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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...
September 29, 2014
The School of Engineering has hired four faculty members for the 2014-15 academic year, giving the campus 212 tenure-track professors who expand the depth and breadth of research expertise. The faculty hires reflect areas of rapid enrollment growth, greatest potential for interdisciplinary...
September 8, 2014
As the climate warms, sources of the water so critical to life everywhere on Earth are drying up. By the end of this century, communities dependent on freshwater from mountain-fed rivers could see significantly less water, according to a new climate model recently released by University of...
August 27, 2014
The long-awaited Science and Engineering Building 2 officially opens today, providing more space for instruction, research and offices. The ribbon-cutting ceremony begins at 1 p.m. Thirty months in the making, the building is designed to foster interdisciplinary work for researchers across UC...
August 19, 2014
MERCED, Calif. — California is deficit-spending its water and has been for a century, according to state data analyzed recently by researchers from the University of California. UC Merced Professor Joshua Viers and postdoctoral researcher Ted Grantham, with UC Davis at the time, explored the...

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