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April 8, 2011
Now in its second year, UC Merced's student-run Earth Week celebration is growing and evolving. Organized by junior Diana Franklin — the Associated Students of UC Merced's Commissioner of Sustainability — the five-day fete will begin with... Read More
April 7, 2011
Mónica Medina, a biology professor in the School of Natural Sciences at the University of California, Merced, has been awarded the prestigious Guggenheim Fellowship, the John Simon Guggenheim Memorial Foundation announced today. Medina is... Read More
March 9, 2011
From California's Sierra foothills to Sweden's Tyresta forest, the problems facing the world's national parks and reserved lands are immense and require a new way of thinking. Park leaders from across the globe are being... Read More
March 3, 2011
More than half of the water used in California for farming and drinking and other everyday uses comes by way of runoff from the Sierra Nevada, and gauging the amount of snow there and predicting how much runoff there will be is an annual... Read More
January 18, 2011
The University of California, Merced, will receive $600,000 in technical assistance from the U.S. Department of Energy as part of the Commercial Building Partnerships program, which is designed to accelerate the deployment of cost-... Read More
December 23, 2010
There is no factor in a building that uses up more energy at a greater cost than heating, ventilation and air conditioning (HVAC). Yet HVAC systems do not take advantage of technology that could make them much more efficient, according to... Read More
December 20, 2010
The prolonged, extensive emission of greenhouse gases over the next several decades could have significant impacts on ocean life, according to a study by UC Merced marine biologist Michael Beman. Increases in carbon dioxide emissions —... Read More
December 14, 2010
Researchers at the University of California, Merced, have devoted years of hard work to finding solutions to some of the world's most challenging problems. The campus' Office of Research has released a publication that showcases many of... Read More
December 10, 2010
Three UC Merced alumni — two from Southern California and one from Ohio — are working toward starting a business and making a difference right here in the San Joaquin Valley. Heather Poiry, Kevin Balkoski and Kevin Rico have started a... Read More

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