Parents, caregivers and community members in the Merced area have a new res
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UC Merced will host its third annual Symposium on the Child and Family on April 30, offering hours of talks by researchers on the theme of “The Developing Child in a Developing World.”
The symposium has grown throughout its three years, said co-organizer and Professor Jeff Gilger, and this year is no exception. Gilger said the topics that will be presented should be of particular interest to parents and educators throughout the region.
Many UC Merced faculty members will be speaking about their research, including:
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