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celebrating black excellence

February 27, 2023
UC Merced once again broke a record for the number of first-year applications the university received, continuing to show impressive growth even as the national trend shows a decline in the number of students enrolling in higher education. More than 26,000 prospective first-year, or freshmen,...
February 21, 2023
Professor Maria Martin has a lot going on. On Feb. 18, she was the grand marshal and a speaker at a program and march honoring the Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. in downtown Merced. This weekend, she and the university will host a two-day gathering that investigates Black identity from...