Two of UC Merced’s graduate programs – engineering and psychological sciences – recently ranked among the top in the country in U.S. News & World Report, which is a first for the 10-year-old university.
Political consultant, CEO and writer Leslie Sanchez and nationally syndicated columnist Ruben Navarrete have been announced as the speakers for this year’s Opportunity in Action Summit at UC Merced. The event will take place April 10.
Richard A. Tapia, a mathematician and professor at Rice University in Houston, and Cora B. Marrett, former deputy director and acting director of the National Science Foundation, will speak at UC Merced’s commencement ceremonies on May 16 and 17.
The University of California Board of Regents on Wednesday approved $1.3 million for the design of UC Merced’s downtown Merced office space, part of the university’s push for growth in enrollment by the end of the decade.
The link between UC Merced and downtown Merced will grow stronger this spring with the opening of a new business incubator in a partnership between the city and the campus’s Office of Research and Economic Development.
The Half Dome student housing building at UC Merced has been officially certified for its energy efficiency, the university announced Wednesday. The building got a platinum rating, the highest possible, from the U.S. Green Building Council’s Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design.
UC Merced entered into a memorandum of understanding with Kathmandu University during a ceremony in Nepal last week, laying the foundation for future collaborations between the two fast-growing institutions.
Members of the campus and community are invited to learn more about UC Merced research – including work on sustainability, psychology and antibiotic resistance – during the university’s eighth annual Research Week, presented by the Office of Research and Economic Development.
When you plug in an appliance, chances are you don’t think of the plug as being particularly intelligent. But WattTime, a startup nonprofit developed through UC Berkeley, has developed one that is, and is testing it on electric carts at UC Merced during the spring semester.
An independent policy and research center recognized UC Merced this month, citing about 10 ongoing programs as examples of where the university has worked to connect with the region and the city for which it’s named.
Jeremias Gonzalez fell in love with physics at a young age, but it almost stopped there. He didn’t think he was academically prepared for such a rigorous discipline and considered going in another direction.