Besides attending Clinton Global Initiative University (CGI U) with 1,200 other college students from around
UC Merced Professor Nicola Lercari is leading an effort to preserve, through 3-D renderings, the deteriorating ghost town of Bodie.
Thanks to $60,000 in seed funding from the Center for Information Technology Research in the Interest of Society (CITRIS), Lercari and his team will be continuing and expanding the project for another year.
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:
Jessica “JaeJae” Julian (2010) and Marko Zivanovic (2014) are proving that giving back shortly after graduation can be possible.