Summer programs can help students develop new skills, get hands-on experience, meet other students with similar interests and get a taste of college life. They also look great on college applications, demonstrating that students are committed to learning.
The lawyer of three men charged with assaulting Merced police officers questioned the department’s training on Monday and blamed the officers for “instigating” the violence last year at a downtown hookah lounge.
Professor Whitney Pirtle is 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.
UC Merced has a $3.8 million grant to create a center to study nicotine and marijuana policy. It’s the first to receive funding from the Tobacco-Related Disease Research Program, an initiative created with tobacco taxes.
Fred Ruiz’ support of UC Merced goes back decades and includes substantial contributions through philanthropy, advocacy and service. For his commitment to UC Merced and to education in the San Joaquin Valley, Ruiz has been named this year’s winner of the James L. Fisher Award for Distinguished Service to Education.
Shakespeare wrote “the play’s the thing.” Of course, he was referring to using a play to catch a murderer, but in Shakespeare’s day, people believed the theater had the power to elicit deep emotion — even move the guilty to give themselves away.
UC Merced officials Monday, April 30, 2018, released a brief statement on Twitter saying police on the University of California campus are investigating "concerns about specific social media posts by a certain individual" while also saying classes have not been canceled. The campus College Republican club says it's being harassed.
UC Merced students, alumni, leaders and supporters were in Sacramento last week to advocate for full state funding for the University of California and to promote the unique opportunities and challenges that face the rapidly growing campus.
Two UC Merced employees have been disciplined since June 2016 for alleged sexual misconduct against female students, and a third employee resigned related to another investigation, according to public records made available by the University of California.
The differences that separate people in this country are difficult to reason about, whether they deal with abortion, the Second Amendment, taxes, health care, social programs or military interventions.
UC Merced Interdisciplinary Humanities Ph.D. candidate Danielle Bermudez will spend the next 10 months in El Salvador, conducting research and serving as a cultural ambassador for the campus as a Fulbright U.S. Student Researcher.
UC Merced has selected Plenary Properties Merced to develop the 2020 Project, an ambitious plan to nearly double the physical capacity of the campus within the next four years. Subject to approval from the UC Board of Regents, here’s a glimpse of