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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 their work on first-generation student initiatives. All faculty in attendance, including Song and...
September 20, 2018
UC Merced Chancellor Dorothy Leland and Merced Mayor Mike Murphy welcomed the Bay Area Council to Merced on Thursday for a robust discussion on potential future connections between Merced and the Bay Area. “Today we are focusing on the economic potential of building greater interconnectedness,...
September 19, 2018
Two of UC Merced’s newest postdoctoral researchers, Colleen Cheverko and Maria-Elena Young, received the Chancellor’s Postdoctoral Fellowship (CPFP) for 2018-2019. The fellowships, which are for one year with a potential one-year renewal, provide professional development and faculty mentoring to...
August 20, 2018
Less than two years after breaking ground on its unprecedented campus expansion, the University of California, Merced, last week celebrated the opening of the first three buildings of the Merced 2020 Project. More than 400 people were on hand for an opening celebration Thursday, including UC Merced...
August 6, 2018
Kids Discovery Station, this year’s second installment of the children’s pop-up exhibit, opened Aug. 1 at the Merced County Library after the resounding success of the city’s first Merced for Kids pop-up museum, which ended its run in June. Those who weren’t able to attend the first pop-up will be...
July 23, 2018
UC Merced has been awarded a $3.8 million grant to establish the UC Nicotine and Cannabis Policy Center (NCPC), positioning UC Merced and the San Joaquin Valley region as a leading center for the study of public health and policy matters related to tobacco and marijuana. “Awarding of this center...
February 16, 2018
Dr. Jennifer Hahn-Holbrook, a professor of Health Psychology at UC Merced,  was one of four speakers who participated in UC Merced's fifth annual Symposium on the Child and Family on February 10th, where she presented the latest findings on post-partum depression and its...
March 13, 2017
Dr. Pamela Ling recently formed a research partnership with our Alliance. Dr. Ling is Professor of Medicine at the University of California San Francisco, where she conducts research on tobacco, media, and social marketing to young people. Dr. Ling studies tobacco industry marketing...
February 23, 2017
Feb. 22, 2017 Merced Sun-Star By Brianna Calix A group of students who make up more than 11 percent of Merced County’s enrollment was at the center of attention Wednesday during a presentation of the Merced County Office of Education’s annual report. The roughly 5,000 students with...
February 6, 2017
Decoding Dyslexia is a network of parent-led grassroots movements across the country concerned with the limited access to educational interventions for dyslexia within the public education system.  We aim to raise dyslexia awareness, empower families to support their children and inform...

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