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Ph.D. alumna Maxine Umeh-Garcia
Alumna Credits UC Merced for Inspiring Her Interest in Cancer Research
Maxine Umeh-Garcia is researching triple-negative breast cancer in the Department of Neurosurgery at Stanford University.
Competitive Edge Summer Bridge 2022 cohort with mentors and staff
Graduate Summer Bridge Program Recognized as a ‘Program to Watch’
Competitive Edge Summer Bridge program for incoming Ph.D. students was identified as a Program to Watch by Excelencia in Education.
Sociology Ph.D. student Jullanar Williams
Four Ph.D. Students Awarded Chancellor’s Fellowship for Inclusive Excellence
UC Merced has awarded its second cohort of Chancellor’s Fellowship for Inclusive Excellence to four incoming Ph.D. students.
Grad student Sarah Downs
DOD Fellowship Helps Grad Student Advance Machine Learning Research
Applied Mathematics Ph.D. student Sarah Downs' researches machine learning and optimization.
Hrant P. Hratchian now leads UC Merced's Graduate Division.
Hratchian Takes the Helm as Graduate Dean, Shares Vision
The new dean has hit the ground running, meeting with grad students, staff and leadership to learn about the areas where the Division is doing well and looking for places to improve.
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Professor Stephanie Woo, left, and graduate student Leesa Strasser are trying to unlock the mechanics of endodermal cells.
February 1, 2023

The National Science Foundation (NSF) has given Professor Stephanie Woo the CAREER award to help her delve into congenital birth defects by looking at the embryonic cells of zebrafish. Woo is the...

Bear Creek in Merced rose above flood level after storms pummeled the area in January 2023.
January 30, 2023

In the wake of record-breaking rain and snow this winter, experts have cautioned that despite the deluge, California remains in a drought. The United States Drought Monitor shows much of California...

A solar project at a Merced dairy provides heated water around the clock.
January 24, 2023

A company started by UC Merced founding faculty member Roland Winston - and staffed by alumni - is looking for partners for some exciting solar projects. And the government could cover the costs....