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October 18, 2017

If you’ve ever wondered why people stand where they do on the political spectrum, science might have at least part of the answer: People can be biologically predisposed to certain feelings toward...

October 16, 2017

Political science students are invited to help celebrate the 10th anniversary of the unit’s founding with a special student-oriented event from 4:30-6:30 p.m. Oct. 18 in the Classroom and Office...

Electron micrograph of crumpled sheets of molybdenum disulfide.
October 16, 2017
Professor Vincent Tung and collaborators discovered a way to turn nanoscale sheets of molybdenum disulfide into excellent catalysts for producing hydrogen from water.

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In many fields, it is common for graduate students to become postdoctoral researchers after obtaining their Ph.D. degrees. A postdoc position is also a...
Your relationship with your graduate adviser is one of the most important of your graduate and academic career. This seminar will review the spectrum of...
Teaching and research are the two pillars of academics, and most graduate students will be supported as teaching assistants at some point in their...
Join Professor Chris Kello and guests for a discussion on effective teaching practices. (Note: this is part two of a two-part discussion, but all graduate...




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How researchers at UC Merced are developing a better understanding of the three sources of water upon which California depends in order to adapt to the effects of environmental changes and make better use of this most precious of our natural resources.
Series: "Sustainable California" [Show ID: 32342]