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Students and Faculty: Check out these food resources available on campus year round. 
Announcing our 2018-19 Seed Grant Winners
Congratulations to the eight winners of 2018-19 seed grant awards. 
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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.

Join the Blum Center in welcoming special guest speaker Dr. Craig Cohen for a research talk "Sustainable Development Research to Advance Global...
Join the Blum Center, Health Promotions, Sustainabilty and other campus partners in a day celebrating UC as the healthiest place to work, learn and live....
Save the date for campus programming in honor of World Food Day! In the meantime, read more about this initiative from the United Nations. 
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

Jaapna Dhillon is UC Merced’s first postdoctoral researcher to receive a Pathway to Independence Award from the National Instit
September 17, 2018

Jaapna Dhillon had no idea that studying how almonds affect health would win her a huge advantage in securing a tenure-track position. But Dhillon just became UC Merced’s first postdoctoral...

September 12, 2018

Even if some members of a goal-driven group don’t seem to work well with others — even if the whole group is extremely frustrated — the group can still compromise and find new ways to produce a...

September 5, 2018

Bioengineering Professor Changqing Li was recently awarded a four-year, $2.5 million R01 grant from the National Institutes of Health (NIH) to help develop a focused X-ray luminescence tomography (...

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