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04/05/2017
Join renowned artist Dwight Wigley and create your own piece of a community art project. As part of the annual Merced Art Hop, everyone is invited to paint tiles that will be placed into a structure designed by Wigley to create a collective work of art. Each contributor will be...
Professor Sidra Goldman-Mellor
04/03/2017
More than 120,000 young people ages 10 to 18 attempt suicide each year, and about 4,500 of those attempts are fatal. Suicide is the third leading cause of death among children ages 10-14 and the second among people 15 to 34 years old. More people die from suicide each year than from breast cancer...
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03/29/2017
UC Merced Professor Jeffrey Gilger is an integral part of a new intercampus effort to understand and reduce education-related risks in California’s young English-language learners. Funding for the three-year project comes from the University of California Office of the...
UC Merced has earned LEED platinum certification for Classroom and Office Building 2.
03/23/2017
Ten years after receiving its first Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design (LEED) certification from the U.S. Green Building Council (USGBC), UC Merced has earned platinum certification for Classroom and Office Building 2 (COB2). UC Merced remains the only campus in the nation with all...
03/02/2017
It’s time for the annual celebration of one of the main missions of UC Merced, along with education and public service — research. From March 6-10, people on and off campus can get an up-close look at how UC Merced research fosters the development of students and faculty and...
Susana Ramirez and her students are working to improve public health in the region.
02/22/2017
It might come as a surprise that, in a region where agriculture is so prevalent, many people in the San Joaquin Valley cannot afford fresh, quality produce or live too far from grocery stores, farmers markets and other sources. A recent study from UC Merced public health Professor Susana...
Professor Nancy Burke is a medical anthropologist.
02/13/2017
The depth and breadth of post-diagnosis care for cancer patients often depends on the resources available to them. But a new paper in the journal PLoS One Opens a New Window.by UC Merced Professor Nancy Burke shows that care — and how effective it is — also...
Professor Rose Scott
02/08/2017
Infants as young as 20 months of age expect adults to display surprise when discovering a false belief, according to a new study from UC Merced Professor Rose Scott Opens a New Window.. Previous research suggested that children younger than 4 years old could not recognize when people...
Olga Diego in 2013 with her "Tattooed Giant" interactive exhibition in Spain. Photo by Juanma Lopez.
01/19/2017
Spanish artist Olga Diego blends the concepts of art and engineering into the magic of flight. This semester, Diego is bringing her creativity and expertise to UC Merced as the campus’s newest artist-in-residence and lecturer. Diego, known partly for her playful and often-oversized...
Rick Dale
01/13/2017
UC Merced Professor Rick DaleOpens a New Window. is a recipient of the Federation of Associations in Behavioral & Brain Sciences (FABBSOpens a New Window.) Early Career Impact Award from the Society for Computers in Psychology. Dale, a cognitive scientist in the...

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