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11/28/2016
Every French fry, gnocchi, tater tot and order of hash browns humans have eaten in the past 5,000 years can be traced back to one place in the world — northwestern Bolivia and southern Peru. A paper by UC Merced Professor Mark Aldenderfer and Assistant Project Scientist...
11/23/2016
Imagine being able to explore the newly discovered hidden chambers in the Great Pyramid of Giza or microstructures within the human brain, to work on big-data projects with CERN or participate with performers in Australia — all without ever leaving Merced. It’s now possible to...
11/17/2016
During this year’s Giving Tuesday — an international day of giving held each year on the first Tuesday after Thanksgiving — UC Merced will honor Professor Will Shadish with a new graduate student fellowship fund. On Nov. 29, donors can direct their gifts to the Will...
10/20/2016
Four UC Merced graduate students got a rare opportunity to establish and strengthen relationships between the campus and the National Autonomous University of Honduras (UNAH) this summer. The students — Danielle Bermudez, Maria Mora, Rodolfo Rodriguez and Alejandro Zermeño —...
10/12/2016
UC Merced will honor Anita HillOpens a New Window. as the 10th recipient of the Alice and Clifford Spendlove Prize in Social Justice, Diplomacy and Tolerance in an Oct. 24 ceremony at the Art Kamangar Center at the Merced Theatre. The ceremony begins at 6 p.m. and is open to the...
09/29/2016
The Global Arts Studies ProgramOpens a New Window. (GASP) at UC Merced will present a series of lectures to connect the Merced community with the research and artistic activities taking place on campus. Music Professor Jayson Beaster-Jones, who organized the series, will give the...
09/27/2016
Three grants totaling more than $3.6 million from the U.S. Department of Education will help UC Merced’s Center for Educational PartnershipsOpens a New Window. (CEP) continue its Talent Search program, which helps high school students from disadvantaged backgrounds pursue...
09/23/2016
UC Merced student Stephanie Maldonado was excited when she earned a slot in the University of California’s public service internship program in Washington, D.C., this fall — then came the financial reality check. Maldonado, a third-year political science major from the San...
09/21/2016
The National Science Foundation awarded the campus two of 30 research training grants for graduate students — particularly those from underserved populations — in computational sciences. Quick Facts:  Computational sciences and big-data analysis are areas...
09/19/2016
Three UC Merced researchers are connecting eye-tracking hardware with a robotic exoskeletal arm to further understand the mind-body connection and, someday, to help people with disabilities have better use of their limbs. A National Science Foundation Major Research Instrumentation (MRI)...

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