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Campus News

Ongoing and Recent Initiatives in Diversity and Inclusion

March 19, 2014 The Office of the Vice Chancellor, Diversity and Outreach, which UCSF established in December 2010, serves as the campus leader in building diversity in all aspects of the UCSF mission including climate, curriculum, research, retention, outreach and recruitment.

UCSF Climate Survey Q&A

March 19, 2014 The University of California has engaged Rankin & Associates Consulting to conduct a system-wide “Campus Climate” survey, to gather a wide variety of data related to the institution’s living and working environment.

UCSF Community Reports Positive Work and Study Climate

March 19, 2014 The majority of UCSF faculty, staff and students who responded to a survey said they are “comfortable” or “very comfortable” with their work environment on campus, but there is room for improvement, according to a new UC systemwide study..

UCSF Presents Plans for Mission Bay Purchase

March 14, 2014 UCSF presented preliminary plans for the acquisition and development of a new site at Mission Bay to community members on March 13.

Fire Adjacent to Mission Bay Campus

March 12, 2014 Embers from an adjacent building fire landed on the roof of the Smith Cardiovascular Research Institute Building at UCSF Mission Bay, which caused the roof grass to catch on fire on Tuesday evening.

Molecular Biologist Wins European Prize for Women Innovators

March 11, 2014 Laura van ‘t Veer, PhD, was honored this week as one of the top female scientific innovators in Europe, winning one of the 2014 European Union Prizes for Women Innovators.

UCSF In Discussion to Acquire Mission Bay Property

March 07, 2014 UCSF is in advanced discussions to acquire a parcel of land known as Blocks 33 and 34, adjacent to the current UCSF Mission Bay campus.

UCSF Catalyst Awards Program Announces Winners, New Industry Partners

March 07, 2014 In its fourth year of supporting early translational research, the Catalyst Awards program wrapped up its Fall 2013 cycle with nine finalists presenting their research ideas to industry and academic experts in research, product development and commercialization.

VAWA and Revised UC Sexual Harassment and Sexual Violence Policy

March 07, 2014 The University of California has issued a revised Sexual Harassment and Sexual Violence Policy in response to President Obama signing into law the Violence Against Women Reauthorization Act of 2013 (VAWA).

UCSF to Host Town Hall Meetings to Discuss Qualities of Next Chancellor

March 05, 2014 Members of the UCSF community are invited to share their ideas on the qualities and characteristics they would like to see in the next chancellor during town hall meetings on Monday, March 10.

Empowering Employees to Achieve Cost Savings

February 27, 2014 The UCSF community is encouraged to look for ways both large and small to save money and increase efficiency as the University responds to myriad financial challenges.

Facing New Demands, UCSF Looks to Grow Patient Access and Provide Better Value

February 27, 2014 Overcoming financial challenges that take a budget balance sheet from the red into the black is nothing new to Mark Laret, chief executive officer of UCSF Medical Center and UCSF Benioff Children’s Hospital. He’s been there, done that.

UCSF Looks to Better Support Students Through Philanthropy

February 27, 2014 Even with its research prowess and all the patients it serves, UCSF first and foremost exists to provide its students with the highest caliber of health sciences education.

A Night at the UCSF Homeless Clinic

February 24, 2014 First-year UCSF medical student Jeffrey Chen gives a first-person account of a night he volunteered for the UCSF Homeless Clinic at the St. Vincent de Paul Society of San Francisco.

Special Grand Rounds Address Children's Hospital Affiliation Inquiries

February 03, 2014 Leaders of UCSF Benioff Children’s Hospital and Children’s Hospital & Research Center Oakland spoke at a special grand rounds to discuss the nature of the affiliation between the two hospitals.

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