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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...
Devon Glover, The Sonnet Man, speaks to students at Gracey Elementary School in Merced.
In what world are Shakespeare and hip-hop related? Ask Devon Glover. Glover is The Sonnet Man, a Shakespeare-loving rapper who sets The Bard’s famous sonnets to hip-hop instrumentals. Using iambic pentameter to his advantage, Glover turns 16th...
Chancellor Dorothy Leland was joined by UC Merced students, staff, alumni and trustees at the second annual UC Merced Day in Sacramento.
Just days after visiting the nation’s capital, Chancellor Dorothy Leland trekked to the state capital to advocate for the campus and the UC system as part of UC Merced Day. In the second annual UC Merced Day in Sacramento, the chancellor...
Campus community members: Here’s a chance to unleash your inner artist while championing UC Merced’s Principles of Community . On Friday, April 19, UC Merced will host “A Night of Community Art” to showcase an array of...
UC Merced will compete in a UC systemwide competition called the Cool Campus Challenge.
As the only institution in the country with all LEED certified buildings, being sustainable is ingrained in UC Merced’s DNA. Now, a new competition is challenging the university to strive for carbon neutrality through a UC system-based initiative...
Students from UC Merced’s Young Engineer and Scientist (YES) Academy visited Merced’s Pioneer Elementary School to help promote interest in science, technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM) fields last week. About 180 fourth graders...
UC Merced’s Center for Educational Partnership (CEP) has collaborated with four local school districts to launch a series of Saturday math academies at the UC Merced campus.
To help prepare middle-school students for the California Assessment of Student Performance and Progress (CAASPP), UC Merced’s Center for Educational Partnership (CEP) collaborated with four local school districts to launch a series of...
The Bobcat Eats Food Waste Awareness and Prevention Program has saved over 800,000 pounds of food since May.
With nearly a third of all food worldwide being wasted and millions of people going hungry every day, preventing food from going to waste is a crucial operation. The Bobcat Eats Food Waste Awareness and Prevention Program may have a long name, but in...
Having a conversation about a divisive topic is hard – emotions run high and people dig in and shut down. On March 19 and 20, UC Merced will host a series of workshops designed to expose campus and community members to a structured and...
Senior Maria Rivas Reyes was part of a small group of UC Merced students who visited Peru during winter break, serving as translators for medical purposes.
The explorer mentality, public health Professor Stephen Wooding said, is what sets the students of UC Merced apart from anywhere else. A willingness to try something new, to go somewhere they’d never thought possible, is a part of the Bobcat DNA...

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