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A bird's-eye view of browning forest due to the effects of drought.
January 12, 2018
SNRI scientists identify four mechanisms that regulated the intensity of the drought and water supplies during California's 2012-15 drought.
A man in glasses stands in front of a monitor displaying desert scenes.
December 20, 2017
The UC Merced Library introduces the LibraryCAVE, one of four UC campuses to host a CAVE kiosk for educational use.
Four students stand in front of a poster explaining their Innovate to Grow capstone project.
December 12, 2017
A recent Wells Fargo's gift to UC Merced's School of Engineering helps the school expand Innovate to Grow, a showcase for student engineering ingenuity.

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Events and Happenings

The Energize Merced conference will be hosted by the Solar Energy Association at UC Merced (SEA) on Saturday, Feb. 10, 2018. This will be a full-day event...
Research conducted at UC Merced fosters the development of students and faculty; it extends growth from within the local neighborhood to the global...




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]