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August 28, 2017
UC Merced ranks among the top 10 universities in the nation for the success of its first-generation and underrepresented students, according to Washington Monthly’s 2017 College Rankings. The university received high marks in areas related to social mobility, placing No. 3 in the nation for...
August 25, 2017
Prof. Aleksandr Noy and his team have created tiny carbon nanotubes that can filter water more efficiently than the human body.
August 25, 2017
A new study published in the journal Science may have major implications for the future of water purification. Professor Aleksandr Noy and his research team at Lawrence Livermore National Lab found that carbon nanotube porins (CNTPs) — hollow cylinders made of pure carbon that resemble...
August 24, 2017
Chancellor Dorothy Leland, members of her executive team and other campus leaders kicked off UC Merced’s 2017-18 academic year by lauding faculty and staff members, recapping successes of the past year and looking ahead to the coming year. Leland, along with Provost and Executive Vice...
August 23, 2017
More than 2,200 students — many entering their first year at UC Merced — arrived last weekend in cars, trucks and minivans packed to the gills with living essentials from clothing and toiletries to laptops and microwaves. Move-in weekend is always a bustling time on campus as parents,...
August 23, 2017
August 23, 2017
Vice Chancellor Charles Nies enthusiastically welcomes students back to campus on the first day of classes.
August 22, 2017
UC Merced checks in at No. 50 in the Sierra Club’s 2017 "Cool Schools" list, rising more than 30 spots from its previous position in the ranking of sustainable colleges and universities. It’s the fifth Cool Schools appearance in the past six years for UC Merced, which is the...
August 18, 2017
Starting this semester, students in the School of Social Sciences, Humanities and Arts (SSHA) will have a new major option: Critical Race and Ethnic Studies (CRES). Led by professors Ma Vang and Kit Myers, the new major dovetails with UC Merced’s emphasis on inequality, power and social...
August 17, 2017
As the frenzy surrounding the Aug. 21 solar eclipse begins to peak, physics Professor Wil van Breugel is using the opportunity to give Merced stargazers a crash course in the science and history of these astronomical curiosities. “It’s important for people to fully appreciate the...

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