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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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Automation of Graduate Student Hiring Process a Huge Success at UCM

 Posted by Desiree Silva, IT Communications Officer, UCM. Sometimes it’s difficult for information technology experts and higher education faculty to get on the same page. However, a recent project completed at UC Merced has shown how it’s done.

The Graduate…
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Increasing Wireless Speed at UCM – The Next Generation Network Project

Posted by Desiree Silva, IT Communications Officer, UCM. In November 2014, the Office of Information Technology (OIT) at UC Merced began a campus-wide upgrade to provide a faster, more robust internet service to faculty, staff, and students. The Next Generation…
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