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UROC-H Accepting Applications for the Undergraduate Research in the Humanities Fellowship Program
UC Merced Takes Another Giant Leap in U.S. News Rankings
UC Merced Takes Another Giant Leap in U.S. News Rankings
UC Merced is ranked No. 1 in the nation for student outcomes, including No. 1 in outperforming expected graduation rates, and No. 7 overall for social mobility.
Columbian Mammoth Bones
Library Debuts New Exhibit
Mind and Body Join Robotics in New Research Project
Cognitive Science
Mind and Body Join Robotics in New Research Project
Shakespeare’s ‘Dream’ Delights Yosemite Visitors for Earth Day Weekend
Literatures and Languages
Shakespeare’s ‘Dream’ Delights Yosemite Visitors for Earth Day Weekend
Sociology Faculty, Students Gaining National Recognition
Sociology
Sociology Faculty, Students Gaining National Recognition
Psychological Sciences
Psychological Sciences
Gregg Camfield Named Executive Vice Chancellor and Provost
SSHA Faculty Member Named Executive Vice Chancellor and Provost
Rigoberta Menchú Tum Celebrated as 12th Spendlove Prize Recipient
2018 Spendlove Prize Recipient: Rigoberta Menchú Tum
Tessa Provins - Merced Native and Ph.D. Grad Lands Faculty Position at Pitt

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December 11, 2019
UC Merced helps local families each year through the 'A Home for the Holidays' campaign. Participants select a wish list from a local family and then turn in the gift-wrapped items, which...
Rufus the Bobcat and the UC Merced campus community rung in the holiday season at the Beginnings lighting and food drive last week.
December 11, 2019

UC Merced’s iconic Beginnings sculpture represents arms reaching out to embrace students as they embark on a higher education journey filled with wonder, excitement and joy. Those same feelings...

Jessica Anderson will give the commencement address on Sunday, Dec. 15.
December 10, 2019
Jessica Anderson, a graduate of UC Merced's Class of 2010, will be the featured speaker at fall commencement on Sunday, Dec. 15. Anderson, who grew up in San Diego, earned her B.S. in mechanical...
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The Alice and Clifford Spendlove Prize in Social Justice, Diplomacy and Tolerance was established at UC Merced in 2006 to honor a scholar, author, artist, or citizen who exemplifies in their work, the delivery of social justice, diplomacy and tolerance in the diverse local and global society.

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Arts UC Merced Presents is a performance series open to UC Merced students, faculty and staff as well as the community of Merced featuring quality professional artists in range of programming that fulfills its mission to not only entertain but also educate and enrich.

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