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July 3, 2023
Indigenous drumming, storytelling and art will be on full display at UC Merced during the inaugural Native Nights event. The UC Merced Native and Indigenous Student Coalition (NISC) is hosting the cultural outreach event on Saturday, July 8, from 6-10 p.m. at the UC Merced Sentinel Rock Bowl,...
June 28, 2023
UC Merced is highlighting incoming students for fall 2023 — a dynamic, diverse and accomplished cohort of new Bobcats. Delia Rodriguez poured her heart into college prep — applying to almost 20 universities. When it came time to make her choice, opportunities in health science pointed her to a UC...
June 27, 2023
UC Merced is highlighting incoming students for fall 2023 — a dynamic, diverse and accomplished cohort of new Bobcats. With a population of about 8,700 people, the Tulare County town of Orosi is known as a tight-knit community. It's no surprise that residents see familiar faces daily and are on a...
June 23, 2023
Global Arts Studies Professor Yehuda Sharim has published a new photo essay, “A Map of Light,” on the University of California Humanities Research Institute (UCHRI)’s digital platform Foundry. This is the second piece Sharim has published on the collective platform. While “A Map of Light” is a...
June 12, 2023
New students or those who have not yet chosen their majors will have an array of options before them. Five new majors and several new emphases, ranging across all three schools, are all coming online in 2024 and are recruiting students now. New bachelor’s of science degrees: chemical engineering...
May 10, 2023
  A teacher who has touched the stars and a professor who was the first star in the UC Merced doctoral firmament will serve as keynote speakers at the university’s spring Commencement ceremonies May 12-14. NASA astronaut Joseph Acaba will address ceremonies for undergraduates from UC Merced’s three...
April 27, 2023
The UC Merced Center for the Humanities is hosting activist and labor leader Dolores Huerta for its Distinguished Lecture in the Humanities. The free event is scheduled for Monday, May 1, at 5:30 p.m. in Classroom and Office Building 1, room 102. It will be followed by a reception on the second...
April 10, 2023
The UC Merced Library is hosting an opening reception for a new art exhibit that showcases the farmworker movement in the Central Valley through the lens of the late photographer and labor activist George Ballis. "Building a New Future: Art and Activism in the Central Valley" is on display on the...
April 3, 2023
The campus community is invited to take part in the first UC Merced National Public Health Week, from April 3-9. Several events are planned to show students, faculty and staff the importance of public health. In-person and virtual events will address community, violence prevention, sexual and...
March 21, 2023
Whether it's a trip back home to visit family, a ride to see friends or simply a vacation, UC Merced students can choose among multiple ways to travel for spring break. For the 2023 spring semester, UC Merced observes Spring Recess Monday, March 27 — Thursday, March 30. The Cesar Chavez Day holiday...

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