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February 7, 2019

A $4.6 million grant to UCs Merced and Irvine will help researchers develop new tools and methods for better managing the state’s forests, shrub lands and grasslands. The Innovation Center for Advancing Ecosystem Climate Solutions, a three-year program co-led by UC Merced Professor Roger...
Professor Whitney Pirtle recently became the first researcher to win the prestigious Ford Foundation Postdoctoral Fellowship while employed at UC Merced — a grant that will help her finish writing a book and move her closer to gaining tenure....
Interdisciplinary Humanities Professor Arturo Arias was recently selected to edit a series of indigenous-studies books for the State University of New York (SUNY) Press. That makes him the first UC Merced professor to be named editor of a book...
The Society of Pediatric Psychology has recognized Professor Deborah Wiebe for her body of research on the psychology of adolescent health. Wiebe, the head of UC Merced’s Health Psychology program within the Psychological Sciences graduate...
Do you know a staff member who goes above and beyond to get the job done, provides great customer service or makes a difference in the greater Merced community? If so, consider nominating them for a 2018 Staff Citation of Excellence Award. UC Merced...
Besides being a groundbreaking research powerhouse, the University of California is an economic engine for California and the nation, providing an educated workforce and generating new knowledge, technologies, jobs, startup companies and spinoff...
A group of interdisciplinary scientists have put the practice of science itself under a microscope to begin quantifying the fundamental drivers of scientific discovery and to help develop tools and policies aimed at improving the scientific endeavor...
A portrait of a smiling professor, Juan Meza, in front of a gray background.
The National Science Foundation (NSF) announced that they have selected former Dean of the School of Natural Sciences and Applied Mathematics Professor Juan Meza as the new Division Director for the Division of Mathematical Sciences (DMS). Meza was...
Management Professor Alexander Petersen said that without the roadmaps UC Merced offers for new faculty, he’d have been adrift on campus his first year. “I tend to get lost easily when there is a deluge of new information, so the new...
Several dozen UC Merced employees are seated at round tables eating breakfast in Room 355 of Kolligian Library.
UC Merced recognized just over 150 employees who’ve achieved milestone anniversaries at the campus’s Celebrating Service recognition ceremony held Jan. 12 in the Leo and Dottie Kolligian Library. The annual event honored staff members...

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