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UCSF Celebrates Diversity Month

October 01, 2014 UC San Francisco celebrates the diversity of its campus community during Diversity Month, with events held throughout the month of October. Highlights include film screenings at San Francisco General and UCSF, Block Party 8 at Mission Bay, and the Health Disparities Research Symposium VIII.

Ribbon-Cutting Celebrates the Opening Of Mission Hall

October 01, 2014 Mission Hall, also known as the Global Health & Clinical Sciences Building, opened for classes in early September, and the spacious, sunny building is just beginning to hum with activity as students and faculty begin to make it their home. The official ribbon cutting ceremony took place Oct. 1.

Ziegler Wins 2014 Burkitt Medal

September 24, 2014 UCSF's John Ziegler, MD, MSc, has won the 2014 Burkitt Medal, an award given by Trinity College Dublin to recognize people who embody “integrity, compassion and dedication."

Peter Walter: 'This Honor Really Belongs to All of Us'

September 19, 2014 More than a hundred colleagues, family and friends gathered Monday to celebrate Peter Walter, the recipient of the 2014 Lasker Basic Medical Research Award, one of the most prestigious honors in science and medicine.

Hawgood to Give First Address as Chancellor at State of the University

September 15, 2014 The UCSF community is invited to hear Chancellor Sam Hawgood, MBBS, deliver his inaugural State of the University address on Tuesday, Sept. 30.

Wintroub Appointed Interim Dean of the School of Medicine

September 11, 2014 Bruce Wintroub, MD, has been named interim dean of the UCSF School of Medicine while a search committee looks for a permanent replacement. Chancellor Sam Hawgood, MBBS, made the announcement Sept. 11.

Hawgood, Other UC Leaders Encourage Students in Central Valley

September 09, 2014 UCSF Chancellor Sam Hawgood traveled to Fresno on Sept. 5, along with UC President Janet Napolitano and other top UC educators, to hear from high school and medical students, as well as medical residents.

Career Exploration Program Launched

September 05, 2014 Motivating INformed Decisions (MIND), UC San Francisco’s newest career exploration program, is about to embark on its inaugural year. MIND will give basic and biomedical graduate students and postdoctoral students the skills they need to effectively explore the diversity of careers available to PhD scientists.

Kelley Receives Leadership Award from the National Cancer Institute

September 04, 2014 Katie Kelley, MD, a gastrointestinal oncologist at UC San Francisco, has received the 2014 Cancer Clinical Investigator Team Leadership Award from the National Cancer Institute (NCI).

Networking Opportunity at Faculty Development Day

September 04, 2014 The ninth annual Faculty Development Day, scheduled for Sept. 11, offers all UC San Francisco faculty members an opportunity to network with colleagues, learn how to build and enhance their work life, and enjoy lunch together.

UCSF Is the Number One Fundraiser at AIDS Walk San Francisco

August 29, 2014 UC San Francisco finished first place among this year’s AIDS Walk San Francisco fundraising teams, a feat achieved for the first time since UCSF started participating in the Walk back in 1987.

Wachter Named One of 100 Most Influential People in Health Care

August 28, 2014 UCSF's Robert Wachter, MD, has been named one of the “100 Most Influential People in Healthcare” by Modern Healthcare. He is the only person from UCSF and only one of two academic physicians to be honored.

Arts & Events Program Celebrates 50 Years

August 28, 2014 Did you know that UC San Francisco's Arts & Events Program is celebrating a 50-year anniversary? The team at Campus Life Services, Arts & Events would like for you to learn more about our rich history and also take a survey that will help us program new, creative and innovative activities far into the future.

Neuro ICU Team Forms an Ice Bucket Challenge Chain Reaction

August 26, 2014 When members of the Neurointensive Care (Neuro ICU) Unit at the UCSF Medical Center started receiving the ALS Ice Bucket Challenge from various sources, they jumped at the chance to accept the challenge and to donate to ALS research.

Chancellor Hawgood Accepts the Challenge

August 22, 2014 On a cold and windy afternoon at the Parnassus campus, UCSF Chancellor Sam Hawgood, MBBS, accepted the #ALSIceBucketChallenge, dunking himself in ice water and making a personal donation to the ALS Association.

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