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September 14, 2022

Sociology Ph.D. student Jullanar Williams Chancellor’s Fellowship for Inclusive Excellence
UC Merced has awarded its second cohort of Chancellor’s Fellowship for Inclusive Excellence to four incoming Ph.D. students from the schools of Social Sciences, Humanities and Arts, Natural Sciences and Engineering. Their studies will contribute to the representation of Black scholars in...
A graphic depicts “Boldly Forward: The Campaign for UC Merced.”
The University of California, Merced, announced today (Sept. 14) the launch of the public phase of its first comprehensive fundraising campaign. The institution has set an ambitious goal of raising $100 million by 2030. "Boldly Forward: The...
Chancellor Juan Sánchez Muñoz with the Mishra family at an event celebrating the naming of the Mahavir B. Mishra Executive Suite
Dr. Ranu Mishra, a Merced prosthodontist and a member of the UC Merced Foundation Board of Trustees, and his wife, Preeti Mishra, have made a significant donation to UC Merced that will help solidify the campus’s ability to host regional and...
Philanthropist and author MacKenzie Scott and her husband, Dan Jewett, have made the most significant gift to the University of California, Merced, in the university’s 16-year history. Scott announced the $20 million gift in a blog post June 15...
The Lakireddy family has long supported UC Merced's mission. Dr. Vikram Lakireddy and Priya Lakireddy pose with Dr. Hanimireddy Lakireddy, 2020 recipient of the Chancellor's Medal.
Dr. Vikram and Priya Lakireddy, a Merced family deeply engaged in both local and international philanthropy, have made the first significant gift in support of UC Merced’s landmark Merced 2020 Project. The generous donation from the Lakireddys...
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