Researchers at the University of California, Merced, won a $5 million grant from the National Science Foundation (NSF) to study how biological matter like proteins or cells come together to perform specific tasks, effectively behaving as... Read More
Chess players from across the UC system— ranging from beginners to international masters — convened for the 2016 UC Chess Championship held April 23 at the Joseph Edward Gallo Recreation Center gymnasium.
The UC Merced Chess... Read More
Last fall, the Division of Student Affairs and the Office of Undergraduate Education launched an internship program with the goal of providing undergraduate students an opportunity to build experience and skills related to their career... Read More
Besides attending Clinton Global Initiative University (CGI U) with 1,200 other college students from around the world, UC Merced student Hoaithi Dang helped his team win the weekend’s “Code for Impact” event in... Read More
Considering the close ties between UC Merced and Yosemite National Park, it should be no surprise that several members of the campus community — including Chancellor Dorothy Leland — have been named Yosemite Centennial... Read More
Doctoral student Patricia Cabral, who studies adolescent health risk behaviors in the Psychological Sciences graduate group, recently won a highly-competitive Ford Foundation Predoctoral Fellowship — the first of... Read More
Most people probably don’t think about food when considering how to celebrate Earth Day.
But the UC Merced Student Sustainability Council wants to help people understand how what we eat and where it comes from is connected to... Read More
The drone research lab at the University of California, Merced, has catapulted the campus to the leading edge of the unmanned aircraft systems (UAS) field, and now the campus has been chosen as the new hub for UC systemwide policies,... Read More
Arturo Durazo, winner of this year’s UC Merced GradSLAM! competition, has a personal connection to his research.
The fifth-year Ph.D. candidate studies the psychological effects of debilitating illnesses. Most recently, he has been... Read More
Jessica “JaeJae” Julian (2010) and Marko Zivanovic (2014) are proving that giving back shortly after graduation can be possible.
During the campus’s Giving Tuesday fundraising efforts last December, Julian and... Read More