UC Merced Professor Gerardo Diaz is developing solar-powered water heating technology that could reduce the demand for natural gas in businesses and homes and lower the costs for business and homeowners.
Soon he’ll be putting that... Read More
A team of UC Merced engineering students — plus one from a nearby state university and two from a local high school — made progress this summer on prototypes of portable machines for diagnosing diseases while enhancing the... Read More
Looking back on his years as one of the first students at UC Merced, Vinh Vo remembers how the brand-new university served him not only as a student, but also by preparing him for graduate school and his current career as a dentist.
Vo,... Read More
Ke-Myrion Anderson had never set foot on college campus before he spent a week at UC Merced in July.
The Fresno eighth-grader was one of 150 students from across California who were invited to live and learn at the university as part of... Read More
Faculty members from the Electrical Engineering and Computer Science, Chemistry and Chemical Biology and Mechanical Engineering groups are forming the newest research center at UC Merced, seeking the best ways to conduct high-performance... Read More
When she began her journey at UC Merced, Sheena Truong had the future planned out. She’d graduate, go to dental school and become an orthodontist. But Merced had more to offer — and in a roundabout way, it became her... Read More
One of the most stunning sights in Yosemite National Park has nothing to do with granite. It’s the night sky, Milky Way and all.
But light pollution within the park can diminish that experience for visitors as well as change the... Read More
A science literacy nonprofit created by UC Merced students is gaining an international foothold with planned expansion into classrooms in Ecuador.
Growth is nothing new for BEAT — short for Biology, Engineering, Agriculture and... Read More
Researchers at UC Merced are making a big deal out of a piece of equipment that lets them look at really tiny things. And they should — the new Zeiss Gemini SEM 500 scanning electron microscope is the first of its kind installed in... Read More
One of the campus’s newest professors is teaching one of its newest classes on one of the world’s oldest subjects: dinosaurs.
But there’s much more to Professor Justin Yeakel’s Natural History of Dinosaurs class... Read More