Political analyst and author Leslie Sanchez stopped by UC Merced on Friday night to share her thoughts on various pressing issues, including immigration, drought policy and women’s challenges in politics.
A UC Merced professor has been named to the new Public Policy Institute of California Water Policy Center, which was established to help meet the state’s need for timely information and innovative water management. Joshua Viers is also the director of the Center for Information Technology Research in the Interest of Society at UC Merced.
A seminar, “Dodging Extinction: Power, Food, Money and the Future of Life on Earth,” is planned at 7 p.m. April 14 at the Merced Theatre, 301 W. Main St. Anthony D. Barnosky, a UC Berkeley professor, will conduct the seminar and answer questions.
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.
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