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June 30, 2014
The popular idea that Northern Europeans developed light skin to absorb more UV light so they could make more vitamin D – vital for healthy bones and immune function – is questioned by UC San Francisco researchers in a new study.
June 12, 2014
In the most comprehensive study of the Mexican population to date, researchers from UCSF and Stanford University, along with Mexico’s National Institute of Genomic Medicine, have identified tremendous genetic diversity.
April 30, 2014
What if the Supreme Court had ruled this past week that states have the constitutional right to require that their public universities consider only SAT scores when making admissions decisions?
March 19, 2014
The University of California has engaged Rankin & Associates Consulting to conduct a system-wide “Campus Climate” survey, to gather a wide variety of data related to the institution’s living and working environment.
March 19, 2014
The Office of the Vice Chancellor, Diversity and Outreach, which UCSF established in December 2010, serves as the campus leader in building diversity in all aspects of the UCSF mission including climate, curriculum, research, retention, outreach and recruitment.
March 19, 2014
The majority of UCSF faculty, staff and students who responded to a survey said they are “comfortable” or “very comfortable” with their work environment on campus, but there is room for improvement, according to a new UC systemwide study..
November 19, 2013
The UCSF LGBT Resource Center invites the community to a Day of Remembrance for those lost due to transphobia and violence.
October 01, 2013
UCSF is kicking off Diversity Month by announcing this year’s honorees for the Chancellor Diversity Awards, which recognizes the work of faculty members, staff and postdocs/students/trainees.
September 24, 2013
In her annual State of the University address, Chancellor Susan Desmond-Hellmann highlighted UCSF's investments in its research, education and patient care to meet the challenges ahead.
September 18, 2013
UCSF is welcoming more than 800 new students this fall in its schools of dentistry, medicine, nursing and pharmacy, as well as its Graduate Division. Here are some interesting facts about this diverse incoming class.

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