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May 9, 2019
The National Institutes of Health’s National Institute of Dental and Craniofacial Research (NIDCR) awarded Quantitative and Systems Biology graduate student Craig Ennis the Ruth L. Kirschstein Predoctoral Individual National Service Research Award. The award provides multiyear support to...
May 6, 2019
Quantitative and Systems Biology (QSB) graduate student Anh Diep will represent UC Merced at the University of California Grad Slam finals in San Francisco on May 10. At UC Merced’s Grad Slam final round in April, Diep presented her dissertation research “To Clear or Not Clear: A Valley Fever...
May 2, 2019
Most people wouldn’t think sharks can teach researchers about the planet’s distant past and its more immediate future. UC Merced paleoecologist Professor Sora Kim isn’t most people. There’s a connection between data in fossilized shark teeth and climate change, and thanks to a grant from the...
April 24, 2019
Graduate student Vicky Espinoza shared the plight of some San Joaquin Valley families with a wide audience this spring in her role as a Next Generation delegate to this year’s Chicago Council on Global Affairs Global Food Security Symposium, entitled “From Scarcity to Security: Managing Water for a...
April 23, 2019
A rigorous, first-of-its-kind global study provides new insights into the natural history of soil biodiversity and shows that changes in soil pH during soil development is a major driver of most of that biodiversity. Published recently in the prestigious journal Proceedings of the National Academy...
April 22, 2019
It’s before dawn on a Saturday morning in mid-May — not a time anyone would expect the UC Merced campus to be busy. But it is. This is Spring Commencement, and there is much work to do. Parking and transportation staff are placing signage and temporary fencing. In the kitchens, dozens of dining and...
April 16, 2019
UC Merced’s Graduate Division will host its Grad Slam competition on April 18 with graduate scholars presenting on topics ranging from Valley Fever immune response and antibiotic resistance to computer vision and mathematical methods for thermal collection. This year’s competition started in March...
April 4, 2019
Join the UC Merced School of Natural Sciences, Department of Chemistry to celebrate the International Year of the Periodic Table (IYPT2019) with light refreshments at 4 p.m. on Friday, April 12th in the Pavilion, Room 104. Scientist Dmitri Mendeleev discovered the Periodic System in 1869. This year...
April 4, 2019
Two of the state’s leading political figures will make their return to UC Merced to serve as keynote speakers at the university’s 14th commencement exercises in May. Jennifer Siebel Newsom, California’s First Partner, and Eleni Kounalakis, the state’s first female Lieutenant Governor, will address...
April 4, 2019
Join the UC Merced School of Natural Sciences, Department of Chemistry to celebrate the International Year of the Periodic Table (IYPT2019) with light refreshments at 4 p.m. on Friday, April 12th in the Pavilion, Room 104. Scientist Dmitri Mendeleev discovered the Periodic System in 1869. This year...

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