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March 11, 2024
Nearly 33,000 prospective first-year and transfer students applied to UC Merced for the fall 2024 semester — a 12% increase from last year’s applicant pool. “It is clear that the word has spread far and wide about UC Merced’s culture of innovation, our world-changing...
March 8, 2024
Merced area fourth- and fifth-grade girls and their mothers recently participated in hands-on scientific projects in a UC Merced classroom laboratory that was transformed for one day into an exciting experimental space. UC Merced’s NSF-funded CREST Center for Cellular and Biomolecular...
March 6, 2024
The National Science Foundation recently awarded nearly $500,000 to the Society for Integrative and Comparative Biology (SICB) to help develop an internal culture that fosters inclusion, diversity and equity. The grant comes from the BIO-LEAPS (Leading Culture Change through Professional...
March 5, 2024
The Office of Technology, Innovation and Industry Relations invites everyone from the campus community and the general public to attend the first Inclusivity in Innovation Entrepreneurship Conference, scheduled for March 15 in the UC Merced Conference Center. After breakfast — featuring...
March 5, 2024
The American Council on Education (ACE) and Fidelity Investments this week presented the 2024 Award for Institutional Transformation to UC Merced and to Florida Atlantic University. The award, established in 2014, recognizes institutions that respond to higher education challenges in innovative...
March 4, 2024
Discussions around climate change often center around the bad news - the planet is warming, weather is getting more extreme, resources are increasingly scarce. But there also is cause for hope. There are options to mitigate climate change, and some of them are already happening....
March 1, 2024
Join us as we celebrate International Women's Month at UC Merced! We're dedicated to empowering women and fostering their success both on campus and beyond. Throughout the month, a lineup of exciting events to honor and uplift women in our community. From inspiring talks to empowering...

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