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Two UCSF Affiliates Sexually Assaulted Near Parnassus Campus

November 01, 2012 Two UCSF-affiliated individuals were the victims of sexual assault between 8:30 and 9 a.m. on Thursday, Nov. 1. 

UCSF to Conduct Online Survey to Assess Campus Experience Relating to Respect, Diversity and Inclusion

October 31, 2012 Beginning November 5, UCSF will join the University of California system to survey all faculty, staff, students and trainees about their experiences with campus climate relating to respect, diversity and inclusion.

Leaders Envision Malaria-Free Asia Pacific Region

October 31, 2012 The Australian government, with support of UCSF's Global Health Group, will host "Malaria 2012: Saving Lives" in the Asia-Pacific in Sydney, Australia, to showcase progress throughout the Asia Pacific region in controlling and eliminating malaria.

San Francisco Giants Parade to Affect Transportation on Wednesday

October 30, 2012 Transportation and traffic in around San Francisco will be affected as the Giants victory parade will be held Halloween day, Wednesday, Oct. 31.

New Research Development Office Aims to Foster New Collaborative Research Teams Across UCSF

October 30, 2012 UCSF is launching a new effort to boost research development to help the University’s scientists better compete in an increasingly complex funding environment.

To Treat Emotional Toll of Medical School, Physician Prescribes Shakespeare

October 30, 2012 Students may begin their medical school careers riding on a cloud of altruism and goodwill, but it’s not long before the grueling schedule, avalanche of new vocabulary and stubborn patients can take a toll. UCSF's David Watts, MD, argues that a healthy dose of literature – poems and stories, specifically — be a core part of the student experience.

In Aftermath of Sandy, Donations Pour in to American Red Cross

October 30, 2012 Members of the UCSF community who want to show support for the relief and recovery of victims from Hurricane Sandy may give to the American Red Cross through

Amenities at New UCSF Medical Center at Mission Bay Offer Something for Everyone

October 29, 2012 For the children, women and cancer patients who will be treated there, UCSF Medical Center at Mission Bay will be an invaluable resource offering groundbreaking care for patients and a full range of amenities for their visiting family members.

Gladstone President to Receive Prestigious Pacesetter Award

October 29, 2012 Gladstone President R. Sanders "Sandy" Williams, MD, a professor of medicine at UCSF, will receive the ARCS Foundation’s 2012 Pacesetter Award next week for his lifelong dedication to furthering education and his extensive contributions to science and medicine.

Bay Area Science Festival Culminates at AT&T Park on Saturday

October 29, 2012 AT&T Park – home of the World Series champions, the San Francisco Giants – will become a science wonderland when the Bay Area Science Festival concludes again with a free science extravaganza on Saturday, Nov. 3. 

UC Open Enrollment Period for 2013 Set to Begin

October 26, 2012 The University of California’s Open Enrollment period begins next week, with some important changes coming to Health Net coverage affecting employees in San Francisco.

UC President Mark Yudof Issues Letter to UC Community About Proposition 30

October 25, 2012 With the November election looming, University of Calfornia President Mark Yudof wrote an open letter to the UC community urging students, faculty, staff and alumni to exercise their right to vote.

Academia Should Fulfill Social Contract by Supporting Bioscience Startups, Case Study Says

October 25, 2012 Universities should do a better job translating public funding into health and jobs, according to a new case study by UCSF researchers.

Annual Tradition Celebrates UCSF Community Partnerships

October 23, 2012 Exemplary community collaborations that promote health equity in San Francisco took center stage at the Fourth Annual Partnerships Celebration sponsored by UCSF’s University Community Partnerships (UCP).

Global Health Pioneer Paul Farmer Touts Community-Based Health Care Model to Combat Infectious Diseases

October 23, 2012 Global health pioneer Paul Farmer, MD, PhD, addressed a packed UCSF auditorium in a special lecture about a community-based health care model that his nonprofit organization, Partners In Health, has brought to some of the world's most impoverished countries, including Haiti and Rwanda.