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April 16, 2019
UC Merced’s Graduate Division will host its Grad Slam competition on April 18 with graduate scholars presenting on topics ranging from Valley Fever immune response and antibiotic resistance to computer vision and mathematical methods for thermal collection. This year’s competition started in March...
April 15, 2019
UC Merced is a research institution and while groundbreaking work is done in its labs, that doesn’t mean the arts aren’t thriving, too. For the past 10 years, the Write! Look! Listen! Series has been a vehicle for the university’s creative writing committee to encourage dialogue among creatives in...
April 9, 2019
Children who live near major roads are at higher risk for developmental delays because of traffic-related pollutants. That’s the major finding of a new study authored by UC Merced environmental epidemiology Professor Sandie Ha and colleagues. The study appears in the journal Environmental...
April 9, 2019
Each year, only two ASM International/SAMPE scholarships are awarded to students throughout northern California. This year, UC Merced junior John Misiaszek is one of them. Misiaszek conducts materials science and engineering research with Professor Yue (Jessica) Wang, and has received a...
April 4, 2019
Two of the state’s leading political figures will make their return to UC Merced to serve as keynote speakers at the university’s 14th commencement exercises in May. Jennifer Siebel Newsom, California’s First Partner, and Eleni Kounalakis, the state’s first female Lieutenant Governor, will address...
April 4, 2019
Join the UC Merced School of Natural Sciences, Department of Chemistry to celebrate the International Year of the Periodic Table (IYPT2019) with light refreshments at 4 p.m. on Friday, April 12th in the Pavilion, Room 104. Scientist Dmitri Mendeleev discovered the Periodic System in 1869. This year...
April 4, 2019
Join the UC Merced School of Natural Sciences, Department of Chemistry to celebrate the International Year of the Periodic Table (IYPT2019) with light refreshments at 4 p.m. on Friday, April 12th in the Pavilion, Room 104. Scientist Dmitri Mendeleev discovered the Periodic System in 1869. This year...
April 3, 2019
The Society for Industrial and Applied Mathematics (SIAM) has named Professor Juan Meza, former dean of the School of Natural Sciences at UC Merced, one of its distinguished fellows for 2019. SIAM said each of the 28 recipients was recognized for his or her exemplary research and outstanding...
April 1, 2019
The Interdisciplinary Humanities (IH) Graduate Group and UC Merced Graduate Division are co-hosting the sixth annual Interdisciplinary Humanities Graduate Student Conference (IH Grad Con) from April 4-6 at UC Merced. The event provides space for graduate-level networking, student presentations,...
April 1, 2019
William Shakespeare’s plays are meant to be enjoyed by a live, theater audience and there is no better place to experience The Bard than Yosemite National Park. For the third year, UC Merced is bringing Shakespeare’s wit and wisdom to audiences in a natural setting, similar to the forest that...

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