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Vernal Pool Now Accepting Submissions
Satine Phoenix! Coming to UC Merced Feb. 24!
Podcasting 101 with Andrew Burkum
The Merritt Writing Program is excited to offer three podcasting workshops during the Spring 2020 semester.  In each of these sessions, participants will learn the basics of...
Call for Participants!
Part spectacle, part theater, and part sporting event, in the 24 Hour Plays, 6 ten-minute plays are written, rehearsed, and performed within a 24 Hour period. No scripts on stage! All lines are...
7th Annual Creative Writing Collaboratorium
To kick off Arts Week 2020, the 7th Annual Creative Writing Conference and Collaboratorium: Writing Justice will bring together writers and writing instructors from UC Merced and our...

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The Merritt Writing Program offers an array of courses in which students explore the art of critical thinking, craft their written expression, and address a variety of issues and audiences. Our students learn to use language actively, inventively, and responsibly by exchanging their work at all stages of their writing process while building cumulative portfolios. Our interdisciplinary approach to writing offers students the opportunity to reflect broadly on their college education as well as to consider a range of pre-professional and academic opportunities.  Learn more...

 

 

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February 25, 2020

On Monday, February 24th, UC Merced hosted Satine Phoenix for a night full of advise and wisdom on storytelling, professionalism, community, and--of course--Dungeons and Dragons....

February 3, 2020

Call for participants! The 24 Hour Plays @ UC Merced by arrangement with the 24 Hour Play Company. Part spectacle, part theater, and part sporting event, in the 24 Hour Plays, 6 ten-minute...

January 16, 2020
The UCM's Undergraduate Literary Journal, The Vernal Pool Volume 6 Issue 1 2019 is Live! Message from the Editor-in-Chief, Daniel Rodriguez: "This edition includes works of visual art, photography...