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December 02, 2010
The University of California, San Francisco has appointed an exceptional physician and campus leader in the health sciences as its first vice chancellor of Diversity and Outreach, charged with creating and maintaining a diverse university environment where everyone has an opportunity to excel.
December 02, 2010
Elizabeth Boyd, a preeminent bioethicist and medical sociologist, has been appointed to direct campus oversight for the UCSF Ethics and Compliance Program.
December 02, 2010
UCSF Chancellor Sue Desmond-Hellmann named campus leader Renee Navarro, past director of academic diversity, as the University’s first vice chancellor of diversity and outreach.
December 01, 2010
A lawsuit and inaction by Congress threaten federally funded embryonic stem cell research at UCSF and across the country.
November 18, 2010
In a letter to the UCSF community, Chancellor Desmond-Hellmann expressed sorrow over a fatal accident this week involving a campus shuttle bus that resulted in the death of a 65-year-old woman.
November 18, 2010
A new report documents UCSF’s actions to involve the community to develop forest management goals for the Mount Sutro Open Space Reserve and includes a plan for their implementation.
November 17, 2010
A live satellite video feed will capture the moment at 2:20 p.m. today (Nov. 17) when UCSF Nobel laureate Stanley Prusiner, MD, receives the National Medal of Science, the nation’s highest honor for science and technology.
November 16, 2010
Amy Pyle, a veteran journalist with more than 20 years experience in communications, has joined UCSF as executive director of news and media relations.
November 10, 2010
Financial and Administrative Services (FAS) is seeking input from members of the UCSF community on the myriad of services it provides UCSF to support its mission.
November 09, 2010
UCSF Nobel laureate Stanley Prusiner, MD, and colleagues have called for Congress to more than quadruple annual federal funding for Alzheimer’s research, saying that with a dedicated effort, there is a chance for a breakthrough against the disease by 2020.

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