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UCSF Celebrates Commencement 2010

May 20, 2010 Graduation season is in full swing at UCSF with commencement ceremonies that continue next month for the schools of dentistry and nursing.

Two to Watch: UCSF's Basic Science Training for PhD's Attracts Risk Takers, Independent Thinkers

May 19, 2010 They are intellectually fearless and a bit unorthodox. They form a crazy quilt of undergraduate majors, birthplaces, interests, and experiences. Read the story about UCSF's graduate students on the UCSF School of Pharmacy website.

UCSF Offers Online "Foundations of Diversity" Course

May 18, 2010 Faculty and staff managers and supervisors are encouraged to take a new online course to expand their knowledge and understanding of diversity issues and laws.

Science Coalition report showcases economic successes of UC research

May 11, 2010 The Science Coalition (TSC), a nonprofit group of 50 U.S. research universities, released a report that highlights 100 “success stories” of companies that are the result of federal investments in basic research, including seven companies affiliated with UC research.

Author of "The Male Brain" to Talk About Her New Book

April 27, 2010 UCSF’s Louann Brizendine, author of “The Male Brain” and “The Female Brain” will talk at UCSF on April 29.

UCSF ranks among top five medical schools in new "U.S. News" survey

April 15, 2010 The UCSF School of Medicine is ranked among the top five medical schools in the nation in a new survey on “America’s Best Graduate Schools” conducted by U.S. News & World Report.

UCSF Offers Diabetes Education Program to Bay Area Businesses

April 08, 2010 As a public service to the local business community, the UCSF Diabetes Teaching Center has launched a program offering free, one-hour diabetes group instruction to employees.

UC Commission Hears First Round of Proposals

March 24, 2010 A first round of proposals from the UC Commission on the Future includes ideas for increasing enrollment of nonresident students, a three-year undergraduate degree, multiyear fee schedules and exploring more online instruction as ways to help the university navigate a fiscally challenging environment. Read the story on the UC website.

Pharmacy School's Medicare Part D Program Charts New Territory in Health Policy Education

March 19, 2010 The UCSF School of Pharmacy is charting new territory with an interdisciplinary education program for health care professionals on Medicare Part D.

Nursing School Well Prepared for Future, Dean Says in Final State of School Address

March 12, 2010 Dean Kathy Dracup says the school is preparing to respond to ongoing budget challenges by taking a number of actions, including raising student/professional fees, boosting philanthropic support and prioritizing new initiatives.

UC Mandates Ethical Values and Conduct Training

March 05, 2010 The University of California is requiring all employees to receive ethical values and conduct training by Dec. 31, 2010.

UCSF School of Medicine Reports on Retreat

March 04, 2010 The medical school has posted a report from its recent retreat that tackled tough issues, such as developing sustainable economic models for medical and graduate education and achieving diversity to promote excellence.

UCSF Experts Help Shape 10-Year Plan to Prepare for Demand in Dementia Care

March 01, 2010 A panel of experts appointed by Mayor Gavin Newsom recently presented an action plan as the approaching “age wave may bring a potential crisis in Alzheimer’s and dementia care” to San Francisco.

UC President Yudof Reports on Budget Advocacy Progress

February 11, 2010 Working to combat a steep slide in state support for higher education, advocates for the University of California are planning large rallies in Sacramento this spring to persuade lawmakers that public higher education should be a funding priority. Read the story on the UC website.

UC President Yudof Reports on Budget Advocacy Progress

February 11, 2010 Working to combat a steep slide in state support for higher education, advocates for the University of California are planning large rallies in Sacramento this spring to persuade lawmakers that public higher education should be a funding priority. Read the story on the UC website.

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