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Eight Win Prestigious Academic Senate Awards

May 07, 2014 Eight UCSF faculty members have been honored with the prestigious Academic Senate Awards in three categories: Faculty Research Lecturer, Distinction in Mentoring and Distinction in Teaching.

EXCEL Graduates Take the Road Less Traveled

April 30, 2014 Nine interns graduated this month from the sixth cycle of the EXCEL program, UCSF’s flagship workforce development program.

Mission in a Minute Video Series Debuts

November 08, 2013 Today, UC San Francisco debuts a new video series showcasing a diverse group of scientists, clinicians and scholars talking about their work, its importance, and how it connects with the overall mission of UCSF.

UCSF 2025 Generates Ideas to Enhance Campus Life in Health, Wellness

November 05, 2013 During the 36-hour UCSF2025 game, more than 2,600 players shared ideas that ran the gamut from “blue sky” dreams to what could be “quick wins” that the University can do to enhance campus life.

Napolitano Reflects on First Two Weeks as UC President

October 17, 2013 Newly appointed University of California President Janet Napolitano shared a letter to the UC community.

Partnership Formed to Foster Innovations in Teaching and Learning At UCSF

October 08, 2013 The Academy of Medical Educators, the Center for Innovation in Interprofessional Education and the UCSF Library & Center for Knowledge Management are joining to make a unique call for proposals, “Innovations Funding for Education.”

Spotlight: Min-Lin Fang

August 30, 2013 Min-Lin Fang serves as the Library’s Education and Information Consultant for Nursing and Social & Behavioral Sciences, providing key teaching and research support to the campus community.

UCSF Appoints Elizabeth Watkins as Vice Chancellor of Student Academic Affairs

July 24, 2013 Elizabeth Watkins, PhD, dean of the UCSF's Graduate Division, has been named to oversee all student and graduate affairs and lead major educational initiatives for the University.

UC San Francisco to Pilot 'Mission in a Minute' Video Series

July 19, 2013 UCSF is piloting a video series designed to inspire and inform the campus community about the great work that scientists and scholars do every day that is part of the University's advancing health worldwide mission.

Regents’ Special Committee Nominates Janet Napolitano for Next UC President

July 12, 2013 U.S. Department of Homeland Security Secretary Janet Napolitano has been nominated for appointment as the 20th president of the University of California, it was announced today. Regent Sherry Lansing, chair of a 10-member special search committee, said Napolitano rose to the top from a large field of candidates and was recommended on a unanimous vote. Janet Napolitano

UCSF Vice Chancellor Named Interim Vice Provost of Academic Affairs

June 10, 2013 J. Renee Navarro, MD, PharmD, vice chancellor of Diversity and Outreach, has been appointed interim vice provost of Academic Affairs while an internal recruitment to fill the position is underway. J. Renee Navarro, MD, PharmD

UCSF Ranks Second Among World Universities in Clinical Medicine and Pharmacy

January 11, 2013 UCSF ranks second in the annual ranking of world universities in clinical medicine and pharmacy by the Academic Ranking of World Universities (ARWU).

Gov. Brown's Proposed Budget a Positive Step Forward, UC Official Says

January 10, 2013 Gov. Brown’s proposed budget is seen as positive step forward, according to Patrick Lenz, the University of California system’s vice president for budget and capital resources.

Study Examines Qualities of Good and Bad Mentoring Relationships

January 09, 2013 What makes a good mentor? Previous studies have shown the professional benefits of cultivating a strong mentoring relationship, but a recent study co-led by UCSF researchers delved further to analyze the attributes that make a successful mentor-mentee pairing.

Singing Professor Offers Musical Lectures for Medical Students

December 28, 2012 A singing professor is using music to teach medical students the fine details of human health and disease as they progress in their specialties at UCSF.