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School of Social Sciences Humanities and Arts

November 16, 2022

Professors Joshua Viers, left, and Tom Harmon share oversight of the new smart farm being constructed next to campus. The farm will be UC Merced's AES site.
UCs Merced and Santa Cruz became the newest campuses in the system to be named an agricultural experiment stations (AES), UC President Michael Drake announced at today’s Regents’ meeting. They are the first campuses in more than 50 years to earn the designation. “With...
Just after graduating college in 1995, Nigel Hatton showed up for the first day of his journalism internship with the Richmond Times-Dispatch in Virginia. That afternoon, he was assigned to go with a couple more seasoned reporters to an execution. The...
Ann Hinesley-Perez's original academic plans didn't involve law school — or even UC Merced. Hinesley-Perez was born and raised in Merced, but with UC Merced still in development, she left town in 2003 to pursue a psychology degree at UC Berkeley. But...
Self-identified social smokers are less likely to try to quit and to avoid smoking for more than a month, according to a national study in the American Journal of Public Health conducted by professors at the University of California, Merced, and UC San ...
Studying ancient remains, exploring caves, publishing books, leading workshops and presenting papers are just a handful of the things that will keep faculty busy this summer in the School of Social Sciences, Humanities and Arts. Though the semester...
A team of UC Merced undergraduates are studying the relationships developing between U.S. cities and states and those in foreign countries for the U.S. Department of State. The students, also members of the UC Merced Pre-Law Society, were in lecturer...
Before he ever set foot in a classroom, graduating senior Orisa Santiago Morrice learned at the feet of a great teacher. His grandmother cared for him during his preschool years in Santa Cruz. “She managed, as a true teacher at heart, to integrate...
Dulcemaria Anaya once vowed to represent her UC Merced class as the student speaker at commencement. Anaya, a world history major from Merced, was an incoming freshman when she made the promise to her mother and herself. Over the past four years, she...
Research Week, the annual celebration of faculty and student research at the University of California, Merced, returns this month with a student research poster competition and a number of lectures and symposia. Research Week's traditional mainstay...
UC Merced Professor Rose Scott studies how young children begin to understand the social world and all its complexities. It happens sooner than most would think. Babies who are three months old can begin to show they understand that people have...

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