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August 16, 2017
Considering that the United States spends about $3.3 billion on United Nations-related activity each year, including peacekeeping — and President Donald Trump has proposed a 40 percent cut in that spending — this seems like a good time for U.S. policy makers to have a clear...
August 15, 2017
Karen Merritt came from a family without much money. Like nearly 90 percent of UC Merced’s students, financial aid made her college dreams a reality. However, she quickly learned the costs of higher education don’t end with tuition, room and board. “There were occasions when I...
August 14, 2017
Prof. Mark Aldenderfer's high-altitude archaeology is featured in an extensive article and video.
August 14, 2017
UC Merced’s University Communications has launched Newsroom, a revamped news website housing information for the campus community and the general public. In addition to cosmetic improvements, the site’s launch coincides with the department’s new approach to covering the news at...
August 13, 2017
University Librarian Haipeng Li discusses the challenges and opportunities he sees at UC Merced's library.
August 11, 2017
UC Merced faculty and staff members are invited to start the 2017-18 academic year at Faculty Convocation and Staff Convocation. Staff Convocation will take place from 9-10:30 a.m. Friday, Aug. 18, in the Dr. Lakireddy Auditorium in Classroom and Office Building 1. Faculty Convocation is...
August 9, 2017
Established in 2011, the San Joaquin Valley Program in Medical Education (SJV PRIME) pools resources from UC Merced, the UC Davis School of Medicine, and UCSF Fresno to recruit and train future physicians committed to serving the Central Valley. This summer, SJV PRIME welcomed its seventh class...
August 8, 2017
Does diversity have a positive effect on economic outcomes? According to a new study co-authored by UC Merced economics Professor Justin Cook, the answer is yes, even when the diversity is imperceptible to the casual observer. Cook and his former postdoctoral advisor, Professor Jason Fletcher of...