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Campus Event Encourages Young Women to Pursue STEM Careers

More than 400 young women aspiring to careers in science, technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM) attended last week’s Expanding Your Horizons conference. The event, hosted by the UC Merced chapter of the Society of Women Engineers, brought middle and high school students from around Merced County to the UC Merced campus for a day of hands-on STEM activities.

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Merced High School hosts unified basketball exhibition game

Players from Merced County schools compete in a unified basketball exhibition game at Merced High School in Merced, Calif., on Friday, March 16, 2018. According to Buhach Colony High School teacher John Hall, the Special Olympics event consists of challenged students and mainstream students competing alongside each other from Merced High School, Buhach Colony High School and Golden Valley High School.