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Our faculty are teachers, but they are also researchers who are dedicated to the advancement and sharing of knowledge within their fields and around the world. Research takes place on and around campus, in the nearby Sierra Nevada, including Yosemite National Park, throughout the San Joaquin Valley, around the state and across the globe in such places as Belize, Turkey, Tibet and Cuba.


Juneteenth, also known as Freedom Day and Jubilee Day, was first celebrated on June 19, 1866 as an annual event to commemorate the abolition of slavery in the United States. It has, for 154 years, invited Americans to remember our 401-year commitment to freedom and equality, while reminding us of the precariousness of Black freedom. If we reflect more deeply, Juneteenth calls upon us to consider the many contributions that African Americans have made to this country...

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Dr. Catalina Amuedo-Dorantes is professor of economics at University of California, Merced, a Research Fellow at CReAM, FEDEA, GLO and... Read More

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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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July 8, 2020

UC Merced graduate students Anabel Castillo, Veronica Lerma and Sammy Villa are recipients of the University of California’s inaugural President’s Pre-Professoriate Fellowship (PPPF). The UC Office...

July 2, 2020

The Merced nAnomaterials Center for Energy and Sensing (MACES) —UC Merced’s NASA-funded center for nanomaterials-based research and education — has received a two-year, $1.8 million renewal from the...

July 1, 2020

Every Fourth of July, the Carnegie Corporation of New York honors the legacy of its founder Andrew Carnegie, by recognizing an extraordinary group of immigrants, who are now naturalized American...