Campus News

Campus News

UCSF Medical Center Receives Recognition for Environmentally Sustainable Practices

June 04, 2010 UCSF Medical Center recently received an award for implementing outstanding environmental innovation practices into its operations.

UCSF to Host Earth Fest, Bike to Work Day on May 13

May 06, 2010 The UCSF community is invited to learn about ways to protect the planet and live a healthier life during Earth Fest and Bike to Work Day on May 13.

MS study suggests key role of environmental factor in the disease

April 28, 2010 Scientists are reporting what they say is compelling evidence that some powerful non-heritable, environmental factor likely plays a key role in the development of multiple sclerosis.

UCSF Rocks with First LEED Silver Status for Existing Building

March 22, 2010 UCSF recently received a green-building seal of approval for Arthur and Toni Rembe Rock Hall at the UCSF Mission Bay campus.

Flame Retardants, PCBs & Pesticides Found in Blood of Young Girls

March 17, 2010 Banned chemicals -- present in amounts higher than levels found in recent years in US adults -- are turning up in the blood of young girls being studied in California and Ohio. Robert Hiatt

UCSF Hires Sustainability Manager

January 26, 2010 Gail Lee joined UCSF this month to serve as the sustainability manager, the leader and organizational strategist to help UCSF become a national model for sustainability in academic health sciences.

UCSF launches resources on how to prevent toxic exposures in the environment

January 13, 2010 UCSF has launched online and print resources designed to help consumers make smarter decisions about substances that can harm general and reproductive health. A new brochure and web page include specific tips on reducing exposure to metals and synthetic chemicals in everyday life-- at home, at work, and in the community-- and provide links to other sources with more detailed information.

UCSF School of Nursing's Doctoral Program in Sociology Celebrates 40 Years

December 29, 2009 A tiny department on the UCSF School of Nursing has yielded big developments, including supplying much of the ammunition informing the most significant public discussions about health and health care over the past half century.

New Center Focuses on Women's Health and Empowerment on Global Scale

December 28, 2009 UCSF’s Phil Darney is co-leading a new Center of Expertise on Women’s Health and Empowerment that will tackle global health issues such as violence against women and reproductive health and rights.

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