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Microscopic Monsters and More at the Bay Area Science Festival

October 14, 2014 Sakanari, PhD, is opening her lab for a public tour as a part of the Bay Area Science Festival on Sunday Oct. 26 at 2pm. It’s one of many free tours offered as a part of the festival’s Explorer Days. The Bay Area Science Festival features over 50 events open to the public from Oct. 23 to Nov. 1.

Campus Event Helps Veterans Transition to Life at UCSF

October 10, 2014 Members of the UC San Francisco military veterans community participated Oct. 3 in a seminar designed to help our student veterans and military service members navigate UCSF and provide them with a welcoming space.

Campus, Medical Center Leadership Get Vaccinated

October 02, 2014 Campus and medical center leadership rolled up their sleeves to kick off flu vaccination season. UCSF Chancellor Sam Hawgood, MBBS; UCSF Medical Center CEO Mark Laret; UCSF Medical Center Chief Nursing Officer Sheila Antrum, RN, MSHA; School of Nursing Dean David Vlahov, RN, PhD; and School of Pharmacy Dean B. Joseph Guglielmo, PharmD, were among the first to get vaccinated at a cowboy-themed “Flu Shot Roundup” event held Oct. 2 at Cole Hall, where many donned Western bandanas.

Chancellor Highlights UCSF Strengths in Era of Change

September 30, 2014 UCSF is poised at “a key inflection point” in its history and must be prepared to swing in new directions, Chancellor Sam Hawgood, MBBS, said in his inaugural State of the University speech on 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.

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.

Desai Named Chair of Department of Bioengineering and Therapeutic Sciences

July 23, 2014 Tejal Desai, PhD, has been named the new chair of the Department of Bioengineering and Therapeutic Sciences (BTS), a joint appointment within the UC San Francisco School of Medicine and School of Pharmacy.

Drew Honored By the American Heart Association

July 03, 2014 The American Heart Association has just selected Barbara Drew, RN, PhD, to be a 2014 Distinguished Scientist.

UCSF Police Issues Campus Safety Bulletin Following Recent Shootings

June 26, 2014 Following recent news reports of a number of active shooter incidents, UCSF Police want members of the campus community to know what they can do and what resources are available to help prevent these crimes.

Eight Win Prestigious Academic Senate Awards

May 07, 2014 Eight UCSF faculty members have been honored with the prestigious Academic Senate Awards in three categories: Faculty Research Lecturer, Distinction in Mentoring and Distinction in Teaching.

EXCEL Graduates Take the Road Less Traveled

April 30, 2014 Nine interns graduated this month from the sixth cycle of the EXCEL program, UCSF’s flagship workforce development program.

Napolitano Reflects on First Two Weeks as UC President

October 17, 2013 Newly appointed University of California President Janet Napolitano shared a letter to the UC community.

Partnership Formed to Foster Innovations in Teaching and Learning At UCSF

October 08, 2013 The Academy of Medical Educators, the Center for Innovation in Interprofessional Education and the UCSF Library & Center for Knowledge Management are joining to make a unique call for proposals, “Innovations Funding for Education.”

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