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March 26, 2019
UC Merced staff members, students and alumni participated in an experiment to help people gain a better understanding of others’ opinions without abandoning their own viewpoint or values. Getting people to talk about polarizing topics while remaining respectful was the goal behind last...
March 25, 2019
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. During the month of April, all 10 UC...
March 22, 2019
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 were introduced to STEM through various...
March 21, 2019
Representatives from UC Merced have joined President Janet Napolitano’s newly formed Chicano/Latino Advisory Council for the University of California. Founding faculty member Professor Rudy Ortiz, chair for the Department of Molecular and Cellular Biology in the School of Natural Sciences...
March 21, 2019
UC Merced’s Vice Provost and Graduate Dean Marjorie S. Zatz was selected as one of the Top 35 Women in Higher Education in Diverse: Issues In Higher Education’s eighth annual special report recognizing the contributions of women to higher education. The edition, in honor of Women...
March 20, 2019
Two UC Merced Ph.D. students took to the State Capitol yesterday with representatives from the other UC campuses to advocate for the importance of the research being done across California. Craig Ennis and Vicky Espinoza were accompanied by Vice Provost and Graduate Dean Marjorie Zatz to meet...

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