Skip to content

News

October 23, 2023
UC Merced was recently awarded a significant grant from Genentech, a member of the Roche group, to create the UC Merced Center for Health Equity. The initiative will focus on eliminating health disparities and advancing health equity throughout the San Joaquin Valley, particularly among the region’...
October 12, 2023
Distinguished rankings, new academic offerings, world-class research and campus expansions were among the highlights of the UC Merced State of the University address delivered by Chancellor Juan Sánchez Muñoz. "The state of this 20-year-old institution is unparalleled in the history of American...
October 11, 2023
UC Merced has received the 2023 Higher Education Excellence in Diversity (HEED) Award from INSIGHT Into Diversity magazine, the oldest and largest diversity-focused publication in higher education. As a recipient of the annual HEED Award - a national honor recognizing U.S. colleges and universities...
October 5, 2023
Cognitive Science Professor Zenaida Aguirre-Muñoz has a passion for biliteracy that has driven her to improve the quality of learning in both English and Spanish at schools in Texas and Central California. A $3 million National Professional Development grant from the U.S. Department of Education...
September 28, 2023
  More than half of UC Merced's population is made up of Hispanic/Latinx students. There is no shortage of ways for Bobcats to get in touch with their roots on campus, in the community and even around the globe. Taste of Latinx Cultures UC Merced Dining Services is celebrating cultura with meals...
September 25, 2023
UC Merced and Riverbank Unified School District (RUSD) have signed an agreement for a new guaranteed admissions partnership. Through the Merced Automatic Admissions Program (MAAP), RUSD students could earn automatic acceptance to UC Merced if they meet the university's eligibility requirements...
August 28, 2023
Big-wave surfing is a thing these days, but hardly anyone is riding a wave as big as the one Biviana Oseguera is on. The physics major is studying the 9,000-light-year long Radcliffe Wave, a structure made of clouds of dust and young stars that form a wave-like structure through the Milky Way. So...
August 17, 2023
UC Merced is preparing to welcome back thousands of students to campus for the start of the university's 19th academic year. From Aug. 17-20, family and friends will join incoming Bobcats as they arrive on campus throughout move-in weekend. As they settle into the residence halls, student and...
August 1, 2023
UC Merced students will present research conducted over the summer at the Undergraduate Research Opportunities Center (UROC) annual Undergraduate Research Symposium. The research presentations mark the end of the Summer Undergraduate Research Institute (SURI), a nine-week program conducted and...
July 28, 2023
After taking part in the UC Merced Center for Analytic Political Engagement 's inaugural legislative boot camp, students say they are better prepared to take on the first internships of their careers. The week-long session in Sacramento was led by former Assemblymember Adam Gray and political...

Pages