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May 15, 2024

Ceremonial groundbreaking for UC Merced Medical Education Building
University of California and campus leaders broke ground Tuesday evening on a building to be constructed of steel, glass and Earth-friendly electronics. But the Medical Education Building at UC Merced is also fashioned from decades of dreams and dedication of those determined to improve health...
Students work at computers at UC Merced.
UC Merced had several subjects in social science, natural science and engineering placed in the top tiers of the annual Global Ranking of Academic Subjects (GRAS) released by ShanghaiRanking...
  UC Merced has been designated a Fulbright Hispanic-Serving Institution (HSI) Leader for 2023 by the U.S. Department of State's Bureau of Educational and Cultural Affairs (ECA). Each...
Distinguished rankings, new academic offerings, world-class research and campus expansions were among the highlights of the UC Merced State of the University address delivered by Chancellor Juan...
UC Merced has received the 2023 Higher Education Excellence in Diversity (HEED) Award from INSIGHT Into Diversity magazine, the oldest and largest diversity-focused publication in higher education...
Anne Zanzucchi leads a discussion of rhetoric in a writing class at UC Merced.
Writing is still the most important, and most-used, form of communication in the world. "Writing is crucial in that it's both a product and a process. It's in the fabric of what we do...
The annual Shakespeare in Yosemite production is just one avenue for environmental humanities students to get involved.
Compelling storytelling is vital to ensuring the action needed to secure a habitable planet for future generations, according to an increasing amount of research. UC Merced is recruiting students...
Students are shown on Scholars Bridge at UC Merced
UC Merced's commitment to student success continues to earn national recognition as the university climbed to No. 60 - up from No. 97 last year - in U.S. News & World Report's list of...
Students walk on campus at UC Merced. <p align="center">     UC Merced Ranked 15th Best Public College in the Nation By Wall Street     Journal </p> <p>     UC Merced made quite a splash in the revamped Wall Street Journal     <a href="https://www.wsj.com/rankings/college-rankings/best-colleges-2024">         Best Colleges in the U.S.     </a>     ranking published today. Out of 400 universities that were examined     nationwide, UC Merced came in at No. 15 for public institutions. Overall,     the universi
UC Merced has been recognized by the Wall Street Journal Best Colleges in the U.S. ranking published today. Out of 400 universities that were looked at nationwide, UC Merced came in at No...
Cognitive science students
Starting this fall, the Department of Cognitive and Information Sciences is offering an honors program for undergraduate students. Each student who is majoring in cognitive science and enrolled...

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