Brigitte Bowers: Falcons at UC Merced preserve an age-old relationship
Falconers saved the peregrine in the mid-1970s after DDT had almost wiped them out in the wild.
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Friday Mar 7
Study: Merced benefits from knowledge spillover
As research students develop new technologies and ideas, or just better ways to conduct business, the information is passed on to the businesses working closely with the university, UC Merced Professor Alexander Whalley explained.
Wed Mar 05, 2014
The 38th Annual Indian Gulch 2-mile, 5-mile and 10-mile runs are set for Saturday.
MTI: Companies, Individuals to Be Honored at Green Industry Hall of Fame Conference
The fourth annual conference and induction ceremony, "Bridging the Environment and Technology," will be held , CEO of Korlogic.
Tue Mar 04, 2014
UC Merced joins other campuses to encourage innovation
UC Merced was chosen as one of a dozen campuses across the nation to participate in a new program, Pathways to Innovation, designed to encourage innovation and entrepreneurship among undergraduate engineering students.
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Task Force: California storms didn't end drought
California Natural Resources Agency Secretary John Laird said Tuesday that the state needs a storm every other day through May to reach normal.
Sun Mar 02, 2014
Politics, poetry and art highlighted at Black Arts Conference
Musician Zena Allen is shown playing a kora during theater night at UC Merced's Black Arts Movement Conference.
Thu Feb 27, 2014
UC Merced conference examines the Black Arts Movement
The significance of sankofa isn’t lost on local writer Kim McMillon as she speaks with enthusiasm about the need to honor black writers, poets and artists of the ’60s and ’70s who she believes changed the course of American literature and laid the foundation for modern art forms and modes of expression such as hip hop and spoken ... (more)
State board coming to Merced County to discuss drought
The California State Board of Food and Agriculture will come to Merced next week to meet with the governor's Drought Task Force and local leaders to discuss the drought's impact on agriculture, the agency announced Wednesday.
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Ladysmith Black Mambazo brings renowned South African sound to Merced
As the country's most well-known singing group and one of the most famous all-male ensembles on the globe, the group has sung for presidents and pop stars, and won Grammy Awards and adoration throughout its six decades of making music.
Wed Feb 26, 2014
UC Merced Connect: Phonons are a key to power
Physics professor Michael Scheibner's work in phononics, the study of quasi-particles that produce heat, indicates phonons can be harnessed to produce energy.
Tue Feb 25, 2014
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California Retired Teachers Association will present a discussion of experimental acrylics, an art form focusing on artistic inspiration, March 17, 10 to 11:30 a.m., at the Multicultural Arts Center.
Mon Feb 24, 2014
The Atwater Chamber Networking Coffee meeting will be Wednesday at 8 a.m. at the Chamber of Commerce, 1181 3rd St. Host will be Randy Rolfe, author and Nikken independent wellness consultant.
Sun Feb 23, 2014
UC Merced students get girls thinking about careers
Girls study web design, one of the subjects covered Saturday at UC Merced. Engineering students there held "Expanding Your Horizons," an event meant to inspire girls and create an interest in entering the fields of science, technology, engineering and math.
Fri Feb 21, 2014
Brigitte Bowers: From insurance lackey to master falconer
Sonic, who provides bird abatement at the UC Merced campus, gets some food during one recent trip.
Thu Feb 20, 2014
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'The Black Arts Movement and Its Influences' conference hits UC...
On Feb. 28-March 2 at UC Merced, "The Black Arts Movement and Its Influences" conference will be going down with a host of legendary Black artists who have contributed to the liberation of our minds over the last 50 years.
Wed Feb 19, 2014
Merced pushes to synchronize traffic lights
The city wants to synchronize the traffic lights on two main corridors: G Street from 16th Street to Yosemite Avenue, and 16th Street between G and R streets.
Tue Feb 18, 2014
UC Merced Connect: Being green has benefits
The California Architectural Foundation gave UC Merced the Owings Award for Environmental Excellence, adding to the slew of awards the campus has won.
Mon Feb 17, 2014
Women engineers to hold conference at UC Merced
The Society of Women Engineers Club of UC Merced will have a conference Saturday for girls in grades six through 12. Titled "Expanding Your Horizons," the purpose of the event is to inspire girls and create an interest in entering the fields of science, technology, engineering and math, according to news release.
Fri Feb 14, 2014
Here's One More Reason To Play Video Games: Beating Dyslexia
Video games with lots of action might be useful for helping people with dyslexia train the brain's attention system.