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January 9, 2023
School of Natural Sciences faculty member, David Strubbe, has been awarded a $1.3 million grant from the University of California Multicampus Research Programs and Initiatives (MRPI) to increase understanding of the beginning stages of controlled fusion that will further benefit the pursuit of...
January 9, 2023
For the first time, UC Merced faculty members from each of the campus’s three schools have been chosen as principal investigators on some of the 21 exciting new projects that are being funded through UC’s Multicampus Research Programs and Initiatives (MRPI). In addition, UC Merced researchers are...
December 22, 2022
Graduate Division’s Competitive Edge Summer Bridge program for incoming Ph.D. students was identified as a Program to Watch by Excelencia in Education, a national effort to identify evidence-based programs that improve Latino student success in higher education. “We are thrilled to receive this...
December 21, 2022
Christina Georges didn't choose UC Merced because of the opportunities she would have to conduct research as an undergraduate. "When doing my own research on UC Merced in high school, I learned that UC Merced was a younger university," said the fourth-year biological sciences major from La Mirada...
December 21, 2022
Neither chilly temperatures nor a thick blanket of dense fog could dampen the smiles and spirits of hundreds of Bobcats as they participated in UC Merced's Fall 2022 Commencement. Nearly 450 graduates took part in three separate ceremonies at the Art Kamangar Center at the Merced Theatre. "The...
December 19, 2022
Although climate change is still a very real challenge, the past decades of efforts to reduce the effects of human activities on the atmosphere have been potent enough to have thrown off the models scientists use to understand and forecast the atmosphere’s chemical composition and cleansing...
December 15, 2022
Each semester the School of Natural Sciences recognizes exceptional graduating students by presenting them with an ‘Outstanding Student Award’. Students are nominated and selected by the faculty who oversee their major. Awardees are selected based on criteria including...

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