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April 7, 2014
UC Merced artists will showcase their talent during the campus’s annual Bobcat Art Show, which starts its month-long run Monday in the UC Merced Art Gallery and Kolligian Library. The show, now in its ninth year, features works submitted... Read More
April 2, 2014
The UC Merced Center for the Humanities has turned the world upside down. The center, which received a $2 million gift in 2012 to expand its activities, selected “The World Upside Down: Topsy-Turvy” as its first two-year-long research... Read More
March 24, 2014
TaNayiah Bryels didn’t get the lead role of Mary in her first-grade Christmas pageant, but it did spark a lifelong interest in theater. The UC Merced student has been acting ever since, landing parts in productions of “Rent,” “Hairspray”... Read More
February 20, 2014
Two UC Merced graduate students will continue their research into world heritage with the support of prestigious Marie Curie Fellowships. Fabrizio Galeazzi and Paola Di Giuseppantonio Di Franco were each awarded Marie Curie Intra-European... Read More
February 10, 2014
Ladysmith Black Mambazo, a Grammy-award-winning singing troupe, brings its blend of vocal harmonies to Merced as part of Arts UC Merced Presents spring event lineup.I  The group performs at 7:30 p.m. Thursday, March 6, at the Art... Read More
January 29, 2014
An international two-day conference on the Black Arts Movement will draw world-renowned scholars, musicians and artists, and offer new scholarship and perspectives on the 1960s and 1970s movement. The International Conference on the Black... Read More
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