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September 24, 2019

Secretary of State Alex Padilla and Interim Chancellor Nathan Brostrom hosted a rally at the National Voter Registration and Census Festival.
UC Merced hosted the National Voter Registration and Census Festival Monday, with more than 200 students registering for next year’s election. The university partnered with the Latino Community Foundation and Secretary of State Alex Padilla for the event. Merced County Elections Department...
Picture of UCSF SJV PRIME cohort for 2019.
With a projected shortage of more than 4,000 primary-care clinicians over the next decade in California, the newest cohort in the UCSF SJV PRIME program presents a glimmer of hope to San Joaquin Valley medicine. Six medical students — all from...
Mid-September through mid-October is National Hispanic Heritage Month, and today marks the start of Hispanic Serving Institutions Week, too. UC Merced offers free events and programming to observe Hispanic and Latinx heritage and culture while promoting...
Students from 11 school districts in the San Joaquin Valley took part in UC Merced's Center for Educational Partnerships summer academies.
In an effort to prepare middle and high school students for rigorous mathematics coursework, UC Merced’s Center for Educational Partnerships (CEP) joined with 11 school districts in the San Joaquin Valley to launch a series of summer academies at...
Groundbreaking ceremony for the Merced 2020 Project
UC Merced has celebrated a number of milestones and achievements in Chancellor Leland’s eight years on campus. Here are 10 of her greatest hits, as compiled by the Division of External Relations. Merced 2020 Project – From approval...
UC Merced’s desire to fight food insecurity in Merced County and on campus got a big boost recently after being awarded a $492,000 grant from CalRecycle. The university — along with Merced County Food Bank and Blue Strike Environmental...
UC Merced's Gateway Scholarship, College Track and KIPP program partnerships provide students the tools and support needed to be successful at the university.
UC Merced students come from all over the state, some from very long distances. But for dozens of students just five miles away from campus, getting here took its own kind of journey. Becoming Gateway Scholars allowed 67 Merced High School students to...
Students from Tulare County took part in the first internship at the UC Merced/SCICON Field Station last week. Photo courtesy of TCOE.
Sixteen Tulare County high school students have completed the inaugural internship program through UC Merced’s partnership with the Tulare County Office of Education (TCOE). Late last year, the university partnered with TCOE to establish the UC...
Chancellor Dorothy Leland was recognized as the Merced Chamber of Commerce's Woman of the Year earlier this month.
The Merced Chamber of Commerce has named Chancellor Dorothy Leland their 2019 Woman of the Year. Leland was honored at a ceremony earlier this month. The chamber credited Leland’s leadership of the university for not only helping to expand the...
At the northern tip of the UC Merced campus, an unremarkable aluminum gate leads into a field that extends, seemingly, into infinity. Perpendicular to the gate, the LeGrand Canal, drawn from Lake Yosemite, snakes around campus into the emerald pastures,...

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