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A recent study by UC Merced Professor Nancy Burke shows that the effectiveness of post-diagnosis cancer treatment also depends on understanding and addressing cultural differences.
UC Merced Professor Nancy Burke is pictured with two students.


Clarissa Nobile
UC Merced Professor Clarissa Nobile is the featured speaker for UC Merced's annual Vital and Alice Pellissier Distinguished Speaker Series. The event, which is free and open to the public, takes place at 6:30 p.m. Feb. 22.
Debbie Henderson and Executive Chef Mitch Vanagten toast with sangria during a fundraiser for the Staff Assembly Scholarship Fund
Dining Services held its first fundraiser for a scholarship for staff members' dependent children.
UC Merced's Central Plant Building is pictured with a UC Merced banner and tree foliage in the foreground.
UC Merced's senior leadership recently announced several changes in the Division of Planning and Budget, with Daniel Feitelberg and Veronica Mendez taking on new assignments.
Professors Vincent Tung and Sayantani Ghosh (front) and graduate student Som Sarang have been busy with research and publications about perovskite solar cells.
Professors Vincent Tung and Sayantani Ghosh published three papers last year that earned the covers of materials, physics and chemistry journals. Their interdisciplinary collaboration could change the way solar cells are produced.
Valley fever researchers at UC Merced are part of a new multicampus research initiative funded through a grant from the UC Office of the President.
Professor Rose Scott has published two papers building on her previous research, showing that children can recognize and understand deception and false belief at a younger age than previously thought.

Human Resources

In the coming weeks, the University of California will ask some employees to reverify the eligibility of dependents for health and welfare benefits.

Campus and Public Safety

The UC Merced Police Department has added two portable, trailer-mounted, LED message boards as another means to communicate information to the campus and local community.

Survey Says

Students' responses indicate best predictors of whether they return to campus for their third semesters.


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