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February 6, 2023
Teenie Matlock, Cognitive and Information Sciences professor and the McClatchy Chair in Communications, has been awarded the fourth Jeffrey L. Elman Prize for Scientific Achievement and Community Building — one of the highest honors in the Cognitive Science Society. For Matlock, it’s a true honor...
February 3, 2023
A new landmark study by the UC Merced Community and Labor Center shows farmworkers across California are facing serious health challenges on a daily basis. The goal of the Farmworker Health Study was to examine agricultural worker health and well-being, in addition to health care access, local...
February 2, 2023
Members of the campus community and general public are invited to take a closer look at how society functions by attending the Interdisciplinary Arts Symposium at UC Merced. The two-day event is taking place Friday, Feb. 3, and Saturday, Feb. 4, at the Conference Center. Both days will kick off...
February 2, 2023
University students deserve to feel welcome and safe in their home away from home. It’s a responsibility Daniel Okoli assumes without hesitation. He has designed countless physical spaces for scholars and teachers. As a foreign-born man of color, he has faced bigotry and injustice. As a child of...
February 2, 2023
Special Assistant to the Chancellor and sociology Professor Marjorie Zatz has been elected to the 2022 class of the American Association for the Advancement of Science (AAAS), adding to the list of previous UC Merced recipients. She is the first social scientist from UC Merced to be elected an AAAS...
January 26, 2023
The setting for the celebration marking 20 years since the groundbreaking for UC Merced was markedly different in many ways from the event it commemorated. Wednesday's ceremony, attended by hundreds of faculty and staff - including dozens from when the university opened - took place in the Dr....
January 24, 2023
A company started by UC Merced founding faculty member Roland Winston - and staffed by alumni - is looking for partners for some exciting solar projects. And the government could cover the costs. Winston Cone Optics seeks to develop pilot projects that use solar energy to heat water, evaporate...
January 19, 2023
To ensure the youngest students are ready for the K-12 education system, UC Merced is leading a joint effort to attract and prepare more transitional kindergarten (TK) teachers to serve in classrooms in the Central Valley and across California. The California Commission on Teacher Credentialing has...
January 12, 2023
UC Merced's annual month-long fundraising campaign, Give to UC Merced, wrapped up on Dec. 31, 2022, as the most successful in the initiative's history. The effort eclipsed the original goal of $150,000 to raise $952,000 in financial support for students, faculty, research, programs, departments and...
January 11, 2023
Computer technology has exploded in recent years and is only going to keep growing, with ever more use of artificial intelligence and connected devices that communicate, or the Internet of Things. A UC Merced researcher recently won a grant aimed at helping to learn how to reduce the amount of...

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