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December 2, 2011
UC Merced can add another first to its list — dedicated space for an art gallery. The UC Merced Art Gallery is in the northeast corner of the Social Science and Management Building, which opened this semester. The room was designed... Read More
November 16, 2011
A group of UC Merced undergraduates was one of five teams honored during an awards dinner in Washington, D.C., earlier this month for submitting a winning proposal in a marketing competition. Last spring, the students — Joselyn... Read More
September 8, 2011
The Whiffenpoofs, Yale University's world-famous a cappella singing group, will make history when it performs this fall at the University of California, Merced. It will be the group's first visit to the San Joaquin Valley, and their first... Read More
September 7, 2011
Researchers with the University of California, San Francisco, and UC Merced will examine the effectiveness of state and local antismoking programs across the United States in an effort to make sure health authorities are able to use their... Read More
September 2, 2011
David Brantley isn’t a typical UC Merced student. He’s older by a few decades. He’s already built a career as a professional photographer. And he’s the patriarch of three generations of Brantleys on campus.... Read More
June 30, 2011
UC Merced students took to the floor of the California Senate last week, sitting in the seats of the legislators they have portrayed all summer as a part of their Government in Action course. The students considered bills on high-speed... 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 17, 2011
Ann Hinesley-Perez's original academic plans didn't involve law school — or even UC Merced. Hinesley-Perez was born and raised in Merced, but with UC Merced still in development, she left town in 2003 to pursue a... 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
June 2, 2011
Studying ancient remains, exploring caves, publishing books, leading workshops and presenting papers are just a handful of the things that will keep faculty busy this summer in the School of Social Sciences, Humanities and Arts. Though... Read More