Would-be engineers get a jump-start at high school academy
They are gaining knowledge that may be applied in careers that haven't been invented yet.
Wednesday Jul 30
Unmet obligations, misplaced priorities in higher ed
A common notion of college is that it's a great equalizer-anyone who works hard and applies themselves can achieve a better life.
Tue Jul 29, 2014
UC Merced Connect: Partnership with Yosemite highlighted during Napolitano visit
A two-day visit to Yosemite gave University of California President Janet Napolitano an up-close look at UC Merced's partnership with the neighboring national park, including some of the students whose lives have been transformed by their experiences there.
Wed Jul 23, 2014
a UC cashes in on nonresidents
Some people characterize the trend as "a fresh perspective," while others say that Californians are being squeezed out.
New Research Shows Bacteria Swim With Whole...
Image Caption: The image traces the helical trajectory followed by the bodies of bacterial cells as they swim.
Tue Jul 22, 2014
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.
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.
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Capitol Alert: AM Alert: Community college board reappoints CCSF trustee
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Sun Jul 06, 2014
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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.