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January 8, 2020

Public Health Ph.D. student Chia Thao's research interests center on improving minority health disparities and promoting well being.
Chia Thao was a teenager when she arrived in Fresno with her family to begin a new life. She was born in a refugee camp in Thailand, where her Laotian parents had fled after the Vietnam War. “Our parents brought a skillset to the U.S., found a home in the Central Valley and began farming,...
The University of California, Merced, began its eighth academic year with 5,760 undergraduate and graduate students, up nearly 11 percent to a new high, according to data released today (Sept. 27). The increase proves that demand for UC Merced grows,...
  UC Merced senior Patricia Paredes didn’t grow up in the best neighborhood or have the easiest childhood. But she overcame those hardships to graduate from a San Jose high school and enroll at the University of California’s newest campus. Now, Paredes...
“Ugh the Duck,” a retelling of the classic tale, “The Ugly Duckling,” will be performed at UC Merced in May as part of an effort to expose Merced County youth to opera and theater. The project is sponsored by a grant from the University of California...
The University of California, Merced, has announced a $33,000 donation from Citi to support its Center for Educational Partnership’s Parent Empowerment Program — $10,000 will fund the continued support of high schools in Madera and $23,000 will be used...

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