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September 20, 2016
More than 300 participants, including students, alumni, faculty and staff members and friends of the campus, gathered for the second annual UC Merced Journey 5K Fund Run earlier this month. First-year biological sciences major Guillermo Rivas, who is on the UC Merced men’s cross country team and is...
September 19, 2016
Three UC Merced researchers are connecting eye-tracking hardware with a robotic exoskeletal arm to further understand the mind-body connection and, someday, to help people with disabilities have better use of their limbs. A National Science Foundation Major Research Instrumentation (MRI) grant and...
September 15, 2016
UC Merced was ahead of the curve in 2009, when it created the Violence Prevention Program to combat sexual violence, dating and domestic violence, and stalking on campus and in the community just four years after opening its doors to students. The program later became the Campus Advocacy, Resources...
September 13, 2016
In just its 12th academic year, the University of California, Merced, has been named one of the best public universities in the nation by U.S. News & World Report. The news magazine’s 2017 Best Colleges rankings, released today, rate UC Merced No. 78 among public schools...
September 7, 2016
UC Merced Professor Gerardo Diaz is developing solar-powered water heating technology that could reduce the demand for natural gas in businesses and homes and lower the costs for business and homeowners. Soon he’ll be putting that technology to the test in Southern California. Through a nearly $1...
September 6, 2016
A week after being lauded by Washington Monthly in its rankings for social mobility and value, UC Merced today was named one of the Sierra Club’s “Cool Schools” for its commitment to sustainability. It’s the fourth time in the last five years that UC Merced has appeared in the rankings — each time...
September 6, 2016
A week after being lauded by Washington MonthlyOpens a New Window.  in its rankings for social mobility and value, UC Merced today was named one of the Sierra Club’s “Cool Schools”Opens a New Window.  for its commitment to sustainabilityOpens a...
August 31, 2016
A team of UC Merced engineering students — plus one from a nearby state university and two from a local high school — made progress this summer on prototypes of portable machines for diagnosing diseases while enhancing the breadth of their education at the same time. Mentored by Professor Anand...
August 30, 2016
The Washington Monthly College Guide lists UC Merced as No. 8 in its “Best Bang for the Buck: Western Colleges” list — one spot behind Stanford University — highlighting colleges in the Western U.S. that are doing the best job of helping students from low-income...
August 29, 2016
Looking back on his years as one of the first students at UC Merced, Vinh Vo remembers how the brand-new university served him not only as a student, but also by preparing him for graduate school and his current career as a dentist. Vo, who graduated in 2009 with a bachelor’s degree in biological...

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