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UCSF Commuters Urged to Make Contingency Plans for 2nd Possible BART Strike

August 02, 2013 A second possible strike by Bay Area Rapid Transit (BART) labor unions is threatening to disrupt the commutes of many UC San Francisco employees, so they should make contingency transportation plans.

UC Takes Steps to Implement Changes From Supreme Court’s DOMA, Prop 8 Rulings

July 29, 2013 The University of California has been reviewing the legal, policy and operational implications of the Supreme Court rulings on California’s Proposition 8 and the federal Defense of Marriage Act (DOMA) for the University and its employees and retirees.

UCSF Raises Money for a Good Cause at AIDS Walk San Francisco

July 26, 2013 On a notoriously chilly foggy day in San Francisco, UCSF teams raised more than $53,000 in AIDS Walk San Francisco on July 21.

UCSF Appoints Elizabeth Watkins as Vice Chancellor of Student Academic Affairs

July 24, 2013 Elizabeth Watkins, PhD, dean of the UCSF's Graduate Division, has been named to oversee all student and graduate affairs and lead major educational initiatives for the University.

UC San Francisco to Pilot 'Mission in a Minute' Video Series

July 19, 2013 UCSF is piloting a video series designed to inspire and inform the campus community about the great work that scientists and scholars do every day that is part of the University's advancing health worldwide mission.

UC Regents Approve Increase in Pension Plan Contributions for 2014

July 18, 2013 The UC Board of Regents on Wednesday approved an increase in contributions to the UC Retirement Plan from both the university and employees, effective July 2014.

Regents Appoint Janet Napolitano as First Woman UC President

July 18, 2013 The University of California Board of Regents today (July 18) appointed Janet Napolitano, secretary of the U.S. Department of Homeland Security and a two-term governor of Arizona, as the 20th president and first woman at the helm of the University of California.

School of Dentistry Announces Two New Faculty Appointments

July 16, 2013 Ophir Klein, MD, PhD, and Peter Sargent, PhD, were recently named to two new leadership positions in the UCSF School of Dentistry.

Regents’ Special Committee Nominates Janet Napolitano for Next UC President

July 12, 2013 U.S. Department of Homeland Security Secretary Janet Napolitano has been nominated for appointment as the 20th president of the University of California, it was announced today. Regent Sherry Lansing, chair of a 10-member special search committee, said Napolitano rose to the top from a large field of candidates and was recommended on a unanimous vote. Janet Napolitano

UCSF Rallies Team in Final Days Before AIDS Walk San Francisco

July 11, 2013 With 10 days to go before AIDS Walk San Francisco, UCSF is working to get members of the University community to sign up for or contribute to the annual fundraiser to support programs and services to treat and prevent HIV/AIDS.

School of Medicine Art Display Focuses on Power of Healing Hands

July 05, 2013 A new art display outside the School of Medicine dean’s offices highlights the power of hands in this healing profession.

UCSF Names New Diversity Program Manager, LGBT Specialist

June 26, 2013 Larry Lariosa, MA, a licensed marriage and family therapist, has been named diversity program manager and LGBT specialist at UC San Francisco's Office of Diversity and Outreach.

Possible BART Strike Prompts Contingency Planning at UCSF

June 26, 2013 UCSF employees who ride Bay Area Rapid Transit to and from work should make contingency plans in preparation for a possible strike by BART labor unions.

UCSF Group Advocates for Science Research on Capitol Hill

June 21, 2013 A group from UC San Francisco joined representatives from the nine other University of California campuses last month to make the case for Congressional support of graduate research and education at "UC Day in DC."

Urban Folk Musician Jen Chapin to Perform at UCSF

June 20, 2013 The UCSF community is invited to a free concert by singer-songwriter Jen Chapin, whose music is described as urban-folk soul, on June 24 on the Parnassus campus.

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