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November 29, 2023
The University Corporation for Atmospheric Research (UCAR) has named environmental systems Ph.D. student Kate DeMarsh a recipient of the 2023 Next Generation Fellowship. The UCAR fellowship is awarded annually to three graduate students from North American universities who are looking to gain...
November 22, 2023
An education and workforce collaborative spearheaded by UC Merced and composed of partners from Merced, Stanislaus and San Joaquin counties was awarded $18.1 million by the California Department of General Services (DGS) as part of the K-16 Education Collaborative Grant Program. WE Will! The...
November 15, 2023
  At their Nov. 15 meeting, the Regents of the University of California gave final approval for the construction of a new medical education building at UC Merced. The vote approved the final design, California Environmental Quality Act (CEQA) findings and the full budget and financing. The four-...
November 10, 2023
It's been more than a year since UC Merced joined the 1300 Campaign partnership, continuing its efforts to help students of color attend and succeed at four-year universities. Now it's time for a review and a look ahead. UC Merced collaborated with Stanislaus State University, expanding the 1300...
November 9, 2023
Veterans with aspirations to pursue higher education will have access to new resources and support through the Veterans Upward Bound Program at UC Merced. This year, the university was selected as one of the recipients of the Department of Education (DOE) grant, which helps to provide first-...
November 9, 2023
Nearly a dozen UC Merced graduate students and graduate alumni participated in the annual California Sociological Association (CSA) Conference in Sacramento on Nov. 3-4. The theme of this year’s CSA conference centered on “Sociology and Praxis: The Labor and Obligations of Creating a More Just...
November 8, 2023
UC Merced had several subjects in social science, natural science and engineering placed in the top tiers of the annual Global Ranking of Academic Subjects (GRAS) released by ShanghaiRanking Consulting. First published in 2017, the GRAS examines data from over 1,900 universities across 104...
November 6, 2023
Cognitive science Professor Paul Smaldino has astronomically high hopes for his first book. “I hope literally everyone reads this book,” Smaldino said. “Modeling Social Behavior” is a textbook, so it probably won’t make the New York Times bestseller...
November 2, 2023
One of the major challenges of this century is democratically engaging institutions and large numbers of people with strategies to mitigate global warming by minimizing greenhouse gas emissions. A new study by sociology Professor Paul Almeida and colleagues in the Nature Portfolio’s journal npj...
November 1, 2023
Ed and Jeanne Kashian, longtime UC Merced donors who have supported the campus since its earliest days, have made a $5 million gift to advance the university's medical education efforts. Slated for groundbreaking in the spring, a new state-of-the-art medical education building will be UC Merced's...

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