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with speaker, Dr. Kathryn Lambrecht
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UC Merced 2023 Creative Writing Collaboratorium
Friday, April 14, 2023 - Saturday, April 15, 2023.  Register now!
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Trauma-Informed Teaching Symposium
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We Care About Writing

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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May 5, 2022

Hello Readers, The editors of the Undergraduate Research Journal want to share with you all the wonderful work that the students of UC Merced are producing. We have officially published the Spring...

December 2, 2021

Congratulations to the Vernal Pool for the launch of Volume 8, Issue 1, featuring Fiction, Creative Nonfiction, Poetry, and Visual art from nearly 20 UC Merced Undergraduate students, including...

December 2, 2021

We are excited to announce that the new issue of the Undergraduate Research Journal has been published for the Fall 2021 semester (Volume 13, Issue 2).  Read the issue here: https://...