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April 17, 2017
Chris Fradkin, a UC Merced lecturer and alumnus, is heading to Brazil in search of “lost science.” The term, first coined in 1995 in a Scientific American article by W. Wayt Gibbs, refers to the untold amount of viable... Read More
April 12, 2017
Rather than a brain-drain, the 13-country European Union (EU) expansion initiated more than a decade ago triggered a brain-reconfiguration — the rising circulation of knowledge through the increased mobility of highly skilled workers... Read More
April 11, 2017
UC Merced Cheer Team
UC Merced’s Cheer Team traveled to Anaheim last month to compete alongside 11 other teams in the 2017 USA Collegiate Championships, placing second in the Four-Year Large Coed division.        ... Read More
April 10, 2017
In partnership with the National Park Service and the University of Warwick (U.K.), the University of California, Merced, will produce “Shakespeare in Yosemite,” featuring local and student actors performing excerpts from... Read More
April 3, 2017
Students and others can participate in the Clothesline Project by writing personal messages relating to sexual assault and prevention on T-shirts.
April marks Sexual Assault Awareness Month (SAAM) on campus and across the nation. A series of events hosted by UC Merced’s Campus Advocacy, Resources and Education (CARE) Office. give campus community members opportunities to... Read More
April 3, 2017
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
March 29, 2017
UC Merced Professor Jeffrey Gilger is an integral part of a new intercampus effort to understand and reduce education-related risks in California’s young English-language learners. Funding for the three-year project comes from the... Read More
March 22, 2017
Pride Week 2017 is April 3-9.
Lambda Alliance, in collaboration with other campus units, offices and departments, will host UC Merced’s annual Pride Week program celebrating LGBTQ+ identity and culture. From April 3-9, students and staff and faculty members are... Read More
March 14, 2017
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
March 13, 2017
As agriculture and food production achieve greater high-tech heights and resources such as water become more scarce, the country will increasingly depend on innovative solutions from its brightest minds. A new initiative at UC Merced aims... Read More

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