MACES, the Merced nAnomaterials Center for Energy and Sensing, held its second annual open house on April 19, showcasing student research and highlighting the center’s connection to NASA.
The daylong event kicked off with remarks... Read More
When scientists at UC Merced seek to better understand California’s biodiversity, they turn to cutting-edge genomics. They also turn to their neighbors.
On a sunny Saturday in April, scientists joined forces with members of the... Read More
The UC Merced student chapter of the Society for Industrial and Applied Mathematics (SIAM) hosted the second annual Central Valley Regional SIAM Student Chapter Conference on April 7.
In only its second year, the conference attracted 85... Read More
After a fierce round of competition during the GradSlam! finals on April 13, environmental systems student Byran Fuhrmann emerged as UC Merced’s new GradSlam! campus champion.
For winning the competition — in which graduate... Read More
More than 120,000 young people ages 10 to 18 attempt suicide each year, and about 4,500 of those attempts are fatal. Suicide is the third leading cause of death among children ages 10-14 and the second among people 15 to 34 years old. More... Read More
The rapid pace of global change has large impacts on nature, and on the work conservation biologists will have before them, too.
From here on out, experts say, the fossil record is going to be critical to guide nature into the future.
A... Read More
Researchers at UC Solar have developed and tested an innovative solar thermal-powered process for turning the pomace, or byproduct, of vegetable and fruit processing into reusable products, potentially lowering food-processing plant costs... Read More
Two startup companies run by UC Merced alumni have taken big steps toward the kind of success many entrepreneurs can only hope for.
St. Vincent’s Solutions, which makes a humidifying respirator for premature babies, and Sweep Energy... Read More
In finding a way to see assemblies of the proteins that direct cyanobacterial circadian rhythms, or biological clocks, UC Merced biochemistry Professor Andy LiWang and his colleagues have done what no one else has been able to, despite... Read More
At just 12 years old, the graduate programs at the University of California, Merced, are already among the best in the nation, according to the U.S. News & World Report’s 2018 Best Graduate Schools rankings.
UC Merced’s... Read More