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Cheng, Frank Among 26 New HHMI Investigators

May 19, 2015 UCSF"s Loren Frank, PhD, and Yifan Cheng, PhD, have been named Howard Hughes Medical Institute (HHMI) investigators, joining 24 other top U.S. biomedical researchers, who will receive the flexible support necessary to move their research in creative new directions.

New Coffee Bar Adds Flavor to a Modern UCSF Library

May 18, 2015 The UCSF Library and Campus Life Services have teamed up to host a grand opening celebration for Caffé Central's coffee bar located at the library's main floor at noon on May 20.

UC Reaches Long-Term Agreement for More Funding, Tuition Predictability

May 14, 2015 University of California President Janet Napolitano announced May 14 that she and Gov. Jerry Brown have reached a historic agreement that provides UC with significant new revenue while capping resident tuition at its current level for the next two years.

Every Drop Counts: UCSF Works to Conserve Water to Help Meet State Mandate

May 14, 2015 UCSF is looking to further reduce its water use by reducing irrigation and washing of fleets and buildings. These actions build on earlier efforts including efficient water design into new facilities at Mission Bay and reductions across campus.

School of Dentistry Appoints New Associate Dean for Diversity and Inclusion

May 14, 2015 John D.B. Featherstone, PhD, dean of the UCSF School of Dentistry, is pleased to announce the appointment of George Taylor, DMD, MPH, DrPH, to the new position of Associate Dean for Diversity and Inclusion. His appointment is effective July 1.

Napolitano, Harris Announce Collaboration on Sexual Assault Prevention and Response Efforts

May 13, 2015 UC President Janet Napolitano and California Attorney General Kamala Harris May 13 unveiled a new toolkit for California law enforcement agencies and higher education institutions to improve collaboration and transparency on campus sexual assault prevention and response.

Six Candidates Vie for Staff Positions on UC Pension Advisory Board

May 13, 2015 Six University of California employees are running for two open staff seats on the UC Retirement System (UCRS) Advisory Board. The board meets three times each year to discuss issues pertaining to UC's retirement plans and shares ideas with UC Office of the President leaders.

New UC Video Explains Retirement Benefits

May 07, 2015 A new video presentation on UCnet, UC’s website for faculty, staff and retirees, gives you the information you need to understand and begin the retirement process.

UCSF Founder’s Descendants Visit Campus for the First Time

May 06, 2015 Suzanne Carlisle Vick wanted to get a better sense of her family history. That’s why she made the 2,800-mile journey from South Carolina to California, to learn about Hugh Toland and UCSF.

Increasing Awareness about Sexual Violence and Sexual Assault Resources

May 05, 2015 UC San Francisco held several events at its Parnassus and Mission Bay campuses as part of the University of California-wide “Sexual Violence and Sexual Assault Awareness Month” in April.

Rowitch, Ullian Receive $1 Million for Neuroscience Research

May 04, 2015 Two UCSF scientists -- Erik Ullian, PhD, and David Rowitch, MD, PhD -- are among six groups of researchers from leading academic institutions who have been awarded funding from the Paul G. Allen Family Foundation in the field of neuroscience.

UCSF Employee Awaits Word on Status of Nepal Schools He Helped Build

May 01, 2015 In the aftermath of the devastating 7.8 earthquake that devastated Nepal and its surrounding areas, UCSF business analyst Wayne Cheung is anxiously awaiting word from his contacts in Nepal regarding the status of one of two schools he helped build.

Two Medical Students Named HHMI Fellows

May 01, 2015 Two UCSF medical students have been awarded fellowships from the 2015 HHMI (Howard Hughes Medical Institute) Medical Research Fellows Program.

French Among Bay Area’s ‘Most Influential Women in Business’

May 01, 2015 Her leadership qualities helped Vice Chancellor Barbara French advance in her career, and also caught the attention of the San Francisco Business Times, which named her to its list of “Most Influential Women in Bay Area Business” on May 1.

Biking Across California to Fight HIV/AIDS

April 28, 2015 A team of UCSF cyclists will join thousands of others this June to participate and raise money for AIDS/LifeCycle—a seven-day, 545-mile bike ride from San Francisco to Los Angeles.

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