Drawing upon the empirical scholarship and research expertise of contributors from all settled continents and from diverse life settings and economies, Viral Loads illustrates how the COVID-19 pandemic, and responses to it, lay bare and load onto people’s lived realities in countries around...
October 7, 2021
September 14, 2021
Over the past decade there has been a revolution in survey and mapping with the advent of LiDAR (Light Detection and Ranging) imaging technology. This method of rapid data capture creates detailed regional images of anthropogenic and natural landscapes to generate high-resolution relief...
September 8, 2021
Dr. Lercari's work at Bodie State Historic Park in California has been featured on National Geographic's "Drain The Oceans" - The Wild West episode. The trailer can be viewed here, while the full episode is available on demand here.
August 3, 2021
A baby’s first steps is more than just an event to share with loved ones; it is a major developmental transition that changes nearly every aspect of the child’s life. Research by Professor Eric Walle has demonstrated that infants understand and say more words as they transition from...
July 22, 2021
Professor Almeida recently co-authored an article in the journal Social Problems with colleagues from Honduras (top picture), Costa Rica (pictured bottom left), and El Salvador (Professors Eugenio Sosa, Allen Cordero...
March 29, 2021
Distinguished Professor Jan Wallander has been awarded the Chancellor’s John J. Conger Lectureship and Visiting Professorship by the University of Colorado Health Sciences Center in Denver. Professor Wallander will give a lecture and meet with various groups of trainees and colleagues over...
March 24, 2021
The Society of Behavioral Medicine Child and Family Health Special Interest Group has recognized Professor Deborah Wiebe with a Lifetime Achievement Award for her contributions to child and family health. Read the full article in UC Merced News here.
January 28, 2021
Congratulations to Professor, Vice Provost for the Faculty, and McClatchy Chair in Communications at UC Merced Teenie Matlock for being awarded the 2021 Women in Tech Initiative Athena Award for Academic Leadership! Read more here.
December 17, 2020
Dr. Arturo Arias has been awarded a University of California Multicampus Research Programs and Initiatives Grant titled: “The Global Latinidades Project: Globalizing Latinx Studies for the Next Millennium.” This five-campus interdisciplinary programming initiative addresses this lacuna...
November 18, 2020
About 70 percent of people with COVID-19 suddenly lose their sense of smell, although fewer of them seem to realize it, according to a new “living analysis” by a research team that includes a UC Merced graduate student. Read the Full Article Here