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Laurel Heights Volunteer Team Boost Staff Morale Through Events And Activities

July 16, 2015 Activities organized by Campus Life Services' Arts & Events volunteers are the primary way to provide fun activities and boost staff morale in the workplace.

UCSF to Launch Redesign of Flagship Website

June 04, 2015 UCSF will be launching a redesign of its flagsite website, UCSF.edu, on June 15.

Every Drop Counts: UCSF Works to Conserve Water to Help Meet State Mandate

May 14, 2015 UCSF is looking to further reduce its water use by reducing irrigation and washing of fleets and buildings. These actions build on earlier efforts including efficient water design into new facilities at Mission Bay and reductions across campus.

New UC Video Explains Retirement Benefits

May 07, 2015 A new video presentation on UCnet, UC’s website for faculty, staff and retirees, gives you the information you need to understand and begin the retirement process.

UC Establishes Full-Time Advocates, Enacts Other Measures to Address Sexual Violence on Campuses

January 21, 2015 The University of California will meet its January goals toward implementing a comprehensive approach to addressing sexual violence on campuses, including the creation of a full-time, confidential advocate and support office on each campus and the establishment of a standard model for responding to sexual violence across the university system.

Williams Receives President’s Research Catalyst Award to Address Prison Health Care Crisis

December 12, 2014 UCSF's Brie Williams, MD, was one of five faculty members across the entire University of California system—and the only one from UCSF—to receive the President’s Research Catalyst Awards, chosen from a pool of almost 200 proposals. UC President Janet Napolitano made the announcement on Dec. 10.

Mastering Body and Mind Through Swimming at UCSF

October 31, 2014 Every day, rain or shine, swimmers at the Bakar Fitness & Recreation Center bring unparalleled intensity to the pool. These driven aquatic warriors, serious about fitness, are part of the U.S. Masters Swim (USMS) team known as “Bay Masters,” which is under the guidance of Coach Doug Huestis.

Open Enrollment Begins Oct. 30

October 29, 2014 It’s that time of the year when University of California employees have the option of making changes to their medical plan. Open enrollment begins at 8 a.m. on Oct. 30 and goes until 5 p.m. on Nov. 25.

Chancellor, Deans, and Faculty Partner with Student Health and Counseling in ‘Mental Health Matters’

October 24, 2014 To address mental health stigma and raise awareness of the importance of mental health self-care, UCSF Student Health and Counseling Services (SHCS) launched the “Mental Health Matters” campaign on Oct. 20. The campaign features posters and social media highlighting the Chancellor and other faculty members answering the question, “How do you take care of your mental health?”

Film Exposes Audience to Human Enhancement Concepts

October 23, 2014 A crowd of students, nurses, doctors, and medical providers packed the film screening and panel discussion of “FIXED: The Science/Fiction of Human Enhancement.” The event, sponsored by the UCSF Committee on Disability Issues as part of 2014 Diversity Month, took a close look at the drive to be “better than human.”

More Than 60 Gather for First ABOG Mentee Reunion

October 17, 2014 More than 60 mentees attended the first ABOG (Academic Business Officers Group) mentorship alumni reunion at UC San Francisco on Sept. 4 at the Millberry Union Conference Center. Mentees from 1991 to present listened to John Plotts, senior vice chancellor of Finance and Administration, address the group.

Summit Brings Forth Ideas on Sustainability and Environmental Impact

June 12, 2014 In an effort to better address concerns about humans’ impact on the environment and to communicate ongoing efforts to improve the world in which we live, the UCSF Office of Sustainability held a “Health and Sustainability Summit” at the Mission Bay campus.

It's Election Time for UCSF Staff Council

June 02, 2014 Nominations are being sought for the 2014-2015 UCSF Staff Council Executive Board, an association of nearly 7,100 staff employees not represented by an exclusive bargaining agent.

UCSF Sets Future Vision for Innovation Through Inclusive Planning Process

May 15, 2014 As UC San Francisco marks 150 years since its start as a medical college, the University is looking ahead at how it will continue to lead the next revolutions in health, education and science.

How Engaged Are UCSF Employees?

April 25, 2014 How successful has UCSF been in engaging its staff as they work to achieve the University’s mission and strategic plan? The Gallup organization aims to answer that in its survey of employees next week.

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