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February 10, 2016
Professor Victor Muñoz's novel approach to advancing biomedical research has earned him the campus’s first prestigious Keck Award, including $1 million over the next five years.   The University of California, Merced, professor was chosen by the W.M. Keck Foundation, which...
January 21, 2016
UC Merced Graduate Division’s second Dissertation Boot Camp — a weeklong intensive writing program for graduate students — successfully wrapped up last week, and participants agreed the experience was an extremely positive one. Twenty students from five graduate groups...
January 7, 2016
The UC Merced Graduate Division has awarded the inaugural $1,000 Hatano Cognitive Development Research Fellowship to cognitive and information sciences graduate student Drew Abney. Abney was chosen from a group of highly qualified applicants by a committee made up of faculty members from the...
December 16, 2015
Every week, Bridget Martinez spends some time thinking about her goals. Then she makes a list — not just detailing the things she needs to do that week, but also outlining her long-term plans. “It’s a habit I’ve gotten into,” she said. “It keeps me motivated....
December 9, 2015
Many species of trees and plants have begun migrating as the climate changes, but some, like California’s giant coastal redwoods, can’t just pick up and move. The proximity of the ocean, which has unique effects on temperature and climate, makes it challenging to predict what the...
December 7, 2015
UC Merced graduate alumna Beth Hernandez-Jason and Professor Manuel M. Martín-Rodríguez have teamed up to create a compilation of essays devoted to the works of author John Rechy. “The Textual Outlaw: Reading John Rechy in the 21st Century” is the first ever compilation of critical...
November 19, 2015
The University of California, Merced, today received approval from the UC Board of Regents for its proposal to double the physical capacity of the campus by 2020. This formal approval authorizes the campus to move to the Request for Proposals (RFP) phase of its development plan, known as the...
November 16, 2015
Four graduate students from diverse disciplines have been named Dan David Solar Fellows through the University of California Advanced Solar Technologies Institute (UC Solar), headquartered at UC Merced. From left to right: Graduate students Christine Hoffman, Melissa Ricketts, Professor...
November 12, 2015
The UC Merced Graduate Division is pleased to congratulate Applied Mathematics graduate student Mario Banuelos, who won the certificate for Best Graduate Oral Presentation in Applied Mathematics at the 2015 Society for Advancement of Chicanos/Hispanics and Native Americans in Science (SACNAS)...
October 20, 2015
The University of California, Merced, just became part of a massive, five-year, multi-million-dollar international research consortium that tackles water-related aspects of energy production and use. The campus will receive $1.5 million of the $50 million grant that will form the Clean Energy...

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