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March 24, 2020
When you add UC Merced students majoring in math and science with a mentor teacher it equals real-life experience teaching in local schools. That’s one of the many goals of UC Merced’s CalTeach program, which aims to address the shortage of math and science teachers throughout the Central Valley...
March 17, 2020
U.S. News & World Report has ranked six of UC Merced’s engineering graduate programs in its 2021 Best Graduate Schools rankings released today, a sign that the university’s reputation is continuing to build. “We’re particularly proud of this accomplishment given our campus is only 15 years old...
March 10, 2020
Flocks of starlings producing dazzling patterns across the sky are natural examples of active matter — groups of individual agents coming together to create collective dynamics. In a study featured on last week’s cover of the journal Science, a team of researchers including a UC Merced theoretical...
March 9, 2020
Strubbe Recognized for Research, Teaching and Service to Department Physics Professor David Strubbe has been named a Cottrell Scholar, winning one of only 25 of the prestigious $100,000 grants for his proposal to study the ultrafast properties of materials when they are exposed to light. This...
March 9, 2020
Two projects from a UC Merced engineering lab are making interactions with mobile devices easier and quicker, especially for blind people. Computer science Professor Ahmed Arif and his students have developed a new way for blind people to be faster and more accurate when entering text, and a new...
March 5, 2020
Physics Professor Gabriela González is one of the world’s leading researchers in gravitational wave research and the global spokesperson for the Laser Interferometer Gravitational-Wave Observatory (LIGO) Scientific Collaboration which proved one of Albert Einstein’s predictions about the universe....
March 5, 2020
Because of concerns around the COVID-19 virus, UC Merced leadership has decided to cancel this year's Pellessier lecture, which had been scheduled for Wednesday, March 11. The health and safety of the campus community — including supporters and visitors from the community — is UC Merced's utmost...
March 4, 2020
The Bobcat culture of giving will be celebrated with cookies and fun on Thursday, as the campus marks UC Merced Philanthropy Day hosted by the Student Alumni Association. “The annual celebration highlights and supports the spirit of philanthropy across the campus community,” said Alumni Relations...
March 2, 2020
The NVIDIA Graduate Fellowship Program awarded up to $50,000 to UC Merced graduate student Xueting Li for her research in self-supervised learning and relation learning between different visual elements. Li, a third-year Electrical Engineering and Computer Science Ph.D. student in Professor Ming-...
February 27, 2020
Breakthrough collaborative science by an interdisciplinary team of researchers brought together by computational biology Professor David Ardell promises a new approach for treating all types of infections. Infections have become more dangerous in recent years because bacteria and parasites...

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