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STEM Outreach Events & Resources


Young Engineer and Scientist (YES) Academy

Established in Fall 2014, the UC Merced YES Academy is an outreach initiative between the UC Merced Fresno Center and the STEM Center. 
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Center for Cellular and Biomolecular Machines (CCBM)

The NSF-CREST Center for Cellular and Biomolecular Machines uses an interdisciplinary approach combining physical, biological and engineering methods to understand and control the functioning of multi-scale assemblies of biomolecules and cells, and to design and develop novel bio-inspired functioning machines ranging from designer cells and tissue to diagnostic and therapeutic devices. The center is also focused on enhancing biophysics, biochemistry, and bioengineering graduate and undergraduate education, as well as leading K-12 STEM outreach activities in the Merced area for teachers and students.
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Merced Nanomaterials Center for Energy and Sensing (MACES)

A high school teacher professional development workshops held at UC Merced and piloted in June 2016. 
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Expending Your Horizons (EYH) Conference

Organized by UC Merced student chapter of the Society of Women Engineers (SWE), this annual event brings 6-12 grade female students to UC Merced for a day of STEM activities and interaction with women role models.
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Engineers Week, Vanguard Engineering Society

Bobcat Summer STEM Academy

UC Merced Community Engagement Center