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Quick Facts:  UC Merced is one of three UC campuses to receive the Carnegie Foundation Classification for Community Engagement, joining UCLA and UC Davis. The classification recognizes universities that work with communities toward academic and public goals. UC Merced highlighted...
“Start something new” could be the unofficial motto of UC Merced. Even in our 10th academic year, many opportunities for innovation still exist on campus.   Armando Lomeli, a senior from Los Banos, wouldn’t have it any other way.  As a psychologyOpens a new window...
A group of students in the most recent School of Engineering capstone design course at the University of California, Merced, devised a sweet solution to a local farm’s harvesting problem – one that is reaping long-term benefits for the farm and the students.   Team members D&...
For the University of California, Merced, students in this year’s nanoBIO internships and research program, working with something extremely small could have huge implications.   “I had no idea nanotechnology could have so many applications in biology,” said John Harvey...
As part of the University of California Global Food Initiative, 54 students — including six from UC Merced—have been awarded fellowshipsOpens a new window to fund projects that will address issues ranging from community gardens and food pantries to urban agriculture and food waste....
Lorraine Sturdevant always wanted to explore other countries, but finances were always an obstacle.   But winning a Benjamin A. Gilman International ScholarshipOpens a new window allowed her to take her first journey outside North America. She spent the summer studying in Thailand, an...
Jefferson Kuoch-Seng is now the official voice for the University of California’s roughly 240,000 students — the first UC Merced student ever to serve in that role.   In August, Kuoch-Seng was elected president of the University of California Student AssociationOpens a new window...
Most UC Merced students have the desire to help shape the university — whether it’s the culture or the curriculum. Rocco Bowman was no different.   Bowman is the co-founder of the Undergraduate Historical JournalOpens a new window and served as its inaugural chief editor. The...
UC Merced has made a name for itself by giving undergraduates the opportunity to engage in research early in their academic careers. Nothing showcases that commitment better than the campus’s collaborative summer research program, which culminated last week with a symposium where they...
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