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UC professor shares thoughts on economy

Dr. Greg Wright, an assistant professor in UC Merced’s Economics program, who earned both a Master’s degree and a Ph.D in Economics from UC Davis, shared with the Times his perspective on the coronavirus’ impact on the economy, based on the national unemployment rate. Dr. Wright told the Times, “Since March 2020, the effects of COVID-19 on…

A Call For Change In Merced

Mercedians from all walks of life made their way to Courthouse Park last Saturday to take part in a community gathering and forum at the steps of the Historical Courthouse Museum. The event was led by UC Merced Assistant Professor Dr. Whitney Pirtle, and it brought together a number of speakers who aimed to spark conversations…

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