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August 15, 2011
Spencer Castro is moving from one of the nation's most established research universities and most successful athletics programs to one building its reputation in both regards. He's also coming home, or close to it. Castro, 22, who... Read More
August 9, 2011
A relatively simple combination of naturally occurring sugars and amino acids offers a plausible route to the building blocks of life, according to a paper published in Nature Chemistry co-authored by a professor at the University of... Read More
July 29, 2011
</p> <p>Fourth-generation San Joaquin Valley resident Kelly Fujikawa always planned to practice medicine in the San Joaquin Valley.</p> <p>The UC Merced San Joaquin Valley Program... Read More
July 22, 2011
Most of us know we should eat right and exercise, but few do. With busy job schedules, family demands and hectic social calendars, working out often seems impossible to work in. But finding time for fitness reaps great rewards,... Read More
July 19, 2011
The University of California, Merced, and UC Davis School of Medicine announced today the first cohort of students who are expected to enroll this fall in the UC Merced San Joaquin Valley Program in Medical Education (PRIME). The two... Read More
June 27, 2011
The opening of a major urban rail system in Taiwan caused a meaningful reduction in air pollution, according to a forthcoming study by two professors at the University of California, Merced. "Despite the importance of the transportation... Read More
June 13, 2011
Self-identified social smokers are less likely to try to quit and to avoid smoking for more than a month, according to a national study in the American Journal of Public Health conducted by professors at the University of California,... Read More
May 26, 2011
UC Merced may still be a young campus, but that doesn't prevent its students from striving for audacious goals. One enterprising group of students aspires to change the face of how diabetes is managed in the Merced area. The local... Read More
April 15, 2011
Andrea Mercado has a knack for finding opportunity. She left her hometown of Lake Arrowhead in Southern California for college in Seattle, but a year later, her horizons opened up in a different direction. "I transferred to UC Merced my... Read More
April 12, 2011
Research Week, the annual celebration of faculty and student research at the University of California, Merced, returns this month with a student research poster competition and a number of lectures and symposia. Research Week's... Read More