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Art & Culture

September 16, 2013
An exhibit coordinated by a UC Merced professor weaves together music, literature, photography, video and oral history to tell stories of the workers who keep the region’s economy moving. "Central Valley Threads: Picking Out Strands of... Read More
August 30, 2013
Big Bad Voodoo Daddy brings its swinging sound to downtown Merced this fall, an event organized by Arts UC Merced Presents. The high-energy, nine-piece ensemble, which helped jumpstart the swing revival in the mid-90s, is celebrating its... Read More
August 14, 2013
In John Bultena’s writing classes, students often explore new literary classics. Like “Batwoman Volume 1: Hydrology.” Bultena, a lecturer in UC Merced’s Merritt Writing Program and recent panelist at San Diego Comic Con, uses comic books... Read More
August 5, 2013
Not everyone can go out into the Sierra Nevada and experience snowpack research or wildlife conservation firsthand. That’s why Robin Milford, access services librarian and exhibits coordinator for the UC Merced library, has brought the... Read More
July 17, 2013
Just because it’s summertime doesn’t mean research at UC Merced comes to a halt. Just the opposite. This summer, professors and students at all levels are conducting a variety of research projects on campus, off campus, in the oceans and... Read More
July 8, 2013
Nation-states, as we know them, have been built and rebuilt since the 18th century. Professor Robin DeLugan is an expert in nation-building and recently published a case study examining how the process has changed in the 21st century.... Read More
May 28, 2013
With a growing collection of artifacts and replicas, UC Merced's anthropology teaching laboratory gives students the ability to hold history in their hands. Students taking anthropology courses are able to study replica casts from... Read More
May 22, 2013
  As a founding student at UC Merced, Justin Duckham, ’09, trudged up the hill every day for classes. Now, he spends many of his days on a different hill — Capitol Hill in Washington, D.C. “I go to a couple of briefings each day on... Read More
April 1, 2013
UC Merced artists are sharing their best work this semester in the eighth annual Bobcat Art Show. The exhibit runs from April 1 to May 2 and entries can be seen at the Leo and Dottie Kolligian Library and the UC Merced Art Gallery in the... Read More
February 25, 2013
A pioneering American novelist and a former California Poet Laureate will be the keynote speakers at two April events being organized by graduate students and faculty in World Cultures. John Rechy has written 15 books, including 1963's "... Read More