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February 4, 2015
Several UC Merced faculty members will play important roles in a new UC systemwide effort to study the ecological effects of climate change across varied ecosystems. Funded by a $1.9 million President's Research Catalyst Awards grant from UC President Janet Napolitano and led by UC Santa Cruz...
February 2, 2015
Longtime campus contributor Wells Fargo is giving a $100,000 grant to help students at the University of California, Merced, design technologies that address some of the Central Valley’s water, energy and food needs. Wells Fargo’s Clean Technology and Innovation grant is part of a...
January 28, 2015
Take part in Research Week 2015 and show off the work you and your colleagues are conducting at UC Merced. Contact the Office of Research and Economic Development for details.  
January 26, 2015
Professor Kara E. McCloskey will speak this week about cardiovascular stem cell engineering as part of the Modesto Area Partners in Science (MAPS) lecture series. The free talk will begin at 7:30 p.m. Friday, Jan. 30, in Sierra Hall 132 at Modesto Junior College’s West Campus. It’s open...
January 5, 2015
December’s storms boosted water levels in state reservoirs, but unusually warm temperatures meant rain instead of snow for parts of the Sierra Nevada, according to Prof. Roger Bales. Click to view video.
December 23, 2014
A group of students in the most recent School of Engineering capstone design course at the University of California, Merced, devised a sweet solution to a local farm’s harvesting problem – one that is reaping long-term benefits for the farm and the students. D&S Farms, a multi-...
December 22, 2014
Research into sustainable water supplies and viable solar energy solutions won the University of California, Merced, an anticipated $5 million in prestigious and competitive grants from the University of California. UC Multicampus Research Programs and Initiatives (MRPI) awards will go...
December 17, 2014
Every day, your brain completes millions of complicated functions without you even being aware of them, and it learns as it goes. Teaching a machine to do the same thing is extremely complicated, but it has gotten a little easier thanks to the work of University of California, Merced,...
December 15, 2014
Helios, the start-up behind the Helios Bars – handlebars that transform any bicycle into a “smart bike” – is continuing to make its mark on the business community. Founded two years ago by UC Merced alum Seena Zandipour and former students Tony Belmontes and Kenneth Gibbs,...
December 9, 2014
UC Merced’s undergraduate degree programs in environmental engineering, materials science engineering and mechanical engineering have been accredited by the Engineering Accreditation Commission of ABET, the recognized accreditor of college and university programs in applied science, computing...

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