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2017 Hunger and Homelessness Awareness Week
The Blum Center will be recognizing Hunger and Homelessness Week with a series of events to raise awareness in our campus community. 
Sprouts Program
The Blum Center is a proud sponsor of the Sprouts Program, a student led food literacy and sustainability program. 
Food Security Symposium
Join keynote speaker Dr. Lisa Soederberg Miller and our 2017 seed grant winners for the Blum Center Food Security Symposium. 
Welcome to the Blum Center
Part of the UC Blum Federation, the Blum Center at UC Merced promotes food security and access to healthy food at UC Merced and in vulnerable populations across the region. 

 

 

The Blum Center at UC Merced is focused on promoting access to healthy food on campus as well as in vulnerable populations across the region.

Dec
15
The UC Merced Pantry will hold their monthly food distribution at the Merced College Tri-College Center from 10am to 2pm. Be prepared with your...

Featured News

Professor Susana Ramirez in a red jacket and black-rimmed glasses stands in front of bookshelves filled with books.
December 12, 2017
Professor Susana Ramirez was awarded the American Public Health Association's Early Career award at this year's APHA annual meeting.
December 11, 2017
Professor Chris Amemiya is elected a AAAS Fellow in recognition of his long history of groundbreaking discoveries in genetics.
A man in a white shirt is seen in profile looking through the eyepiece of a microscope.
December 4, 2017
UC Merced Professsor Nestor Oviedo found a way to activate death in cells with DNA damage by repressing a particular biological pathway.
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