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September 11, 2015

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UC Merced celebrated its 10th anniversary with a new video, a 5K run and a special issue of UC Merced Magazine that chronicles the campus's past while looking ahead to the future.
UC Merced celebrated the 10th anniversary of its opening on Sept. 5, 2005.

Spotlight

Whether he is manning the front counter, chatting with students online or answering emails at his desk, enrollment services advisor Kong Moua is appreciated for the excellent customer service he provides.

News

Mark Matsumoto discusses his return to UC Merced to serve as dean for the School of Engineering and his vision to make the school a source of pride in the region.
Michael Eissinger is researching the history of rural, largely unknown African-American communities in the Central Valley — communities like Fairmead, where newfound tales of the town’s past have invigorated those seeking a better future.
Professor Anna Song is the first author on a recent publication showing that teens and young adults are less likely to take up smoking when smoke-free workplace laws and higher cigarette taxes are implemented.
In a recent study, Professor Haifeng Huang shows that the often oversimplified perception of advanced western nations among Chinese people can affect how they view their own government.

Survey Says

New survey responses from first-year students help predict GPAs at the end of their first semester and whether they would return to campus the following spring.

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