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Not only can you conduct research as an undergrad, you might even qualify for funding to do so.
Fellowship opportunities
Professor Lercari's unorthodox path to UC Merced gives him unique perspective on researching world heritage.
Nicola Lercari
A recent symposium on the benefits of immersive virtual reality featured guest speakers from various universities.
Symposium attendees

Preservation Technology and Development

Symposium Thursday, November 5, 2015 3:30-6:30 PM Tenaya Alpine Room, UC Merced
Preservation, Technology, and Development Flyer
Lecturer Carlos Jaramillo Veloza is an accomplished architect and cultural heritage practitioner who is sharing his talents with our program.
Carlos Jaramillo Veloza
Find videos of data realization and drone fly-throughs at archaeological sites.
UCM World Heritage YouTube Channel

The World Heritage program at UC Merced focuses on natural heritage and on the cultural legacy of the human past by examining how it is reflected today in places, landscapes and intangible aspects of our culture. Conservation, preservation, management and outreach related to cultural and natural heritage are fundamental aspects of the program.


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