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April 3, 2015
“In and Out of Shadows,” a musical by famed Chicano writer and Fresno native Gary Soto, is coming to Merced for a special one-night-only show on April 11. Performed by the San Francisco Youth Theatre DREAM ensemble, the show... Read More
April 1, 2015
The African Diaspora Student Association at UC Merced will present a two-part lecture series on race, culture and history in April. The series — entitled “Where Do We Go From Here?” — will begin April 7 with a... Read More
March 16, 2015
Professor Ruth Mostern, chair of the Interdisciplinary Humanities graduate group, is in Washington, D.C., today and tomorrow (March 16 to 17) to advocate for the humanities. Mostern is attending the annual meeting of the National... Read More
March 13, 2015
Ignacio López-Calvo, professor of Latin American literature in the School of Social Sciences, Humanities and Arts, has edited a book that was published by Palgrave MacMillan this month. “Roberto Bolaño, A Less Distant Star: Critical... Read More
February 17, 2015
Tragedy and comedy come to life in “The Winter’s Tale,” directed by UC Merced’s very own Katherine Brokaw. Presented by Merced ShakespeareFest, the four-act play is among the last written by William Shakespeare and... Read More
February 9, 2015
The University of California, Merced, will soon benefit from increased leadership in the humanities, thanks to an anonymous $500,000 donation and a $500,000 match from the UC Office of the President.   The gift and match will... Read More
February 3, 2015
The next week will be a busy one for the Center for the Humanities at UC Merced. David Palumbo-Liu, the Louise Hewlett Nixon Professor of Comparative Literature at Stanford University,  will be on campus two days this week. He will... Read More
January 26, 2015
In the fall semester, UC Merced Senior Lecturer Virginia Adán-Lifante offered extra credit to students who volunteered to translate a portion of the Valley Crisis Center website into Spanish. The opportunity reflected Adán-Lifante’s... Read More
January 5, 2015
Armando Lomeli
“Start something new” could be the unofficial motto of UC Merced. Even in our 10th academic year, many opportunities for innovation still exist on campus. Armando Lomeli, a senior from Los Banos, wouldn’t have it any... Read More
December 19, 2014
Spanish majors and minors at UC Merced have a new measure of excellence to pursue, thanks to the recent charter of the university’s chapter of Sigma Delta Pi. UC Merced is the seventh UC campus to charter a chapter of the National... Read More