Three grants totaling more than $3.6 million from the U.S. Department of Education will help UC Merced’s Center for Educational Partnerships (CEP) continue its Talent Search program, which helps high school students from... Read More
UC Merced student Stephanie Maldonado was excited when she earned a slot in the University of California’s public service internship program in Washington, D.C., this fall — then came the financial reality check.
Maldonado, a... 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
Undergraduate humanities students at the University of California, Merced, will gain valuable research opportunities and support for their transitions into graduate studies and scholarly careers, thanks to a new program that will serve 60... Read More
The American Academy of Arts & Sciences has awarded its prestigious May Sarton Prize for Poetry to Vanesha Pravin, a lecturer in UC Merced’s Merritt Writing Program.
The award, considered one of the top national prizes in... Read More
UC Merced students will offer a window into race and racism through a unique theater presentation both on campus and in the Merced community on June 30.
Sponsored by the university’s Center for the Humanities and School of Social... Read More
In a collaborative study by the University of California, Merced, the University of Oklahoma, the University of Chicago and Uppsala University in Sweden, researchers conduct the first ancient DNA investigation of the Himalayan arc,... Read More
When Nikko Da Paz decided to go to graduate school, she didn’t limit herself to one degree — or even one campus.
The mother of two young children with autism enrolled at UC Merced in 2011, and in May she became the university... Read More
This weekend, more than 900 degree candidates are expected to take part in the 11th commencement ceremonies at University of California, Merced, and commemorate the hard work that led to their momentous day.
“Commencement marks a... Read More
Thousands of Merced County schoolchildren will be introduced to the wonders of opera this month during the latest entry in the long-running Children’s Opera series at UC Merced.
Co-produced by UC Merced lecturer and singer Jenni... Read More