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San Francisco Health Improvement Partnerships Tackle Public Health Problems

December 01, 2011 UCSF and an array of community, academic and civic collaborators are wrapping up the first year of an ambitious effort to build partnerships to enhance the well-being of San Francisco residents and eliminate health disparities.

Lincoln High-UCSF Team Brings Home Gold In Synthetic Biology Contest

November 17, 2011 For the fifth year in a row, a team from Lincoln High School, one of just two made up of high school students, came home with a gold medal in an international science competition after spending 10 weeks in the UCSF lab of Wendell Lim, PhD.

UCSF Works to Improve Lives of Oakland Middle-School Students

November 15, 2011 UCSF, the Oakland Unified School District and an array of community-based partners are embarking on a quest to improve the lives of disadvantaged middle-school students, thanks to a $1.75 million grant from The Atlantic Philanthropies.

First Bay Area Science Festival Draws Thousands

November 08, 2011 More than 21,000 people converged to AT&T Park for the first annual Bay Area Science Festival, a spectacularly successful community outreach event sponsored in part by UCSF.

Bay Area's First Science Festival Transforms AT&T Park into Wonderland of Learning

November 08, 2011 Most of the time AT&T Park is a place for spectator sport: The San Francisco Giants play baseball and everyone else watches. The grand finale of the Bay Area Science Festival was just the opposite, as the ballpark was transformed into a world where children could touch and smell and create and experiment.

UCSF Shows Its Commitment to the City

October 20, 2011 Since its founding nearly 150 years ago, UCSF has been committed to serving the community, and its reach extends far beyond the walls of the health sciences University.

UCSF Community Outreach Internship Program Graduates 16 Interns

October 21, 2010 During an emotional ceremony, a group of 16 interns graduated recently from UCSF’s Community Outreach Internship Program, which works to develop the potential local workforce and provide under-served communities with access to university jobs.

Students Get Look Inside UCSF

May 25, 2010 Undergraduate students from as far away as Fresno came to UCSF recently for an inside look at one of the nation’s best graduate schools.