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Ph.D. Candidate Kesia Garibay Publishes First-authored Article
Fifth-year Ph.D. candidate Kesia Garibay has a new first-authored article.
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December 6, 2023
UC Merced civil and environmental engineering Professor Colleen Naughton has been included in the American Academy of Environmental Engineers and Scientists' (AAEES) 40 Under 40 Program. According to the AAEES website, the program recognizes "talented individuals who have, either personally or as...
November 13, 2023
Fifth-year Ph.D. candidate Kesia Garibay has a new first-authored article titled, “Examining the Role and Strategies of Advocacy Coalitions in California’s Statewide Sugar-Sweetened Beverage Tax Debate (2001-2018).” Her research interests include the impact of...
October 23, 2023
UC Merced was recently awarded a significant grant from Genentech, a member of the Roche group, to create the UC Merced Center for Health Equity. The initiative will focus on eliminating health disparities and advancing health equity throughout the San Joaquin Valley, particularly among the region’...
October 12, 2023
Distinguished rankings, new academic offerings, world-class research and campus expansions were among the highlights of the UC Merced State of the University address delivered by Chancellor Juan Sánchez Muñoz. "The state of this 20-year-old institution is unparalleled in the history of American...
August 30, 2023
UC Merced public health Professor Maria-Elena De Trinidad Young has been awarded an R01 grant from the National Institutes of Health (NIH). The $3 million grant will fund Young's ambitious, five-year research project to understand how immigration policy influences health care access and the...
August 1, 2023
UC Merced students will present research conducted over the summer at the Undergraduate Research Opportunities Center (UROC) annual Undergraduate Research Symposium. The research presentations mark the end of the Summer Undergraduate Research Institute (SURI), a nine-week program conducted and...
June 28, 2023
UC Merced is highlighting incoming students for fall 2023 — a dynamic, diverse and accomplished cohort of new Bobcats. Delia Rodriguez poured her heart into college prep — applying to almost 20 universities. When it came time to make her choice, opportunities in health science pointed her to a UC...
June 12, 2023
New students or those who have not yet chosen their majors will have an array of options before them. Five new majors and several new emphases, ranging across all three schools, are all coming online in 2024 and are recruiting students now. New bachelor’s of science degrees: chemical engineering...
May 30, 2023
Professor Ahmed Sabbir Arif has received a CAREER award for his research into non-acoustic, image-based speech input on mobile devices. He is the 35th researcher from UC Merced to earn a CAREER award from the National Science Foundation (NSF). CAREER awards are among the NSF's most prestigious...
May 10, 2023
  A teacher who has touched the stars and a professor who was the first star in the UC Merced doctoral firmament will serve as keynote speakers at the university’s spring Commencement ceremonies May 12-14. NASA astronaut Joseph Acaba will address ceremonies for undergraduates from UC Merced’s three...

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