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September 5, 2018
Bioengineering Professor Changqing Li was recently awarded a four-year, $2.5 million R01 grant from the National Institutes of Health (NIH) to help develop a focused X-ray luminescence tomography (FXLT) scanner that could accelerate cancer research. The scanner is a first-of-its kind molecular...
September 5, 2018
Despite efforts to increase diversity among science, technology, engineering and math (STEM) disciplines, inclusion continues to be a struggle, said Donna Riley, professor of engineering education at Purdue University. Riley, the Kamyar Haghighi Head of Purdue’s School of Engineering Education,...
September 4, 2018
It’s a startling statistic: Nearly 30 percent of UC Merced students who start their college careers in the School of Natural Sciences (SNS) switch to majors outside the science, technology, engineering and math (STEM) fields by their second year. But a new five-year, $1.5 million grant from the...
August 31, 2018
UC Merced’s men's and women's soccer team's invite everyone out to an inaugural double-header on the newly unveiled Bobcat Field. The games are presented by the Merced Mall and begin at 1 p.m. Monday, Sept. 3. Bring the whole family for free kettle corn, face-painting, T-shirt throws, free...
August 30, 2018
UC Merced staff members play an important role in supporting the campus’s mission. Many go above and beyond the call of duty to support students, faculty, academic programs and the community at large. Each year, the university honors exceptional staff members for their outstanding achievements and...
August 28, 2018
On Sept. 5, educational studies Professor Anne-Marie Nuñez from Ohio State University will talk about UC Merced as a Hispanic Serving Institution (HSI) and how HSIs contribute to the STEM workforce and inclusivity within academia. Her lecture “Realizing the Contributions of Hispanic Serving...
August 22, 2018
UC Merced began its 14th academic year today, welcoming new and returning students into new buildings. Students moving in this year are the first to experience the newest residence halls, Glacier Point and Granite Pass, which opened this month as part of the Merced 2020 Project’s Phase 1. These...
August 21, 2018
The University of California, Merced men's soccer team enters the season this week ranked No. 23 in the NAIA Coaches' Preseason Top 25 Poll. The ranking marks the first time in program history that the Bobcats begin their season ranked. They open their 2018 campaign against No. 22 Westmont College...
August 20, 2018
Less than two years after breaking ground on its unprecedented campus expansion, the University of California, Merced, last week celebrated the opening of the first three buildings of the Merced 2020 Project. More than 400 people were on hand for an opening celebration Thursday, including UC Merced...
August 20, 2018
Nobel laureate Rigoberta Menchú Tum, recognized for her work in social and ethno-cultural reform, has been selected to receive the 2018 Alice and Clifford Spendlove Prize in Social Justice, Diplomacy and Tolerance at UC Merced. “Rigoberta Menchú is a perfect choice for the Spendlove Prize because...

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