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April 8, 2011
Now in its second year, UC Merced's student-run Earth Week celebration is growing and evolving. Organized by junior Diana Franklin — the Associated Students of UC Merced's Commissioner of Sustainability — the five-day fete will begin with... Read More
April 3, 2011
If there was any question whether UC Merced was ready to take its sports teams to a higher competitive level, the women's volleyball club team has proved it this year. When senior Kayla Taylor first joined the team as a freshman,... Read More
March 18, 2011
Six UC Merced students are showing their passion for serving the community by tutoring a group of Merced High School students who are in danger of failing a key exit exam. The group was organized by world history major... Read More
March 11, 2011
Unlike many other schools, UC Merced allows freshman students to enter with a major of "engineering - undeclared." For Matt Nelson, now looking back on his freshman year more than five years down the line, the option proved a... Read More
February 25, 2011
Junior Aki Chambers has been there for every stage of men's basketball at UC Merced. He played intramural basketball as a freshman, then started the men's club team with fellow student Daniel Castillo. This fall, he'll... Read More
February 23, 2011
When Kirsten Brown took on the task of coming up with a major community benefit event - one of her main duties as treasurer of the Greek LifeFraternity and Sorority Council at UC Merced - she put the pieces together quickly. "The... Read More
February 8, 2011
Any law school applicant knows it's challenging to stand out from the crowd. A group of UC Merced students are preparing for future careers and building experience that sets them apart. With their advisor, visiting professor Mark... Read More
February 3, 2011
Whether it's through art, film, literature, education, civil rights, food, or music, events planned for the month of February are a way to commemorate Black History Month and celebrate the achievements and contributions of black... Read More
February 3, 2011
$250,000 donation to the university will help make higher education a reality Quick Facts The Wells Fargo Foundation has donated $250,000 to UC Merced for scholarships, bringing the foundation's total support of the campus... Read More
January 21, 2011
A group of female students at UC Merced are determined to show that their college home is more cosmopolitan than many others might think. And they're doing it through fashion, with a plan to benefit neighbors in need. The American... Read More