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  1. International student applications are down nationwide; UCD's are upRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Mar 23 | Davis Enterprise

    ... transfer applications." , shows that among the UCs, UCD had the smallest increase in international applications. UC Merced had the largest, at 11 percent. The New York Times' Stephanie Saul reported on March 16 that "International enrollment at ...

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  2. Oroville Dam crisis spurs debate on California's aging water infrastructureRead the original story

    Friday Mar 24 | AccuWeather.com

    Extreme drought, severe flooding and the recent near-disaster at the Oroville Dam have all taken a toll on California's aging water infrastructure. As climate change presents new challenges, scientists and environmental groups are proposing augmenting California's "gray" infrastructure of concrete dams, aqueducts and other structures with floodplains and other "green" infrastructure, including better-managed watershed forests and restored wetlands.

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    Wednesday Mar 22 | The Oak Ridge Observer

    ... who provide outstanding assistance in order to build successful and sustainable business communities", said UC Merced SBDC Regional Network Regional Director Diane Howerton. This vast and diverse territory encompasses 108,000 square miles including ...

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  4. Visualizing assemblies of the proteins that direct cyanobacterial circadian rhythmsRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Mar 17 | PhysOrg Weblog

    Professor Andy LiWang shows his 3-D-printed model of the proteins that drive cyanobacterial circadian clocks. Credit: UC Merced In finding a way to see assemblies of the proteins that direct cyanobacterial circadian rhythms, or biological clocks, UC Merced biochemistry professor Andy LiWang and his colleagues have done what no one else has been able to, despite more than 15 years of trying.

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  5. Scientists reveal how an ancient biological clock worksRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Mar 16 | Science Blog

    A team of scientists at UC Santa Cruz, UC Merced, and UC San Diego has determined the molecular basis of the cyanobacterial circadian clock, a timing system that synchronizes biological activities with night and day. The clock in cyanobacteria is the simplest circadian clock known, yet it has been very difficult to figure out how it works, said Carrie Partch, assistant professor of chemistry and biochemistry at UC Santa Cruz.

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  6. Top four teams comprise Fab FourRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Mar 12 | Anniston Star

    St. Francis' Ivana Markovic shoots as UC Merced's Brittany Martinez defends. St. Francis takes on Marian in the first semifinal Monday at 6 p.m. Concordia's Philly Lammers shoots as Jamestown's Bryn Woodside defends.

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  7. Tabor knocks Indiana Tech from national tournamentRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Mar 8 | WANE-TV Fort Wayne

    ... advanced to the second round, where it will take on either top-seeded St. Francis (Ill.) (31-1) or eighth-seeded UC Merced (Calif.) (17-11) at 12 p.m. on Friday. Meanwhile, the Warriors end their season with a 26-7 overall mark. Indiana Tech trailed ...

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  8. In Your Town for March 9, 2017Read the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Mar 8 | Marin Independent Journal

    Armando Quintero, a member of the Marin Municipal Water District board, was reappointed to the California Water Commission by Gov. Jerry Brown, the district said Wednesday. The position requires Senate confirmation.

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  9. University of CaliforniaRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Mar 7 | My Mother Lode

    ... Schools like UC Berkeley and UCLA have much higher non-resident enrollment, between 23-24%, while schools like UC Merced are as low as 1%. The proposal to cap non-resident enrollment, system wide, was introduced at yesterday's California Board of ...

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  10. Precision targeting provides new insights into therapy-resistant cancersRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Mar 6 | PhysOrg Weblog

    The National Cancer Institute's "cancer moonshot" tasks researchers with, among advancing other new biotechnologies, delving into immunotherapy and epigenomic analysis. UC Merced professor Fabian V. Filipp is doing his part, further developing his work on precision targeting of cancers and personalized medicine.

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  11. 2017 Oscars represent a shift, but Hollywood is still disproportionately whiteRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Mar 4 | OUPblog

    In 2017, the winners of two of the four Oscars given to actors were African Americans. This represents a remarkable turn in the history of the Oscars.

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  12. Dona t blame donors to UC endowment if theya re unhappyRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Mar 2 | The Fresno Bee

    Researchers at UC Merced recently found that infants are able to tell when an adult is acting under a misconception. In an experiment, an adult shakes two rattles and then leaves the room.

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  13. I Can't Even-la Times Is Appalled That a Government Would ...Read the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Feb 28 | VDARE

    ... back to a time when the United States was more overtly racist," said Tanya Golash-Boza, a sociology professor at UC Merced who studies immigration and race. Tanya Golash-Boza [ Email her ] is a blue-eyed blonde lady who, I suspect, would like to ...

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  14. The real goal of Trump's executive orders: Reduce the number of immigrants in U.S.Read the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Feb 28 | Anchorage Daily News

    Behind President Donald Trump's efforts to step up deportations and block travel from seven mostly Muslim countries lies a goal that reaches far beyond any immediate terrorism threat: a desire to reshape American demographics for the long term and keep out people who Trump and senior aides believe will not assimilate.

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  15. Democrats invite immigrants and refugees to Trumpa s first speech to CongressRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 17, 2014 | Star-Telegram.com

    Ganzo, founder and executive director of ourBRIDGE for kids, thought that Adams' telephone call was an inquiry to learn more about the organization that provides an after-school program a welcoming environment to immigrant and refugee children from around the globe. "I am what it means to be an immigrant," she said.

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  16. This immigrant never dreamed shea d attend a presidential addressRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Feb 27 | Star-Telegram.com

    In a pointed political statement designed to put a human face on the immigration issue, a former Fresno resident and University of California, Merced, alumnus will attend President Donald Trump's address Tuesday to a joint session of Congress. Born in Mexico and brought to the United States by her parents while still a child, Yuriana Aguilar is now an instructor in the department of physiology and biophysics at Rush Medical College in Chicago.

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  17. Researcher Illuminates the Olfactory Life of CrabsRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Feb 27 | Science Blog

    ... case, the fluid was the air or water, and the structure was the crabs' aesthetascs. Working with Waldrop, a former UC Merced biology postdoc she has known since her own postdoc days, gave Khatri a crabby lesson in biology. But Waldrop built physical ...

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  18. Studying abroad is appealing to employersRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Feb 27 | Daily Evergreen

    Traveling is one of the best experiences a young person can undertake. It enriches one's life in a way that is unparalleled by anything someone could learn by staying complacent.

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  19. UC Merced STEM majors mentor Lorena Falasco Elementary students through experimentsRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Feb 24 | Los Banos Enterprise

    UC Merced chemistry student Jessica Lopez answers questions from sixth-graders during a STEM demonstration Friday at Lorena Falasco Elementary School in Los Banos. Sixth-graders watch intently as UC Merced students explain thermodynamic principles Friday at Lorena Falasco Elementary School in Los Banos.

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  20. Despite farms, some in Central Valley struggle to find fresh foodRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Feb 24 | PhysOrg Weblog

    It might come as a surprise that, in a region where agriculture is so prevalent, many people in the San Joaquin Valley cannot afford fresh, quality produce or live too far from grocery stores, farmers markets and other sources. A recent study from UC Merced public health professor Susana Ramirez and sociology professor Zulema Valdez-published in the journal Preventing Chronic Disease -focuses on these so-called "food deserts."

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