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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...
October 5, 2015
Current and prospective graduate students have new degree options at UC Merced, which recently received approval from the UC system and the WASC Senior College and University Commission for both master’s and doctoral degrees in sociology. Sociology students at UC Merced previously...
September 28, 2015
New fellowship opportunities are available to undergraduate and graduate students from underrepresented groups in science, technology, engineering and math (STEM) fields at UC Merced, thanks to the university’s recent acceptance as a member in the National GEM Consortium. GEM is a...
August 27, 2015
Gracy Mantoan is not what you would call a traditional graduate student — but her past experiences are precisely what drive her as she pursues a Ph.D. with the public health graduate group at UC Merced. In her native Brazil, Mantoan earned her degree in medicine from the University of...
August 19, 2015
With the 2016 presidential race already in full swing, political science graduate student Kayla Canelo’s research is particularly timely. This spring and summer, she designed and carried out a study that examines the effects of scandal on the public perception of political figures....
August 14, 2015
The International Graduate Student Orientation kicked off today with the Round the World Breakfast, featuring delicious fare cooked up by Chef Mitch Vanagten of UC Merced Dining Services. Incoming international graduate students enjoy the breakfast on Friday. The menu was created specifically...
August 12, 2015
Shuhuai Xiang has seen a lot of changes during his seven years at UC Merced — only some of which are the result of the chemical reactions he studies in his graduate research work with the chemistry and chemical biology group. In 2008, Xiang arrived from his home country of China to begin...
August 5, 2015
More than 340 students, advocates, school representatives, and administrators were at UC Merced on Saturday for the third annual UndocuGrads Conference. The one-day event was designed to address the unique challenges faced by undocumented students — some of whom are covered by Deferred Action...

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