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October 12, 2015
A group of UC Merced history students put their knowledge and skills to good use this summer on a project that hits, quite literally, close to home. The students — Josh Melendez, Adam Brown, Ramon Barragan, Sarah Spoljaric, Mike... Read More
October 9, 2015
A variety of campus events are planned for October in observance of LGBT History Month, which was first commemorated in 1994. National Coming Out Day In honor of National Coming Out Day, Lambda Alliance will host its annual candlelight... Read More
October 8, 2015
In a decades-long career, UC Merced Professor Dunya Ramicova has designed thousands of memorable costumes for stage and screen. Soon, her renderings of those costumes will be available in the digital world and on display at the Merced... Read More
September 23, 2015
Open any newspaper — or news website — and you’re likely to see at least one article about California’s water crisis. From climate change to wildfires to groundwater to El Niño, there’s no shortage of water-... Read More
September 3, 2015
The UC Merced Police Department will host its annual Light Up the Lantern event on Sept. 19 to support the campus’s Police Mentor Program. In 2006, UC Merced police officers formed a partnership with UC Merced students with the... Read More
August 3, 2015
UC Merced is the only university in the country to have all of its buildings certified under the U.S. Green Building Council’s Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design (LEED) program. That body of work was honored at the spring... Read More
July 31, 2015
UC Merced Professor Manuel M. Martín-Rodríguez recently won a 2015 International Latino Book Award for “With a Book in Their Hands: Chicano/a Readers and Readerships,” which beat six other finalists in the category of Best... Read More
July 15, 2015
Like their colleagues in science and engineering, researchers in UC Merced’s School of Social Sciences, Humanities and Arts are keeping busy this summer with a wide variety of projects. Among them: • Sociology Professors Tanya... Read More
May 18, 2015
Thousands of area children will attend performances of “Who Stole B-Flat?” on the UC Merced campus this week as part of an effort to expose Merced County youth to opera and theater.  In addition to the free performances... Read More
April 7, 2015
Gail Benedict left San Diego 14 years ago to join the intrepid team of individuals charged with creating the University of California’s newest campus in the heart of the Central Valley. Like many, she came for the rare opportunity... Read More