A biweekly publication for faculty and staff
December 2, 2016


A new study by UC Merced Professor Emilia Huerta-Sánchez shows that between 30,000 and 50,000 years ago, Neanderthals, Denisovans and Homosapiens interbred, and modern humans got an evolutionary advantage because of it.
Two UC Merced professors, their grad students and collaborators at other universities are looking into the fossilized remains of the small animals and plants that rounded out the ecosystems at the La Brea Tar Pits.
The UC Merced community seeks out and is active in various ways of helping others.
UC Merced is mourning the loss of two respected campus community members who died recently, athletics coach Ryan Nunez and faculty member S.A. Davis.
The WAVE uses 20 screens, 3-D technology, 4K resolution and an extensive research network to transport viewers to far-flung places around the globe — and that’s only the beginning.