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The campus is preparing for the largest graduating class of roughly 1,200 candidates who are eligible to participate in the weekend’s ceremonies.
March 12, 2018

The University of California, Merced, has selected political commentator and public affairs professional Maria Cardona and civic leader and entrepreneur Lenny Mendonca to deliver keynote addresses at...

March 5, 2018
UC Merced scientists identified a protein in brain cells that's essential for producing key features of alcohol addiction.
Chancellor Dorothy Leland and Berkeley Lab Director Michael Witherell sign MOU agreement on a white table.
February 23, 2018
UC Merced and Berkeley Lab sign agreement to appoint joint faculty and share resources to promote scientific collaboration.
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