A biweekly publication for faculty and staff
January 18, 2017


UC Merced received a 10.1 percent increase in California applications, the highest in the UC system.
Graduate and undergraduate students in Professor Kara McCloskey's lab are engineering and studying tiny 'bio-bots' created out of living cells and 3-D printed skeletons, and the devices could have huge medical implications.
Professor Mark Aldenderfer and his research team uncovered new evidence regarding the earliest settlers of high-altitude regions. Their findings were published Jan. 6 in the journal Science.
 Anand Subramaniam
Professor Anand Subramaniam and his students have come up with a novel, portable and startlingly simple way to create cell-sized membranes out of the phospholipid molecules present in real cell membranes.
Chancellor Dorothy Leland on stage with the Vision and Change Alignment map projected on a screen behind her.
Several hundred UC Merced staff members kicked off the 2017 spring semester with a briefing from Chancellor Dorothy Leland, who provided updates on several ke
UC Merced’s share of $22 million in state funds will help expand programs focused on entrepreneurism and innovation.
UC Merced has directly contributed more than $1.4 billion to the San Joaquin Valley economy and $2.6 billion to the state since operations began in 2000, with more growth to come.