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Art & Culture

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
November 17, 2014
Lorraine Sturdevant always wanted to explore other countries, but finances were always an obstacle. But winning a Benjamin A. Gilman International Scholarship allowed her to take her first journey outside North America. She spent the... Read More
November 12, 2014
Kaiqi Hua
Graduate student Kaiqi Hua's research into pre-modern China has taken him to the canals of Hangzhou, the rocket-battered streets of Jerusalem and the East-West Center in Hawaii. Hua, a seventh-year graduate student in... Read More
October 23, 2014
California Poet Laureate Juan Felipe Herrera will share his new children's book about Hispanic American heroes with local youth next month, an event sponsored by the UC Merced Center for the Humanities and Merced County Library. The... Read More
October 20, 2014
Most UC Merced students have the desire to help shape the university — whether it’s the culture or the curriculum. Rocco Bowman was no different. Bowman is the co-founder of the Undergraduate Historical Journal and served as... Read More
October 8, 2014
Viola Gregg Liuzzo, a civil rights activist who was killed by the Ku Klux Klan while driving another activist home from the Southern Christian Leadership Conference in March 1965, has been named the 2014 recipient of the Alice and Clifford... Read More
October 1, 2014
Gronk Nicandro
Arts UC Merced Presents will bring internationally renowned artist Gronk Nicandro to the San Joaquin Valley to emphasize the role art plays in people's lives, foster artists’ collaborations and give the public a chance to watch... Read More