Social Sciences

UC Merced Professor Eric Walle is part of a growing psychology group that includes experts with in health, quantitative and developmental psychology and affiliated faculty in public health and cognitive science.Infants...
Economists like Whalley want to know what kind of additional benefits universities create — the spillover effects of the new knowledge and discoveries.A $1 increase in university spending generates an 89 cent increase...
Two UC Merced graduate students will continue their research into world heritage with the support of prestigious Marie Curie Fellowships.
Former U.S. Undersecretary for the Department of Energy Kristina Johnson and Superior Court Judge Paul Lo will address the Class of 2014 .  The University of California, Merced, has selected CEO of Enduring...
Professor Nathan Monroe produced a study that shows UC Merced political science professors are frequently publishing with top journals and presses.UC Merced political science professors publish in leading journals and...
Emmanuel Villanueva, a junior from Fresno, is one of the four students in the Minority Access to Research Careers program.A dozen UC Merced undergraduates will gain an edge in their journey toward a career in...
Alumna Hillary Brown is headed to the University of Glasgow in Scotland for a year-long, master’s-level program in brain sciences.With UC Merced in her hometown, Hillary Brown had an easy commute to her college campus.
Columbian mammoths grew to be up to 13 feet tall and weigh 10 tons, according to the Denver Museum of Nature and Science. They roamed North America between 100,000 and 13,000 years ago.The youngest University of...
41 UC Merced undergraduates participate in sponsored research programs.   
Senior Alexandra Hamilton is spending her fall semester, which began this month, studying at the University of Cape Town in South Africa.UC Merced senior Alexandra Hamilton is spending five months at the University of...
Tony Belmontes and Kenneth Gibbs and alumnus Seena Zandipour (not pictured) have used their UC Merced education improve cycling safety and expand the overall experience.Three entrepreneurs with UC Merced roots are...
Professor Robin DeLugan's "Reimagining National Belonging" examines 21st century nation-building in a global context.Nation-states, as we know them, have been built and rebuilt since the 18th century.
Armanti Hardesty will pursue his teaching credential at Fresno Pacific University, a path that was aided by the campus's CalTeach/UC Science and Math Initiative.Armanti Hardesty is ready to join the next generation of...
Professor Kathleen Hull and undergraduate students examine tools from UC Merced's anthropology teaching laboratory.With a growing collection of artifacts and replicas, UC Merced's anthropology teaching laboratory gives...
More than 1,000 students will turn their tassels at commencement this weekend; most graduates in the campus’s history .  This year isn’t the first time Maxine Umeh-Garcia has walked across the commencement stage...
Senior sociology major Stephanie Toledo will be pursuing a master’s degree in public health at UC Davis.Stephanie Toledo didn't want anything to get in the way of her academic success when she arrived at UC Merced. The...
Management major Leanne McKenzie and economics major Mustafa Nawabzada are interning at the California State Assembly chief clerk’s office.Students Leanne McKenzie and Mustafa Nawabzada are getting an up-close look at...
"Paying for the Party" shows how a Midwest university accommodated the interests of socially oriented and out-of-state students to the detriment of students from less privileged backgrounds..   Many...