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February 18, 2016
Two UC Merced faculty members with distinguished, international research careers recently became the campus’s first John D. and Catherine T. MacArthur Chairs. Professor Mark Aldenderfer, who served as dean of the School of Social Sciences, Humanities and Arts for more than five years, and new UC...
February 12, 2016
The University of California, Merced, has been designated a “doctoral-granting university with higher research activity” — or R2, the second-highest classification for American research universities — in its first appearance on the highly cited Carnegie Classification of Institutions of Higher...
February 10, 2016
Professor Victor Muñoz’s novel approach to advancing biomedical research has earned him the campus’s first prestigious Keck Award, including $1 million over the next five years. The University of California, Merced, professor was chosen by the W.M. Keck Foundation, which...
February 10, 2016
Professor Victor Muñoz’s novel approach to advancing biomedical research has earned him the campus’s first prestigious Keck Award, including $1 million over the next five years. The University of California, Merced, professor was chosen by the W.M. Keck Foundation, which focuses primarily on...
February 9, 2016
Harvard University Professor Doris Sommer will present UC Merced’s fourth annual Distinguished Lecture in the Humanities at noon Feb. 22 in the California Room on campus. Sommer’s talk, “The Work of Art in the World: Civic Agency and Public Humanities,” is the latest in a series of lectures...
February 9, 2016
With two decades of experience at prominent American research universities, Jill Robbins has a good feel for what works and what doesn’t in academia. That’s partly because change comes so slowly to most established institutions — which is exactly what drew her to UC Merced. As the new dean of the...
February 4, 2016
Two trailblazers in their fields will grace the stage during the 11th commencement at the University of California, Merced. Bachelor’s, master’s and doctoral degree candidates will hear words of wisdom from Administrator of the Federal Aviation Administration Michael Huerta and entrepreneur and...
February 2, 2016
A new organization at UC Merced is working to close the gender gap by engaging, supporting and mentoring women in fields traditionally dominated by men. WSTEM — or Women in Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics — brings together undergraduate and graduate students,...
February 2, 2016
A new organization at UC Merced is working to close the gender gap by engaging, supporting and mentoring women in fields traditionally dominated by men. WSTEM — or Women in Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics — brings together undergraduate and graduate students, postdoctoral...
February 2, 2016
The UC Merced Human Rights Film Series celebrates its 10th anniversary this year, with a series dedicated to the memory of Denard Davis, a Merced community advocate, educator, mentor and civil rights leader who died in September. The purpose of the Human Rights Film Series is to bring home the...

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