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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.

Chancellor's Concert Series Kicks Off 2012 With Performance Today

January 26, 2012 The UCSF community is invited to the first Chancellor’s Concert Series of 2012 with a performance by violinist Leor Maltinski and cellist Angela Lee today (Jan. 26).

Celebrating UCSF's Diversity on Lunar New Year

January 26, 2012 UCSF Alumnus E. Leong Way, 95, was among members of the UCSF community to celebrate the Lunar New Year during an event at UCSF on Jan. 24.

Three to Receive MLK Award for Exceptional Leadership in Advancing Diversity at UCSF

January 06, 2012 Three outstanding members of the UCSF community will receive 2012 Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Awards for their exceptional leadership in advancing the goal of achieving greater ethnic and cultural diversity at UCSF.

UCSF Invites Employees to Participate in Giving Campaign

December 07, 2011 Faculty and staff are invited to participate in the 2011 UCSF Employee Giving Campaign, which runs through the end of December.

Program Empowers the Community Through University Partnership

December 02, 2011 Projects involving UCSF and community partners that encourage children to learn about medical careers, maintain proper dental hygiene and lose weight by learning to swim were recently celebrated for improving the health and well-being of San Franciscans.

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.

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