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March 29, 2016
To the campus community: I am sad to report that William Shadish, professor of quantitative psychology and a founding faculty member at UC Merced, died at his home on Sunday, March 27. Professor Shadish joined UC Merced in 2003, before there were any students or buildings, to help build a new...
March 17, 2016
Completing degree requirements in eight semesters can be challenging for many students. Add a minor, a job or a semester abroad, and students can easily find themselves playing catch-up. That’s why UC Merced senior Shelby Smith, a typical student seeking to pack as much as possible into her college...
March 4, 2016
Ten UC Merced graduate students are going to the campuswide finals of the GradSLAM! competition in the hopes of becoming campus champion and competing with grad students from across the UC system. The Graduate Division kicked off its second annual GradSLAM! with two sets of qualifying rounds on...
February 25, 2016
Jill Robbins, dean of the UC Merced School of Social Sciences, Humanities and Arts, has received a fellowship from the National Endowment for the Humanities (NEH) to support the completion of her book about the role of poetry in the recovery from the 2004 train bombings in Madrid. The book, “We...
February 24, 2016
The annual Research Week tabling event has more than doubled in size from last year, and that’s just one of the new and growing events featured in UC Merced’s weeklong celebration of research. More than 20 tables have been booked by groups, graduate and undergraduate students, organized research...
February 18, 2016
Two UC Merced faculty members with distinguished, international research careers recently became the campus’s first John D. and Catherine T. MacArthur Chairs. Professor Mark Aldenderfer, who served as dean of the School of Social Sciences, Humanities and Arts for more than five years, and...
February 18, 2016
Two UC Merced faculty members with distinguished, international research careers recently became the campus’s first John D. and Catherine T. MacArthur Chairs. Professor Mark Aldenderfer, who served as dean of the School of Social Sciences, Humanities and Arts for more than five years, and new UC...
February 9, 2016
With two decades of experience at prominent American research universities, Jill Robbins has a good feel for what works and what doesn’t in academia. That’s partly because change comes so slowly to most established institutions — which is exactly what drew her to UC Merced....
February 9, 2016
Harvard University Professor Doris Sommer will present UC Merced’s fourth annual Distinguished Lecture in the Humanities at noon Feb. 22 in the California Room on campus. Sommer’s talk, “The Work of Art in the World: Civic Agency and Public Humanities,” is the latest in a series of lectures...
February 9, 2016
With two decades of experience at prominent American research universities, Jill Robbins has a good feel for what works and what doesn’t in academia. That’s partly because change comes so slowly to most established institutions — which is exactly what drew her to UC Merced. As the new dean of the...

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