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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
November 4, 2011
  UC Merced men’s basketball coach John Sykes knows his Golden Bobcats will be challenged in their first varsity season, going up against universities with long-established programs and traditions and rosters full of experience... Read More
October 20, 2011
In conjunction with Homecoming weekend, UC Merced has announced the formation of the first-ever board of directors for its Alumni Association. Christopher Abrescy (’09), Uday Bali (’08), Josh Bolin (’07), Jason Castillo... Read More
September 30, 2011
Hundreds of UC Merced students are about to learn just how far they can stretch a drop of water. “UC Merced Water Battle 2011” begins Saturday, pitting students in the nine Valley Terrace residence halls against each other in... Read More
September 29, 2011
College is an adjustment. Over the span of a summer, high school seniors go from living under the watchful eye of parents to being full-fledged adults. Students have to manage their own money, time, living arrangements, health care and... Read More