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The Missing Marine Invertebrates
The Dawson lab travels from California to Palau to study why sea stars and jellyfish are disappearing.

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June 15, 2018

Verenize Arceo of Winton has represented UC Merced at the state Capitol, but her most recent achievement is closer to home. The history major is among the 20 graduates in the Class of 2018 honored as...

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June 14, 2018
Biology Professor Anna Beaudin receives UC Merced's second Pew Biomedical Scholar fellowship.
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June 8, 2018
Professor Asmeret Asefaw Berhe was selected by the National Academies of Science, Engineering and Medicine to serve as a member of their newest initiative — New Voices in Sciences, Engineering and...
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The Applied Mathematics Graduate Program (AMGP) at UC Merced offers an interdisciplinary research and training emphasis leading to Master of Science (M.S.) and Doctor of Philosophy (Ph.D.) degrees.

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The academic and research programs in the School of Natural Sciences create the environment for excellence in student achievement and cutting-edge research in the broad areas of life, physical and environmental sciences.

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