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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
February 20, 2013
Researchers at the university in your backyard are delving into issues of great importance to the San Joaquin Valley, the state, the nation and the world. You can learn more about their work at the eighth annual UC Merced Research Week,... Read More
January 30, 2013
A powerful one-woman play that explores the troubling world of physical and sexual abuse debuts Feb. 23 as part of Arts UC Merced Presents. “Black n Blue Boys/Broken Men,” written and performed by actress/poet/playwright Dael... Read More
January 15, 2013
University of California, Merced, literature Professor Cristián H. Ricci has received a prestigious National Endowment for the Humanities award to write an in-depth analysis of Moroccan literature. The research project, “Moroccan... Read More
January 14, 2013
The path from ancient China to information science might seem like a long one, but Ruth Mostern is walking it. Mostern, a history professor in the School of Social Sciences, Humanities and Arts, is joining a team that will use more than $... Read More