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November 14, 2022

Members of the community joined UC Merced students, faculty and staff and their families for the annual "UC Merced Toloma 5k Fun Run". The event is held every year in honor of Native American Heritage Month and to pay tribute to the tradition of distance running amongst...
Lars Howlett displays the Baltic Wheel design for UC Merced's labyrinth.
    A temporary labyrinth has taken shape on the UC Merced campus.     The labyrinth, which is an ancient pattern people walk to reflect, was     built by master designer Lars Howlett. Marked by spray paint now,...
Local activist Ana María Fabián Lomelí is seen in a still from "Letters2Maybe."
Film festivals across the world continue to reach out to filmmaker and Professor Yehuda Sharim to invite him to screen his latest films "El Ojo Comienza En La Mano" (translated to "The Eye Begins in the Hand") and "...
An image shows stills from the film "El Ojo Comienza En La Mano."
The new film by filmmaker Yehuda Sharim, "El Ojo Comienza En La Mano" ("The Eye Begins in the Hand"), features the life work of Central Valley artist and muralist Rubén A. Sánchez. Sharim, a professor in the Global Arts Studies...
For the 12th year, UC Merced Children’s Opera team will offer a short opera for the young and young at heart. “How to be a Superhero” is an original story full of hilarious, interactive fun. It will be performed for schoolchildren...
Ethnocineca, the International Documentary Film Festival Vienna, is featuring Professor Yehuda Sharim's latest feature-length film, "Letters2Maybe," this month. The eight-day festival kicks off on May 12 and is billed as the largest...
Just in time for spring, the Department of Global Arts, Media and Writing Studies (GAMWS) is sponsoring several events over the next few weeks. The fourth annual GASP Faculty Concert is scheduled for Saturday, April 30, starting at 7 p.m....
Sofia Andom, Cat Flores, Bella Camfield and Bethy Harmelin are seen sitting on the grass.
Yosemite National Park is once again serving as the backdrop for a loose adaptation of one of Shakespeare's comedies. Shakespeare in Yosemite's "Love's Labor's Lost" will finally hit the stage at the Curry Village Amphitheater...
UC Merced Professor Yehuda Sharim is seen in this 2021 photo.
Professor Yehuda Sharim is sharing his experiences in cinema and community engagement with students at universities across the country and the globe. The Department of Global Arts Studies professor has been named an artist-in-residence at...
Artists and activists from around the country, including Merced, are taking part in a unique six-day film festival dedicated to social justice issues. The artists, along with leading scholars, will meet through UC Merced for Todo Cambia: Merced Human...

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