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October 25, 2013
An interdisciplinary team of researchers at the University of California, Merced, has begun an ambitious quest to discover common principles that guide evolution of structures at the linguistic and molecular levels. Professors Rick Dale in cognitive science, David Ardell in evolutionary biology...
October 21, 2013
Professor Will Shadish has been elected president-elect of the prestigious Society of Multivariate Experimental Psychology, a by-invitation, highly selective scientific organization. Shadish joins a long list of previous presidents who have made seminal contributions to quantitative psychology...
October 14, 2013
Dyslexia is one of the oldest diagnosed learning disabilities – and one of the most widely researched. However, a UC Merced professor believes there is still more to learn and his recent research has shed new light on what many have considered to be a disease. UC Merced developmental...
October 7, 2013
UC Merced’s first Ph.D. graduate is back on campus. But this time, Ricardo Cisneros isn’t enrolled as a student; he’s a professor instead. Cisneros, who earned his doctorate in Environmental Systems from the School of Engineering in 2008, was the first environmental health...
September 30, 2013
UC Merced has a unique opportunity to help the San Joaquin Valley as the university forges the newest branch of the Blum Center for Developing Economies. The $400,000, two-year seed grant through the University of California allows the university to launch its center, themed “Global...
September 23, 2013
UC Merced has made a name for itself by giving undergraduates the opportunity to engage in research early in their academic careers. This summer, 41 students have been conducting research with world-class faculty, thanks to sponsorships from seven different programs. According to Jesus Cisneros,...
August 28, 2013
The youngest University of California campus is now the steward of some ancient remains. Columbian mammoth bones dating back to the last Ice Age were transferred recently to a storage facility at UC Merced's building at Castle Commerce Center. The bones, including a skull, tusks and...
August 23, 2013
Jonathan D. Jansen, vice chancellor and rector of the University of the Free State and South Africa's first black dean, has been named the 2013 recipient of the Alice and Clifford Spendlove Prize in Social Justice, Diplomacy and Tolerance. The University of California, Merced, will award the...
August 12, 2013
Immigration judges should be allowed to consider a person's family and social ties to the United States before ordering the deportation of legal permanent residents for minor offenses, says a professor at the University of California, Merced. "The reason legal permanent residents can be...
July 19, 2013
Just because it’s summertime doesn’t mean research at UC Merced comes to a halt. Just the opposite. This summer, professors and students in the School of Social Sciences, Humanities and Arts are conducting a variety of research projects here and around the world. Cognitive...

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