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October 18, 2018
UC Merced has long served as an educational opportunity for undocumented students and their families. A new grant will ensure the university can help more scholars realize their academic, career and personal goals. UC Merced is one of 32 campuses that will receive support this academic year from...
October 18, 2018
UC Merced is part of a consortium of more than 40 institutions and organizations from the public and private sectors at the forefront of a national effort to increase the number of Hispanic students who participate in computing. The National Science Foundation’s Inclusion across the Nation of...
October 17, 2018
If you’re an American with Internet access, you’ve probably done it. You get a headache, a sniffle or a mystery bruise, and instead of seeing your doctor, you consult “Dr. Google.” According to some studies, more than 80 percent of Americans have used the Internet to “self-diagnose” health issues....
October 17, 2018
UC Merced’s polling station will be open Nov. 6 from 7 a.m. to 8 p.m. in the Alpine Room. This year, the on-campus polling station features a centralized satellite voting, which means anyone from any Merced County voting precinct can get his or her specific ballot at the on-campus site and vote. In...
October 16, 2018
Chemistry and chemical biology Professor Ryan Baxter recently became the campus’s 22nd recipient of the National Science Foundation’s (NSF) prestigious early CAREER awards for untenured faculty. The $647,000 he received from NSF will mostly go toward paying student research assistants and...
October 15, 2018
It’s that time of year again - time to show your Bobcat pride at UC Merced’s annual Homecoming celebration. Students, staff, faculty, alumni and the community are welcome to the two-day event, which will include a downtown block party for the first time. The event kicks off Friday at the Downtown...
October 11, 2018
UC Merced is part of a concerted effort to dramatically increase diversity in physics and astronomy over the next five years. The campus is one of nine University of California campuses and 15 California State University campuses awarded a $5 million grant from the National Science Foundation...
October 9, 2018
To further his fundamental research into solid oxide fuel cells and other high-temperature electrochemical energy systems, the National Science Foundation (NSF) awarded Professor Min Hwan Lee its prestigious Faculty Early Career Development (CAREER) Award. The grant brings the campus’s total to...
October 8, 2018
As UC Merced continues to lead the way in sustainability on university campuses, a new wrinkle has been added to the process of certifying buildings. Recently, the Science and Engineering 1 (SE1) building achieved gold certification under LEED Operations and Maintenance (LEED O & M) criteria....
October 8, 2018
UC Merced already strives to be the most sustainable and innovative research university. Now, a new initiative aspires to help the campus become one of healthiest — and students, staff and faculty members are invited to join the effort. On Thursday, Oct. 11, UC Merced and its nine sister campuses...

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