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Two UCSF Faculty Named to State Committee that Identifies Toxic Chemicals

November 28, 2012 California Gov. Jerry Brown has appointed two UCSF faculty members to a state committee that identifies chemicals known to cause reproductive toxicity.

Mosaic Project: Connecting the UCSF Community Through Art

November 15, 2012 More than 60 volunteers turned out on a recent weekend to break up, lay down, and glue over 7,200 pieces of tile, mirrors, glass gems, and other materials to create an inspiring mosaic art piece at the pool area at UCSF's Parnassus campus.

Bay Area Science Festival Draws More Than 30,000 to AT&T Park with Interactive Exhibits

November 05, 2012 The World Series may be over, but AT&T Park was still buzzing over the weekend as thousands came to play and learn through interactive science exhibits.

UCSF Kicks Off Employee Giving Program

November 01, 2012 UCSF is rolling out its Employee Giving Program, an annual opportunity for faculty and staff to give back to and strengthen their community.

Bay Area Science Festival Culminates at AT&T Park on Saturday

October 29, 2012 AT&T Park – home of the World Series champions, the San Francisco Giants – will become a science wonderland when the Bay Area Science Festival concludes again with a free science extravaganza on Saturday, Nov. 3. 

Annual Tradition Celebrates UCSF Community Partnerships

October 23, 2012 Exemplary community collaborations that promote health equity in San Francisco took center stage at the Fourth Annual Partnerships Celebration sponsored by UCSF’s University Community Partnerships (UCP).

Before You Vote, Meet State and City Candidates at UCSF-Sponsored Forums

September 17, 2012 With just over a month until the November election, UCSF is co-sponsoring a series of candidate forums for the California Assembly, California Senate and San Francisco Board of Supervisors.

Interns Learn to EXCEL in Health Care Jobs

September 07, 2012 A good job in health care was the key to a better life for Shameka Jones, but the path to getting one hasn’t been easy.

Summer Internships Encourage High School Students to Pursue Careers in Science

August 03, 2012 Andrea Lopez knows that she could easily be doomed by her demographic: She is 17, Latina and the mother of a baby boy. But UCSF's Science Education & Health Partnership's internship program has helped her prove otherwise.

Refugee Receives Soros Fellowship to Pursue Doctorate in Sociology

July 10, 2012 When Boroka Bo enters UCSF in September to pursue a doctorate in medical sociology, she will arrive with a highly prestigious fellowship and a resume that is unconventional by any measure.

AIDS Walk San Francisco Only Weeks Away

July 02, 2012 UCSF teams are working hard to achieve a collective fundraising goal of $55,000 in AIDS Walk San Francisco, which is on July 15.

Votes Sought to Support Tree Planting on Mount Sutro

May 24, 2012 Members of the UCSF community are asked to show their support of the UCSF Sutro Seed Propagation Area and the Sutro Steward's volunteer program in a national contest to win a $10,000 grant from Odwalla for a tree-planting project.

UCSF Salutes Extraordinary Contributions During Founders Day Luncheon

May 09, 2012 Eleven members of the UCSF community were honored recently for their extraordinary contributions to the University and beyond during the 30th annual Founders Day luncheon.

UCSF and SFUSD Collaborate to Prepare Students for College

April 26, 2012 Heading off to college is almost always daunting, even for the most accomplished high school students. That’s why about 500 San Francisco seniors flocked to UCSF Mission Bay recently for a community outreach program designed to curb the dropout rate.

Glide Health Services Recognized as National Model

February 13, 2012 UCSF’s Patricia Dennehy, director of the nurse-managed Glide Health Services center, is among five Californians to receive the 2012 James Irvine Foundation Leadership Awards today for applying proven, innovative approaches to some of the state’s most difficult problems.

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