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February 3, 2012
UC Merced is entering a significant new phase of construction, the likes of which the campus has not seen since before it opened in 2005. The construction projects will add nearly 270,000 gross square feet in the next two years, which... Read More
January 27, 2012
As a chemistry teacher at Golden Valley High School in 2004, Scott Seronello frequently told his students to keep working at their education and never give up their dreams. Then his students asked why he hadn’t done that himself. So he... Read More
January 12, 2012
The University of California, Merced, continues to see growing interest from prospective students, as witnessed by a 9.9 percent rise in applications over the 2011 academic year according to data released today by the UC Office of the... Read More
December 23, 2011
From spearheading canned food drives to collecting toys for underprivileged children, UC Merced students, staff and faculty are giving back this holiday season. A group of UC Merced students spent the week before Thanksgiving collecting... Read More
December 22, 2011
Students from eight San Joaquin Valley high schools are getting extra assistance in preparing for college, thanks to a federal grant received by the Center for Educational Partnerships (CEP) at the University of California, Merced. The... Read More
December 21, 2011
The bond between the San Joaquin Valley and the University of California, Merced, continues to strengthen. This past year, UC Merced's ongoing research endeavors produced new knowledge that serves the San Joaquin Valley's... Read More
December 5, 2011
As the Occupy social movement sweeps across the nation, UC Merced students, faculty and staff have planned a teach-in on campus from 12:30 to 4:30 p.m. Wednesday, Dec. 7 in an effort to assist the campus community to better understand the... Read More
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 25, 2011
As UC Merced grows, more and more top students are landing on campus, evidenced by an increase in recipients of one of the most prestigious scholarships offered by the UC system. This year, UC Merced has 30 Regents Scholars, more than in... Read More
November 20, 2011
The UC Merced men’s basketball team will attempt to follow the women’s volleyball team’s lead this weekend and earn a win in their first home contest at the NAIA level. The Golden Bobcats take on Fresno Pacific... Read More