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Graduate programs in the natural sciences are among the many UC Merced graduate programs included in the newest U.S. News rankings of Best Graduate Schools.
March 20, 2018
At less than 13 years old, UC Merced’s rising national reputation has extended to its Graduate Division, with several science and engineering programs now ranked.
March 16, 2018

More than 400 young women aspiring to careers in science, technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM) attended last week’s Expanding Your Horizons conference. The event, hosted by the UC Merced...

The campus is preparing for the largest graduating class of roughly 1,200 candidates who are eligible to participate in the weekend’s ceremonies.
March 12, 2018

The University of California, Merced, has selected political commentator and public affairs professional Maria Cardona and civic leader and entrepreneur Lenny Mendonca to deliver keynote addresses at...

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Events and Happenings

The Systems Biology and Cancer Metabolism Group will host UC Merced's first International Bioengineering Symposium. The daylong event will include...
Join us on the UC Merced campus for a presentation by Groundwater Resources Association 2018 David Keith Todd Distinguished Lecturer Jeff Mount. Mount...
Innovate to Grow is the annual showcase of UC Merced student ingenuity and entrepreneurship. This year marks UC Merced and the School of Engineering's...




Ranked 127th Best Graduate Engineering Program


Women make up 20% of Undergraduate Engineering Students


Number of Early Career Award Recipients


Ranked 70th Best Environmental Engineering Program

University of California Television (UCTV)


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]