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Students Conduct Ag Tech Research on Campus for USDA Internships

Professor Colleen Naughton with the 2021 FACTS Summer Bridge Program students.

By Elizabeth Arakelian. While many are preparing to head off to college after an unprecedented year, a handful of students are already on UC Merced’s campus and working away in research labs. They’re part of the inaugural FACTS Bridge…
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Register Ahead for Fall Innovate to Grow; Event Highlights Experiential Learning

Students show off one of their projects for Innovate the Grow audiences. Image by Veronica Adrover.

More than 40 student teams from UC Merced’s School of Engineering will show off the projects they’ve been designing and assembling for community partners — from data analysis and food processing to autonomous mobile robots and water-treatment monitoring. The Fall 2021  Read more about Register Ahead for Fall Innovate to Grow; Event Highlights Experiential Learning

No Need to Fear, CSAM is Here

A dog holding a cell phone and a jack-o-lantern bucket, Cyber Security Awareness Month (CSAM)

By Jeané Blunt. October may be known for it’s spooky holiday, but it’s also Cyber Security Awareness Month (CSAM). And what’s more frightening than unsecured data? To help UC celebrate, the UC Cyber Champions have cultivated a calendar…
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UC Merced Brings NSF ‘Computer Science for All’ Program to Merced Schools

A teacher does a science experiment in front of students

By Leigh Bernacchi. The technology world is punctuated by startups, and UC Merced is “starting up” its own program to invigorate computer science education in the San Joaquin Valley. The National Science Foundation awarded a $300,000, two-year grant to support…
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Student Dens: A Remote Student Support System at UC Merced

Student/Den graphics: Gustavo Torres, UC Merced Student Affairs.

By Jessica Duffy and Christy Snyder. As the full impact of COVID-19 unfolded over the summer, UC Merced’s academic leadership made the decision to build out capacity to support remote instruction. Of particular concern was the student experience in this…
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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. Regardless of the route you take, the journey from UC…
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UCM, CSU Stanislaus, and Merced College Unite to Train Future Tech Researchers

Ivy Nguyen, a computer science and engineering major, pilots a drone as part of CITRIS' women in tech initiative

Thirty-four students from San Joaquin Valley colleges are getting an opportunity to learn how to access and build careers in technology and research at a unique workshop designed to help diversify science-related fields. Students from UC Merced, Merced College and…
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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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