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October 17, 2017
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October 10, 2017
Professor Clarissa Nobile is changing the way we look at microbes. She wants to understand them as they’re found in nature, not as they exist in the laboratory. And she was just awarded a five-year, $1.89 million grant from the National Institutes of Health (NIH) to bolster her efforts. Nobile...
September 21, 2017
UC Merced recently launched a new standalone Ph.D. program in Public Health, further establishing the university’s commitment to educating the next generation of scholars who are addressing the San Joaquin Valley’s unique health concerns. The School of Social Sciences, Humanities and Arts (SSHA)...
September 20, 2017
On Saturday, September 16th the Senior Sprouts team offered an Impact Initiative Training to prospective members. They added 17 new members to the Sprouts team and they are so excited to get them started! They will be having our first garden day on Monday, September 25 from 1:30-3:30. Please feel...
September 14, 2017
A full-length documentary highlighting the relationship between water, food security and, ultimately, global security, features UC Merced researchers and is scheduled to premiere Sept. 14 in downtown Merced. “Beyond the Brink,” a new film from accomplished writer, producer and director...
August 9, 2017
Established in 2011, the San Joaquin Valley Program in Medical Education (SJV PRIME) pools resources from UC Merced, the UC Davis School of Medicine, and UCSF Fresno to recruit and train future physicians committed to serving the Central Valley. This summer, SJV PRIME welcomed its seventh class —...
August 8, 2017
Does diversity have a positive effect on economic outcomes? According to a new study co-authored by UC Merced economics Professor Justin Cook, the answer is yes, even when the diversity is imperceptible to the casual observer. Cook and his former postdoctoral advisor, Professor Jason Fletcher of...
July 24, 2017
The UC Merced Global Food Initiative is hiring a Food Security Community Relations student intern to work with the Blum Center on addressing food security on campus and in our community. Apply now before the opportunity closes on August 4th.   
June 28, 2017
Young undocumented Latinos who gain legal status, even on a temporary basis, experience significant positive effects on their psychological well-being, according to a new study published in the journal Social Science & Medicine. UC Merced Professor Whitney Pirtle and UC Davis Professor Caitlin...
June 27, 2017
According to UK based Chatham House, world food supplies are increasingly vulnerable to disasters and climate change, with trade reliant on only 14 global "choke points".  Read the article on BBC.com

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