. The daylong event kicked off with remarks... Read More
April 26, 2017
When scientists at UC Merced seek to better understand California’s biodiversity, they turn to cutting-edge genomics. They also turn to their neighbors. On a sunny Saturday in April, scientists joined forces with members of the... Read More
April 24, 2017
Student leaders, advisors, campus organizations and athletes were recognized at the annual the Margo F. Souza Student Leadership Center 2017 Leadership Awards celebration on April 23. A campuswide selection committee chose the winners for... Read More
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

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