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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.

Struggle Continues to Realize Dream of Martin Luther King, UCSF Awardees Say

February 05, 2010 Three members of the UCSF community were honored recently with the Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Award for their extraordinary leadership in advancing the goals of social justice.

UCSF Medical Center chief medical officer clarifies media reports on IV infections

February 04, 2010 Statement from Josh Adler, MD, chief medical officer, UCSF Medical Center: “Our priority is our patients’ health, and we are committed to continually improving the way we deliver care. It is important to note that as a tertiary care referral facility, we treat an exceptionally high volume of immunocompromised patients who are more susceptible to infection.

UCSF to Celebrate Release of First Lesbian Health Textbook

February 04, 2010 The Lesbian Health & Research Center will commemorate the release of the first-ever comprehensive lesbian health textbook during an afternoon symposium at UCSF on February 8.

UCSF Fresno Serves as Important Training Ground

February 01, 2010 UCSF Fresno — a valuable location for learning — is adding three new physician training programs this year.

Governor's Budget Partially Restores Funds to UC

January 08, 2010 Gov. Arnold Schwarzenegger stuck to his promise to hold the line on higher education cuts, unveiling a spending plan Friday that includes $371 million in additional money for UC plus funding for Cal Grants. Read the story on UC website.

Proposed constitutional Amendment Would Guarantee Funds for UC

January 06, 2010 By Donna Hemmila Vowing to protect higher education funding, Gov. Arnold Schwarzenegger revealed a bold proposal Wednesday (Jan. 6) to amend the state constitution to shift money from prisons to higher education. Read full story on the UC Newsroom website.

UCSF Boosts Efforts to Support Students in Multiple Ways

January 05, 2010 UCSF is offering students increased support – financial, educational and social – to help maintain its competitiveness as an accredited health sciences university.

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