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UC Vice President Issues Statement on State Budget

August 06, 2010 UC Vice President Patrick Lenz issued a statement on Aug. 4 about the latest budget proposal from state Assembly and Senate Democrats that keeps funding of higher education exactly the same as what Gov. Schwarzenegger is proposing. Read the entire statement on the UC website.

UCSF Chancellor Breathes Life into Priorities with Launch of Website

July 28, 2010 Today UCSF is launching a new website to highlight news and information from and about UCSF Chancellor Sue Desmond-Hellmann.

UCSF Sees 300% Rise in Federal Financial Aid Funds

July 16, 2010 More funding will be available this year to support UCSF students from socio- or economically disadvantaged backgrounds, as a result of a 300 percent increase in federal funding for Scholarships for Disadvantaged Students (SDS) program for the upcoming school year.

Brain fitness program study reveals visual memory improvement in older adults

July 14, 2010 A commercial brain fitness program has been shown to improve memory in older adults, at least in the period soon after training. The findings are the first to show that practicing simple visual tasks can improve the accuracy of short-term, or “working” visual memory.

UCSF Launches Doctoral Program in Epidemiology & Translational Science

July 14, 2010 UCSF is accepting applications up to August 1 for the kick-off of a new Doctoral Program in Epidemiology and Translational Science this fall.

SFFD to Offer Neighborhood Emergency Response Training at UCSF

June 28, 2010 Faculty, staff, students and trainees can sign up to be trained as citizen first responders in the Neighborhood Emergency Response Training session at UCSF Mission Bay in July.

UC Initiative Aims to Increase Faculty Diversity in Health Sciences

June 03, 2010 UCSF’s Renee Navarro and Amy Levine, both champions of diversity, played pivotal roles in the recent UC Diversity Pipeline Initiative, which encourages female students to pursue careers as faculty in the health sciences.

Students Get Look Inside UCSF

May 25, 2010 Undergraduate students from as far away as Fresno came to UCSF recently for an inside look at one of the nation’s best graduate schools.

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.

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