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March 15, 2019
UC Merced honored nearly 200 employees for their loyalty to the university and higher education at the annual Celebrating Service breakfast earlier this week. Those honored each received a crystal award with milestone markers for their service to UC Merced and lapel pins for their total service. A...
March 15, 2019
Under the leadership of Professors Asmeret Berhe and Stephen Hart, three UC Merced Environmental Systems (ES) graduates have been awarded fellowships from the U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) to advance their doctoral theses. The DOE’s Office of Science Graduate Student Research Program (SCGSR)...
March 12, 2019
UC Merced’s graduate programs in engineering had a strong showing in U.S. News & World Report’s 2020 edition of Best Graduate Schools, released today. Overall, UC Merced’s School of Engineering is ranked No. 134 in the nation, after debuting at No. 140 in 2015. “We are gratified by the growing...
March 12, 2019
With nearly a third of all food worldwide being wasted and millions of people going hungry every day, preventing food from going to waste is a crucial operation. The Bobcat Eats Food Waste Awareness and Prevention Program may have a long name, but in a short amount of time it is playing a major...
March 11, 2019
The majority of people who die by suicide do so with firearms, and there were more firearm suicides in America in 2017 than there were homicides committed by any method. Combined. Those shocking numbers from the FBI and American Foundation for Suicide Prevention are the impetus for two UC Merced...
March 8, 2019
New student orientation and learning assistance coordinator Dulcemaria Anaya and School of Social Sciences, Humanities and Arts graduate specialist Karla Seijas were recognized as 2019 Latina Women of the Year at a luncheon earlier this month. The Merced County Hispanic Chamber of Commerce hosted...
March 7, 2019
Having a conversation about a divisive topic is hard – emotions run high and people dig in and shut down. On March 19 and 20, UC Merced will host a series of workshops designed to expose campus and community members to a structured and thoughtful way of talking about differences of opinion....
March 6, 2019
The next lecture in the Chancellor’s Dialogue on Diversity and Interdisciplinarity series will be from Beth Mitchneck, Vice Provost for Faculty Success at UMass Lowell. The dialogue is designed to bring notable scholars to campus to present current issues within higher education. On Monday, March...
March 6, 2019
The explorer mentality, public health Professor Stephen Wooding said, is what sets the students of UC Merced apart from anywhere else. A willingness to try something new, to go somewhere they’d never thought possible, is a part of the Bobcat DNA. For three students, the time they spent traveling up...
March 5, 2019
Certain aspects of children's social cognition ripple throughout their lives, including whether small children can understand that other people’s minds are different than their own. That understanding plays a critical role in relationships, cooperation with other people and even in academic...

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