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March 31, 2022
UC Merced’s Graduate Division will host its annual Grad Slam competition on April 8, with graduate scholars presenting their research on topics ranging from the effects of cannabidiol (CBD) on high blood pressure, obesity and diabetes to hydrogen storage for energy collection. The systemwide...
March 29, 2022
Twelve of UC Merced’s graduate programs and one of its schools are among the best in the country in the U.S. News & World Report 2023 Best Graduate Schools rankings, according to results released March 29. “It is exciting to see that our graduate programs continue to gain national recognition;...
March 17, 2022
"MΣΣT a Mathematician!" is a collection of video interviews with mathematicians. The mission of MΣΣT a Mathematician is to share stories of mathematicians from different backgrounds, especially from historically excluded groups, with the aim of introducing students to role models and...
March 9, 2022
The new UC Merced Bobcat STEM Scholars Program, funded by a $1.4 million grant from the National Science Foundation (NSF), will provide four years of scholarship support for up to 10 eligible incoming students per year who declare majors within the university’s School of Natural Sciences (SNS). “...
March 1, 2022
Graduate students who are passionate about their research, concerned about the environment and eager to reach across disciplinary boundaries are invited to apply for a three-week summer program in which they will team up with like-minded scientists and engineers to design solutions to environmental...
February 15, 2022
Postdoctoral scholar Lihong Zhao was one of 10 researchers named a 2022 Intersect Fellow by the American Association of Immunologists (AAI) — a first for UC Merced. The AAI Intersect Fellowship Program for Computational Scientists and Immunologists is intended to improve communication and...
February 11, 2022
Please check the SIAM News Blog: https://sinews.siam.org/Details-Page/new-siam-science-policy-fellowships-announced-6?s=09
December 16, 2021
In his early 20s, Cory Mccullough battled addiction and stole to support his habits. The Dos Palos native spent several stints in prison as early as 2011 for commercial burglary. Education was the last thing on his mind. Now, the former inmate finds himself in the joint again, this time not behind...
August 29, 2021
Welcome New Cohort 2021! (top row) Hardeep Bassi, Irabiel Romero, Matthew Blomquist (bottom row) Morgan Lavenstein Bendall, Mohammed Aburidi, Yu Lu, Zihan Xu
August 24, 2021
More than a few students have probably asked themselves why they have to take calculus — the course is notoriously difficult for some. “People haven’t been taught math the way it should be,” Department of Applied Mathematics Professor Mayya Tokman said. “Math is practical. It’s there to solve...

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