Students often expect that in classes, there will always be a right answer. Multilayered engineering problems with uncertain outcomes are a challenge for any student, but especially for first-generation learners who don’t have... Read More
The Student Sustainability Council is hosting the second annual EcoFest from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Thursday, Oct. 27, on Scholars Lane, hoping to encourage the campus’s culture of sustainability.
“Our theme is growth —... Read More
Adjunct Professor Gabriela Loots is studying why certain cancers prefer to metastasize to bone, using novel technology developed by fellow UC Merced Professor Michael Cleary.
Her work, which takes place mainly at Lawrence Livermore... Read More
Four UC Merced graduate students got a rare opportunity to establish and strengthen relationships between the campus and the National Autonomous University of Honduras (UNAH) this summer.
The students — Danielle Bermudez, Maria Mora... Read More
UC Merced’s H. Rajender Reddy Health Center, Counseling and Psychological Services (CAPS) and Health Promotion received accreditation from the Accreditation Association for Ambulatory Health Care (... Read More
Current and prospective graduate students now have the option to earn degrees in mechanical engineering, after the UC system and the WASC Senior College and University Commission recently granted accreditation for both master’s and... Read More
UC Merced is one of three campuses in the University of California system to team up with the Boys & Girls Clubs of America to prepare young Californians for college success.
The partnership begins with three pilot projects in Merced... Read More
The University of California, Merced, today broke ground on the largest expansion project in campus history.
The four-year Merced 2020 Project will add approximately 1.2 million gross square feet of teaching, research, residential and... Read More
UC Merced will honor Anita Hill as the 10th recipient of the Alice and Clifford Spendlove Prize in Social Justice, Diplomacy and Tolerance in an Oct. 24 ceremony at the Art Kamangar Center at the Merced Theatre.
The ceremony... Read More
Fifty years ago this year, while a freshman faculty member in the University of Chicago Physics Department, Roland Winston published a paper introducing a new field he called nonimaging optics.
In it, he described the compound parabolic... Read More
UC Merced has been chosen as the hub of an archiving initiative aimed to document and preserve the history of the UC Cooperative Extension (UCCE).
Lisa Vallen has been hired by UC Merced under a memorandum of understanding with the UC... Read More
Most Americans have probably seen gorgeous photos of fog winding its way through California’s coastal redwoods. The trees are one of the state’s most prominent icons, drawing more than 2 million visitors a year.
But at a time... Read More
The symbolic beginning to UC Merced’s next phase of growth happens Friday, Oct. 14, when the university holds a groundbreaking ceremony for the Merced 2020 Project.
The ceremony, led by Chancellor Dorothy Leland and featuring... Read More
Professor Anna Beaudin is just starting up her lab at UC Merced, but a paper she recently published already has some big implications for understanding autoimmune disease, allergies and rejection of transplanted organs.
A... Read More
This year’s Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) process has two major changes aimed at making it easier for students to apply for financial aid.
The FAFSA for the 2017-18 academic year is available beginning Oct. 1,... Read More
The Global Arts Studies Program (GASP) at UC Merced will present a series of lectures to connect the Merced community with the research and artistic activities taking place on campus.
Music Professor Jayson Beaster-Jones, who organized... Read More
Biofilms — colonies of microorganisms living inside a protective coating — are everywhere, from the plaque we scrub off our teeth each day to the slimy green masses that form on rocks in streams. They are on the inside and... Read More
Three grants totaling more than $3.6 million from the U.S. Department of Education will help UC Merced’s Center for Educational Partnerships (CEP) continue its Talent Search program, which helps high school students from... Read More
UC Merced student Stephanie Maldonado was excited when she earned a slot in the University of California’s public service internship program in Washington, D.C., this fall — then came the financial reality check.
Maldonado, a... Read More
UC Merced Professor Roland Winston will deliver details on a groundbreaking hybrid solar collector he’s working on that simultaneously generates electricity and very-high-temperature heat at the annual 2016 UC Solar Research... Read More