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2nd Annual Blum Center Symposium
Join the Blum Center for our 2nd annual symposium highlighting green communities! 
Looking for Food Resources?
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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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.

Join the Blum Center in welcoming special guest, Professor Tendai Chitewere, from the Department of Geography and Environment at San Francisco...
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

October 17, 2018

If you’re an American with Internet access, you’ve probably done it. You get a headache, a sniffle or a mystery bruise, and instead of seeing your doctor, you consult “Dr. Google.” According to some...

September 24, 2018

UC Merced psychology Professor Anna Song and biology Professor Jennifer Manilay had a special dinner with UC President Janet Napolitano at her Oakland home recently to honor the faculty members for...

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...

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University of California Agriculture and Natural Resources

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