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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

Featured News

April 26, 2023

Professor Roberto Andresen Eguiluz has received a CAREER award for his research into the underlying cause of arthritis. He is the 33rd researcher from UC Merced to earn a CAREER award from the...

From left, graduate student John Wilson, alumnus Qiaochu “Michael” Li and Professor Jing Xu.
April 12, 2023

Student researchers in experimental physics Professor Jing Xu’s lab have played a critical role in a study that will help understand Alzheimer’s and other diseases that progressively destroy brain...

Field researcher at California's tidal pools.
March 2, 2023

It's time for the campus and the community to celebrate UC Merced’s high-level research during Research Week, March 6 through 10. The annual research showcase, hosted by the Office of Research and...

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