(The Mercury News) MERCED — UC Merced rises out of nowhere, a tidy cluster of modern buildings and perfectly spaced trees surrounded entirely by Central Valley grasslands. Students walking or skateboarding to class along the campus’s main walkway can often see the snowcapped Sierra Nevada in the distance and grazing cows up close.

The strikingly pristine rural setting, miles from downtown, is apt for what the 10-year-old campus is to so many: a second chance on the edge of California’s higher education… (Read More)

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