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May 23, 2024

Flora film
“Flora,” a film by UC Professor Yehuda Sharim, earned an award from the Latino and Native American Film Festival. The film, which Sharim describes as a memoir of post-teen daughters of immigrants who must teach themselves about love and tenderness in a world dominated by unnecessary...
The UC Merced Toloma 5K event was held over the weekend to mark the beginning of Native American Heritage Month. "Toloma" is Miwuk for "bobcat", and the annual event pays tribute...
UC Merced computer science and engineering teams are again taking part in the IEEExtreme Hack-a-Thon, a 24-hour challenge in which teams respond to one or more prompts to solve a problem by...
Professor Yehuda Sharim 's film entitled “El Ojo Comienza En La Mano,” which he calls a tribute to campesino histories in rural California told through the art of local farm worker...
Climate change is a very real - and very scary - threat. Climate change and its underlying primary cause - burning fossil fuels - are arguably the world's leading causes of preventable death...
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...
Water is the most precious, and most debated, resource in the Central Valley. Secure Water Future (SWF) and the UC Merced Library are co-hosting a vital discussion Sept. 28 about the future of...
The Sentinel Rock building at UC Merced.
Since its completion three years ago, the Merced 2020 Project has amassed numerous accolades. Most recently, the landmark project that, in essence, doubled the size of the university's campus,...
Zulema Valdez
Zulema Valdez has been selected as UC Merced’s associate vice chancellor for Equity, Justice and Inclusive Excellence (EJIE). In making the announcement, Vice Chancellor and Chief Diversity...
Thousands of incoming UC Merced students participated in the Scholars Bridge Crossing, one of the university's earliest traditions. The annual event is a rite of passage for new Bobcats...

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