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April 15, 2020

Graduate student Jackie Shay has stepped up for the campus and students during the COVID-19 crisis.
When UC Merced began transitioning to emergency remote instruction in late March, hoping to lessen the spread of COVID-19, Jackie Shay didn’t waste any time jumping in to help her fellow teaching assistants (TA) make the shift. Teaching remotely isn’t new for Shay, a Quantitative and...
Shakespeare wrote “the play’s the thing.” Of course, he was referring to using a play to catch a murderer, but in Shakespeare’s day, people believed the theater had the power to elicit deep emotion — even move the guilty to...
UC Merced Global Arts Studies Program presents two free spring concerts, “Songs of Spring,” featuring original music and selections from each of the performers' musical backgrounds, including Brazilian and Latin music, jazz, blues, Nordic...
Lecturer Iris D. Ruiz, Ph.D., won Honorable Mention in the 2018 Outstanding Book Awards given by the Conference on College Composition and Communication’s (CCCC). Ruiz’s award is in the Monograph category for her book “Reclaiming...
Professor Sandra A. Brown in her office in front of a bookshelf filled with books.
California’s recent legalization of recreational marijuana and the nation’s ongoing opioid crisis have many parents worried that their own teenagers might succumb to the temptations of drugs and alcohol. At this year’s installment of...
Chris Fradkin
It’s not easy to be a college student these days. Rising tuition has made obtaining a degree feel like more of a dream than reality for many students. Yet, now more than ever, a college degree is a prerequisite for even entry-level jobs —...
A female teacher writing on a white board.
It was only after graduate school, while working as a professor, that James Zimmerman realized something had been missing from his education. Trained as a nuclear scientist, Zimmerman was well-prepared for a life in the laboratory, where success is...
Several hundred staff members are seated in the Dr. Lakireddy Auditorium listening to a speaker on stage.
Chancellor Dorothy Leland, members of her executive team and other campus leaders kicked off UC Merced’s 2017-18 academic year by lauding faculty and staff members, recapping successes of the past year and looking ahead to the coming year. Leland...
UC Merced Professor Marcos Garcia-Ojeda and lecturer Kamal Dulai have received Macmillan Travel Awards to learn how to bring more effective teaching into the STEM classroom. The $500 awards cover lodging and travel to one of the Summer Institutes on...
Mark T. Harris, J.D. , has been appointed to the California Fair Employment and Housing Council by Gov. Jerry Brown. Harris has been a continuing lecturer of management and business economics at UC Merced since 2008 and is a practicing attorney in...

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