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June 20, 2016
In a collaborative study by the University of California, Merced, the University of Oklahoma, the University of Chicago and Uppsala University in Sweden, researchers conduct the first ancient DNA investigation of the Himalayan arc, generating genomic data for eight individuals ranging in time from...
June 20, 2016
Harkanwalpreet Sodhi, a third-year bioengineering student, won a $10,000 Donald A. Strauss Foundation scholarship to help visually impaired people in Merced. The scholarship will help Sodhi start a campus organization titled Engineers for COVE, which will pair a large group of engineering students...
June 16, 2016
The Merced County portion of the 2016 Law Enforcement Torch Run made its way to the UC Merced campus yesterday. This is the fifth year that UC Merced police officers and staff members have run in the event to raise awareness for the Special Olympics. “It’s an honor for our law enforcement officers...
June 15, 2016
The University of California, Merced, today named Plenary Properties Merced (PPM) the winning bidder for its next major phase of campus development – an unprecedented four-year project that will nearly double the physical capacity of the campus by 2020, allowing it to grow to 10,000 students...
June 14, 2016
The GoodCall 2016 Best Schools for Scholarships Report has ranked UC Merced No. 8 out of 4,000 U.S. public colleges and universities for earning scholarships. The report examined the amount of scholarship and fellowship dollars available to students. UC Merced students received an average of $7,944...
June 13, 2016
When Nikko Da Paz decided to go to graduate school, she didn’t limit herself to one degree — or even one campus. The mother of two young children with autism enrolled at UC Merced in 2011, and in May she became the university’s first African-American student to earn a Ph.D. While completing her...
June 9, 2016
Six medical students, all with ties to the San Joaquin Valley, are spending part of their summer reaching out and giving back to the community they call home. The students are taking part in a four-week, voluntary summer program called Research, Education and Community Health in the San Joaquin...
June 8, 2016
The University of California, Merced, will take a significant step toward establishing a permanent presence in downtown Merced today (June 8), when it breaks ground on its Downtown Campus Center, a three-story administrative facility to be built on the corner of 18th and N streets. The public...
June 3, 2016
Building on an existing seven-year partnership with UC Merced, the Fresno Unified School District is spearheading an innovative collaboration to increase the number of its students who complete their bachelor’s degrees.  Leaders from Fresno Unified, UC Merced, Fresno State and State Center...
June 1, 2016
Imagine trying to reverse engineer a car when all you have is a finished product or a box full of parts — no instructions. That’s what scientists have been trying to do with proteins, the mysterious and powerful molecules in every living organism that are responsible for thousands of tasks every...

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