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Graduate students’ fellowships promote study of Valley fever

By ANH DIEP UC Merced Professor Katrina Hoyer ’s lab is helping UC Merced serve the San Joaquin Valley community through its studies of immune responses to Valley fever and other diseases. Graduate students Susana Tejeda-Garibay and Nadia Miranda are exploring fungal and host immune interactions in Valley fever, and they have…

Counseling strategy lessens covid impact

As part of new counseling strategies created with the aim of lessening the impact of COVID on kids, on Feb. 11, 31 fifth graders in their classroom at Fremont School in Merced watched a video called “Kindness Boomerang” by Life Vest Inside,  a non-profit organization dedicated to inspiring, empowering and educating people of all backgrounds to…

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