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January 27, 2012
As a chemistry teacher at Golden Valley High School in 2004, Scott Seronello frequently told his students to keep working at their education and never give up their dreams. Then his students asked why he hadn’t done that himself. So he... Read More
January 24, 2012
A calculus course at UC Merced marks the first class to be offered through the University of California's online instruction project, with several more courses to be rolled out in early April. The program's inaugural course, which... Read More
January 23, 2012
Engineering Professor Ming-Hsuan Yang of the University of California, Merced, has been named a recipient of the National Science Foundation’s Faculty Early Career Development (CAREER) Award to further his work on improving visual tracking... Read More
January 19, 2012
A team of researchers at the University of California, Merced, has redesigned luminescent solar concentrators to be more efficient at sending sunlight to solar cells. The advancement could be an important breakthrough for solar energy... Read More
December 16, 2011
Roger Tseng was an undergraduate student studying molecular biology and biochemistry when he got his first opportunity to do research at UC Merced, working with Professor Benoit Dayrat researching the evolution of mollusks. Tseng found the... Read More
December 14, 2011
From improving the performance and efficiency of solar cells to using solar technology to speed up fruit drying, a wide array of topics were covered by distinguished scientists at the UC Solar Research Symposium at UC Merced on Dec. 9.... Read More
December 1, 2011
Growing up in the village of Juchipila in central Mexico, Jesus Luna knew exactly what he would do some day. “When I was 3 or 4 years old, I told my mom I would be a scientist,” Luna said. “I told her I would discover... Read More
November 25, 2011
As UC Merced grows, more and more top students are landing on campus, evidenced by an increase in recipients of one of the most prestigious scholarships offered by the UC system. This year, UC Merced has 30 Regents Scholars, more than in... Read More
November 23, 2011
Three UC Merced students who devoted the summer to research earned top awards for poster presentations at the national conference of SACNAS, a nonprofit organization dedicated to advancing Hispanics, Chicanos and Native Americans in... Read More
November 21, 2011 UC Merced physics major Alessandro Castelli uses lasers to hold and stretch cells and other tiny objects. Working alongside Professor Jay Sharping, Castelli takes what he's learning in the classroom and... Read More