The UC Merced campus is getting greener and earning gold as it does — gold ratings, that is.
UC Merced improved its rating through the Association for the Advancement of Sustainability in Higher Education’s Sustainability... Read More
Last fall, the Division of Student Affairs and the Office of Undergraduate Education launched an internship program with the goal of providing undergraduate students an opportunity to build experience and skills related to their career... Read More
Besides attending Clinton Global Initiative University (CGI U) with 1,200 other college students from around the world, UC Merced student Hoaithi Dang helped his team win the weekend’s “Code for Impact” event in... Read More
Most people probably don’t think about food when considering how to celebrate Earth Day.
But the UC Merced Student Sustainability Council wants to help people understand how what we eat and where it comes from is connected to... Read More
Professor Michael Beman, with the School of Natural Sciences, became the 13th faculty member to win a National Science Foundation (NSF) Faculty Early Career Development (CAREER) award since the campus opened.
The grant provides nearly $... Read More
If you want to understand how plant populations will respond as the climate changes, just examine the plants in different locations.
That’s one of the conclusions drawn by UC Merced School of Natural Sciences Professor Jason Sexton... Read More
Professor Carolin Frank’s research into the nitrogen-fixing properties of bacteria inside the needles of some high-elevation pine trees is the topic of a new paper in the journal New Phytologist.
Frank, with the School of Natural... Read More
An increased gift from longtime campus partner Wells Fargo is allowing more engineering students at the University of California, Merced, to focus on solutions to problems related to water, energy and food.
Wells Fargo awarded its Clean... Read More
Graduate student Sabah Ul-Hasan translated her love of science into four separate college degrees. She holds bachelor’s degrees in biology, chemistry, and environmental and sustainability studies, and a master’s in biochemistry... Read More
Many studies have shown that raising cattle and pigs for food is hard on the environment, and fish has long been considered a better alternative.
But the work of UC Merced graduate student Brandi McKuin indicates that because of emissions... Read More