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New crop of students start journey at UC Merced

UC Merced Chancellor Juan Sánchez Muñoz leads the charge as a sea of new, incoming students follow across the Scholars Bridge. A stream of first-year UC Merced students take part in the longheld tradition. UC Merced celebrated one of its oldest and most beloved traditions on Tuesday morning with the annual Scholars Bridge…

UC Merced Drone Team soars to new heights

By Patty Guerra After seven months of working for hours each weekend to design, build and fly a drone, it all came down to a nervous moment for UC Merced students taking part in a worldwide competition. Their drone had to be suspended between two poles and held together while weight was placed inside it. "We were a little bit nervous,"…

New agreement brings Merced, Kyoto campuses closer

Merced, California and Kyoto, Japan are nearly 5,500 miles apart, but their research universities’ shared goals to improve society is bringing them together. A new agreement between institutions of higher education in both cities will foster collaboration among researchers and an exchange of students. Kyoto University, in the 10th largest city…