8 hrs ago
UC Merced provost, engineering professor named to new climate council
UC Merced Provost and Executive Vice Chancellor Tom Peterson and founding faculty member professor Roger Bales have been named members of UC President Janet Napolitano's new Global Climate Leadership Council.
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14 hrs ago
Bacteria Swim with Bodies and Flagella
When it comes to swimming, the bodies of some bacteria are more than just dead weight, according to new research from Brown University.
Fri Jul 18, 2014
Three Merced County men join the CHP
Justin Beutel of Merced, a 2008 graduate of Buhach Colony High School in Atwater, has been assigned to serve in the CHP's Indio area office.
Experts: Fracking has potential in Valley
Fracking, the practice of fracturing underground rock formations to tap previously unrecoverable troves of oil and natural gas, holds huge potential for the San Joaquin Valley, a panel of experts said Thursday.
Local Valley fever research to be published in scientific journal
Researchers at UC Merced and UCSF-Fresno recently completed a literature review on Valley Fever, scheduled to be published later this month in the scientific journal "Microbes and Infection."
Tue Jul 15, 2014
Drone research soars into uncharted territory
Other UC campuses have drone research programs, but UC Merced might be the only one with two certificates of authorization from the Federal Aviation Administration, allowing students to fly autonomous, unmanned systems at higher altitudes and, possibly, in locations they haven't flown before.
Sun Jul 13, 2014
Merced council to focus on retail center development next year
Expediting the development of a regional retail center along Highway 99 and continuing to partner with UC Merced on expansion plans will be top priorities of the Merced City Council over the next 12 to 18 months.
Tue Jul 08, 2014
UC Merced professor studies how disease spreads, resistance to drugs
Professor Clarissa J. Nobile, who studies microbial communities, has discovered mechanisms that allow a potentially fatal biofilm to spread and resist drugs.
Mon Jul 07, 2014
Kaiser hospital interns gain experience before entering the real world
Tatianna Madison, 17 of Vacaville gets instruction on how to use and X-ray machine from Nadia Johnston, a senior x-ray technician at Kaiser Medical Center in Vacaville.
Sacramento Bee Newspaper
Capitol Alert: AM Alert: Community college board reappoints CCSF trustee
Good news for Android users! Capitol Alert's Insider Edition app is now available for your phone or tablet.
Sun Jul 06, 2014
Sacramento Bee Newspaper
States look to gun seizure law after mass killings
A wreath adorned with a ribbon of blue and gold, University of California, Santa Barbara's colors, sits below an oak at UC Merced on Wednesday as part of the ceremony to support the victims of last week's shooting at Isla Vista campus.
Fri Jul 04, 2014
Merced council to review priorities
A study session on policy priorities will be held at 5:30 p.m. Monday by the Merced City Council.
Wed Jul 02, 2014
The Fresno Bee
Fresno Pacific takes interim tag off track, cross country coach Winter
Fresno Pacific named Ray Winter as the permanent coach of the university's track and field and cross country programs Tuesday, removing the interim label from his job title.
Tue Jul 01, 2014
The Fresno Bee
Food to become a major focus at all UC campuses, UC president says
UC Merced's campus, shown on Bobcat Day in April, will participate in the UC Global Food Initiative, addressing worldwide food security issues and examining meals served at local schools.
UC Merced Connect: UC Merced aiming for additional sustainability classifications
UC Merced is one of the greenest campuses in the nation, with 100 percent of its new construction having earned LEED certification from the U.S. Green Building Council.
Mon Jun 30, 2014
UC Merced to purchase land in downtown
The land is 0.85 of an acre vacant lot at 18th and N streets, across from the Merced Civic Center.
Don't blame Merced PD
Regarding: "Police chief's in-law arrested" : The actions of Jesse Saucedo have nothing to do with the Merced Police Department or chief Norm Andrade, yet the media has to use them to make a headline.
Tue Jun 24, 2014
Efficient UC Merced building could be boon for engineering
Work on Classroom and Office Building 2 can be seen through a window on the third floor of Kolligian Library on Tuesday, June 24, 2014, at UC Merced.
UC Merced Connect: Big-data project nets professor prestigious award
Professor Florin Rusu's passion for analyzing voluminous amounts of data has won him a prestigious early-career award from the U.S. Department of Energy, making him the fifth of the nine eligible faculty members in the computer science and engineering group to earn the honor, and the first one to get this award from the DOE.
Mon Jun 23, 2014
Clock ticking for new California water bond
Senate Democrats have failed in an initial attempt to secure support for overhauling the $11.1 billion water bond on the November ballot.