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New Grant More than Doubles Campus Supercomputing Power

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By Lorena Anderson. UC Merced is rapidly gaining a strong reputation for research and scientific computing across many disciplines and a major expansion of its computing infrastructure is about to cement the campus’ status as a research computing hub.

The…
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‘Yes, You Can’: UC Merced Students Learning, Growing at Livermore Lab

Leily Kiani (’16) is one of 21 former Bobcats who currently work at LLNL, strengthening the bond between the university and national lab.

By Kenneth Mashinchi. Just 90 miles from the future of higher education — UC Merced — lies one of the epicenters of the future of technology, innovation and national security.


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Recording Available for “The First Woman Man” Webinar

A scaled down version of a male dummy that represents only the smallest 5% of women by the standards of the mid-1970s - so small that it can work double-duty as a 12 or 13 year old child.

UC Merced CIO Ann Kovalchick presented the webinar, “The First Woman Man: Gender Labels and Workplace Expectations,” to an audience of over 200 on November 20.

The newly formed UC Women in Tech Committee hosted the webinar and…
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Save the Date: Nov. 20 UC WIT Webinar

Ann Kovalchick, Associate Vice Chancellor and CIO at UC Merced

The UC Women in Technology Committee is pleased to announce a webinar with Ann Kovalchick, UC Merced chief information officer.

Title: The First Woman Man: Gender labels and workplace expectations

Description: A discussion on the real and imagined responsibilities of being…
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Young UC Merced Student Developing Smartphone Diagnostics for Alzheimer’s

Kumaran Akilan presented his research on using a smartphone to potentially diagnose Alzheimer's disease at the Consumer Electronics Show in Las Vegas in January.

Alzheimer’s disease affects people all over the world and Kumaran Akilan’s family is no different.

As the first-year student from Cupertino waits to see if his grandfather’s mild cognitive impairment…
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Drones Taking Flight: UC’s Center of Excellence on Unmanned Aircraft Systems Safety

Posted by Alison Spencer, UCB Student Intern, UCOP.  Drones have emerged in recent years as an exciting information-gathering tool. At UC Merced’s newly established UC Center of Excellence on Unmanned Aircraft Systems Safety, director Brandon Stark and his team…
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