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Brenda Ortiz

January 24, 2024

UC Merced graduate student Karla Seijas siting on concrete wall.
A new state law will make a difference in accessing education for the dependents of disabled veterans in California, thanks to the initiative of UC Merced Interdisciplinary Humanities graduate student Karla Seijas. Seijas proposed the idea for a bill that would expand the CalVet College Fee...
Doctoral student Ali Heydari recently received the Ruth L. Kirschstein Predoctoral Individual National Research Service Award, also known as the National Institute of Health F31 fellowship....
A new four-student cohort will be formed each spring, and each cohort spends two years in the program.
Starting this fall, undergraduates interested in the biomedical sciences will have an opportunity to take part in a new and innovative training program that will give them strong foundations in...
Meet incoming first-year student Jordynn Lewis.
UC Merced is highlighting incoming first-year students for fall 2022 — a dynamic, diverse and accomplished cohort of new Bobcats. Jordynn Lewis is excited to start her journey as a UC Merced...
incoming first-year student Joselle Talabong
UC Merced is highlighting incoming first-year students for fall 2022 — a dynamic, diverse and accomplished cohort of new Bobcats. It’s no surprise Joselle Talabong was named Student...
UC Chancellor’s Postdoctoral Fellow Hannah Palmer, Ph.D.
UC Chancellor’s Postdoctoral Fellow Hannah Palmer, Ph.D., was named as the 2022-23 Congressional Science Fellow by the Geological Society of America (GSA) and the U.S. Geological Survey (USGS...
Undergraduate mechanical engineering student Victor Oregon
Victor Oregon will attend UC Merced to study mechanical engineering this fall. A key factor in his decision to attend UC Merced was its proximity to his family and to Yosemite National Park....
Environmental Systems Ph.D. student Leila Wahab is one of 80 graduate students to receive the U.S. Department of Energy’s (DOE) highly competitive Office of Science Graduate Student Research (...
Meet Ariana Valera an incoming first-year student for fall 2022.
UC Merced is highlighting incoming first-year students for fall 2022 — a dynamic, diverse and accomplished cohort of new Bobcats. Ariana Valera was born and raised in Merced. The fact that...
Applied Mathematics Ph.D. student Sarah Downs
Ph.D. student Sarah Downs was awarded the prestigious Department of Defense (DOD) Science, Mathematics and Research for Transformation (SMART) scholarship. The Department of Defense is committed...

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