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May 23, 2024

UC Merced students look at high-speed rail tracks during a site visit.
California high-speed rail, a multibillion-dollar project designed to connect the Central Valley to Los Angeles and the Bay Area, promises swift transportation, the protection of agricultural land and contributions to a cleaner environment. It's also providing a lot of jobs - from design to...
The Science and Engineering 2 building is shown.
The Faculty Early Career Development (CAREER) program provides some of the National Science Foundation's most prestigious awards to higher education faculty. According to the NSF website, these...
TUSCEB scholars showcased their research projects at a recent symposium.
In April, the Training Undergraduates in Stem Cell Engineering and Biology (TUSCEB) program marked a significant milestone toward its mission of fostering excellence in stem cell engineering and...
A flexible material that gets stronger the more it is hit and conducts electricity is shown.
Much of the work Yue (Jessica) Wang does at UC Merced sounds like science fiction: She creates flexible material that gets stronger the more you hit it. And it conducts electricity. Science, yes....
The 2023 spring commencement ceremony at UC Merced is shown.
The speakers who will address graduating UC Merced students at their commencement ceremonies May 10-12 come from a variety of backgrounds and achievements, but all three are vanguards in their fields...
The Science and Engineering 2 Building is pictured.
UC Merced's School of Engineering is expanding its offerings into some exciting areas. Most recently, the university added a major in aerospace engineering, one of the fastest-growing...
Students compete in the Aqua Arcade Game Jam at UC Merced.
Ensuring people have access to reliable, clean water is no game. Except when it is. UC Merced's Secure Water Future interns, administrative assistant and coordinator joined the university...
Volunteers take part in a painting project at Lake Yosemite.
Sometimes public service at UC Merced looks like finding ways to grow crops with a changing water supply. Or delving into how children translate for their non-English-speaking parents. And...
Traffic is shown along a stretch of Bellevue Road near UC Merced.
A major route to UC Merced could soon begin to be much safer under a project to install, test and assess several bike lane and other safety interventions. The Bellevue Road safety project will be...
An electric vehicle charger on the UC Merced campus is shown.
The world of energy is changing so quickly that the processes used for planning can’t keep up. UC Merced electrical engineering Professor Sarah Kurtz took part in a study that showed how...

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