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The environment affects the way genetic populations move, and similar environments likely play a bigger role in how a species develops than does geographic distance. Those are just two of the discoveries Professor...
UC Merced students are now using some of the latest and most popular Microsoft Office applications without having to dig into their wallets.
"Perplexed," by Nereyda Martinez can be seen in the UC Merced Art Gallery. UC Merced artists will showcase their talent during the campus’s annual Bobcat Art Show, which starts its month-long run Monday in...
The center is bringing Yale University Professor James Scott to campus for its first "Distinguished Lecture in the Humanities."The UC Merced Center for the Humanities has turned the world upside down.
TaNayiah Bryels didn’t get the lead role of Mary in her first-grade Christmas pageant, but it did spark a lifelong interest in theater.
UC Merced Professor Kara McCloskey was recently awarded a highly competitive $500,000 grant to continue tackling significant, unresolved issues in human stem cell biology, as part of an effort to enhance stem-cell...
Graduate school is a constant state of discovery, something UC Merced alumna Jackie Shay credits for her current passion: fungus.
California’s drought is a major topic, including on the UC Merced campus.   It will be among the subjects explored during this year’s Research Week, from March 10 through 14. The annual event includes a brunch...
Graduate student David Vinson, left, and Professor Rick Dale studied a dataset that contains roughly 330,000 reviews of more than 15,000 businesses. People’s attitudes could affect the amount of information they share...
SpARC manager Erin Mutch recently talked about the importance of GIS to a group of high school students. Like many children on long car trips, Erin Mutch often asked "Where are we?" But instead of telling her, Mutch’s...
Along with 11 other elite campuses, UC Merced’s engineering program will participate in a two-year program to benefit undergraduate students and the San Joaquin Valley..  University of California, Merced, was...
Two UC Merced graduate students will continue their research into world heritage with the support of prestigious Marie Curie Fellowships.
The heat generated by smartphones and other electronic devices could be harnessed to also power them, according to compelling research out of the University of California, Merced. Physics Professor Michael Scheibner’s...
Amrine’s contribution to UC Merced quickly went beyond the laboratory — she was elected to serve as the Campus Affairs Officer for the Graduate Student Association, a post she held for two years. Katherine Amrine...
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...
The International Conference on the Black Arts Movement and Legacies will be held on March 1 and 2 on campus.  Scholarly panels, poetry, art, theatre presentations and workshops on a wide variety of topics from the...
In its inaugural intercollegiate season, the UC Merced men’s soccer team showed plenty of promise by defeating the eventual conference champions and producing the California Pacific Conference freshman player of the...
The protected land adjoining the northeast corner of campus is officially part of the UC Natural Reserve System now that the UC Board of Regents gave the proposed reserve final approval today at its January meeting....
A day off meant a day of service for some UC Merced students and staff and faculty members who volunteered to help spruce up Luther Burbank Elementary School in Merced as part of the 2014 Martin Luther King Jr....
Newest UC campus anticipates most talented and diverse class in the campus’s history next fall.  As the 10th campus in the UC system approaches the start of its 10th academic year, the University of California,...