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Students and Faculty: Check out these resources available on campus year round! 
2nd Annual Blum Center Symposium
Our 2nd annual symposium, held in December 2018, highlighted green communities
Announcing our 2018-19 Seed Grant Winners
Congratulations to the eight winners of 2018-19 seed grant awards. 
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. 

 

From 2016 to 2018, The Blum Center at UC Merced focused on promoting access to healthy food on campus as well as in vulnerable populations across the region.
Learn more about Blum Centers on other UC campuses by clicking here

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