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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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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...
April 26, 2023
Professor Roberto Andresen Eguiluz has received a CAREER award for his research into the underlying cause of arthritis. He is the 33rd researcher from UC Merced to earn a CAREER award from the National Science Foundation (NSF). CAREER awards are among the NSF's most prestigious awards. They are...
April 12, 2023
Student researchers in experimental physics Professor Jing Xu’s lab have played a critical role in a study that will help understand Alzheimer’s and other diseases that progressively destroy brain tissue. Three students, including a graduate student who has since completed his Ph.D. and an...
April 3, 2023
The campus community is invited to take part in the first UC Merced National Public Health Week, from April 3-9. Several events are planned to show students, faculty and staff the importance of public health. In-person and virtual events will address community, violence prevention, sexual and...
March 2, 2023
It's time for the campus and the community to celebrate UC Merced’s high-level research during Research Week, March 6 through 10. The annual research showcase, hosted by the Office of Research and Economic Development, kicks off with a Health Sciences Research Institute (HSRI) event titled “...
March 2, 2023
Children who are exposed to glyphosate, the most widely used herbicide worldwide, may suffer from liver inflammation and metabolic disorder in early adulthood, according to a new study by a team that includes Public Health Chair and Professor Asa Bradman. The study, published in the journal...
February 3, 2023
A new landmark study by the UC Merced Community and Labor Center shows farmworkers across California are facing serious health challenges on a daily basis. The goal of the Farmworker Health Study was to examine agricultural worker health and well-being, in addition to health care access, local...
February 1, 2023
The National Science Foundation (NSF) has given Professor Stephanie Woo the CAREER award to help her delve into congenital birth defects by looking at the embryonic cells of zebrafish. Woo is the 32nd researcher from UC Merced to earn a CAREER award. CAREER awards are among the NSF’s most...

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