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In collaboration with the Office of Admissions, the Office of Undergraduate Education sponsored a High Achieving Student Luncheon on Bobcat Day 2017. Participants met faculty members and heard about research and opportunities for engagement as an undergraduate students. The luncheon was...
With generous support from the Office of the President, UC Merced will be offering  no-cost LSAT and GRE Preparation courses through Princeton Review. The program is intended to help remove barriers to eligible upper division students considering graduate school. Participants...
  UC Merced Awarded $500K for Undergrad Research, Support The Andrew W. Mellon Foundation grant will create a humanities-based expansion of the Undergraduate Research Opportunities Center, serving 60 students over three years. By James Leonard, University Communications  MERCED,...
For our first UCDC Alumni Spotlight and throwback, we have senior Tomás Perez who participated in the UCDC program Fall 2015! Major: Political Science  Internship: The Campaign for Youth Justice -- a non-profit focused entirely on ending the practice of prosecuting, sentencing, and...
The dream became reality Tuesday night, when the UC Merced women's basketball team knocked off La Sierra University 53-43 to capture the first team championship in school history.   The Bobcats' stifling defense was again the catalyst in the victory, as they held La Sierra to...
UC Merced students have a new resource on campus as they navigate the often tricky world of food and nutrition.   Jennifer Hobbs just completed her first year as the registered dietitian with Student Health ServicesOpens a new window. There, she sees and advises students on nutrition and...
Wells Fargo’s Clean Technology and Innovation grant is part of a focused effort to support technology advancements for a clean energy future.   UC Merced’s School of Engineering will use the money for the Water, Energy, Food Challenge — a student-led competition in which...
In the fall semester, UC Merced Senior Lecturer Virginia Adán-Lifante offered extra credit to students who volunteered to translate a portion of the Valley Crisis Center website into Spanish.   The opportunity reflected Adán-Lifante’s longstanding commitment to service learning. And on...
For survivors of sexual assault and related offenses, simply determining where to go for help can seem overwhelming.   Since 2010, UC Merced’s campus advocate has offered free and confidential services to students, faculty and staff who are survivors of or have questions about sexual...
Quick Facts:  Undergraduate applications to enroll in Fall 2015 reached new high of 19,932. UC Merced saw a 14 percent increase in freshman and transfer applications – the highest percentage in the UC system. The demographics of the Class of 2019 applicant pool remain diverse, as...

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