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March 7, 2016
Even without all the industrial and technological growth that has accelerated climate change, humans can — and do — dramatically impact ecosystems. A new paper in Nature Communications, co-authored by UC Merced Professor Marilyn Fogel, indicates early humans were responsible for the fairly rapid...
March 4, 2016
Ten UC Merced graduate students are going to the campuswide finals of the GradSLAM! competition in the hopes of becoming campus champion and competing with grad students from across the UC system. The Graduate Division kicked off its second annual GradSLAM! with two sets of qualifying rounds on...
March 2, 2016
In his first faculty position, in his first year at UC Merced, Professor Dong Li has won his first grant from the National Science Foundation (NSF), and it’s a prestigious Faculty Early Career Development (CAREER) award. “I’m really honored,” said Li, who...
March 2, 2016
In his first faculty position, in his first year at UC Merced, Professor Dong Li has won his first grant from the National Science Foundation (NSF), and it’s a prestigious Faculty Early Career Development (CAREER) award. “I’m really honored,” said Li, who works in supercomputing. “It’s very ...
February 29, 2016
Less than a year after mapping the genetic landscape of melanoma, a researcher from the University of California, Merced, has identified a drug that could be effective in battling the deadly skin cancer. UC Merced Professor Fabian V. Filipp led a team of researchers on the new project, the results...
February 29, 2016
Five UC Merced students earned recognition and gained valuable experience at a recent UC systemwide undergraduate research symposium. The California Alliance for Minority Participation (CAMP) is a statewide initiative funded by the National Science Foundation to support underrepresented minorities...
February 25, 2016
Jill Robbins, dean of the UC Merced School of Social Sciences, Humanities and Arts, has received a fellowship from the National Endowment for the Humanities (NEH) to support the completion of her book about the role of poetry in the recovery from the 2004 train bombings in Madrid. The book, “We...
February 24, 2016
The annual Research Week tabling event has more than doubled in size from last year, and that’s just one of the new and growing events featured in UC Merced’s weeklong celebration of research. More than 20 tables have been booked by groups, graduate and undergraduate students, organized research...
February 23, 2016
Professor Anne Myers Kelley, with the School of Natural Sciences, has been elected vice-chair of the Division of Laser Science (DLS) of the American Physical Society (APS), the world's largest organization of physicists. Kelley, one of the first faculty members to join the campus in 2003, is with...
February 22, 2016
Three of UC Merced’s student sustainability stars will share ideas about the future and network with international students and dignitaries at the upcoming session of Clinton Global Initiative University (CGI U). Hoaithi Dang, Adriana Gomez and Gabriel Morabe are three of 1,000 college students...

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