A UCSF support program for first-generation college students launched in 2008 with a small, monthly discussion group and has evolved into the newly formed First Generation College Student Initiative, which will expand services and resources to this "invisible community."
September 26, 2012
September 07, 2012
A good job in health care was the key to a better life for Shameka Jones, but the path to getting one hasn’t been easy.
August 22, 2012
The UCSF Multicultural Resource Center has opened its doors to the campus community, to promote a culture of inclusion and offer a gathering place for discussions about diversity.
August 03, 2012
Andrea Lopez knows that she could easily be doomed by her demographic: She is 17, Latina and the mother of a baby boy. But UCSF's Science Education & Health Partnership's internship program has helped her prove otherwise.
July 30, 2012
The UCSF-affiliated San Francisco General Hospital and Trauma Center (SFGH) has joined the national campaign to support lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender youth by releasing its own "It Gets Better" video featuring personal stories by doctors, nurses and staff.
July 19, 2012
UCSF is investigating an incident involving a noose found hanging from a box in a storeroom on the Parnassus campus.
July 10, 2012
When Boroka Bo enters UCSF in September to pursue a doctorate in medical sociology, she will arrive with a highly prestigious fellowship and a resume that is unconventional by any measure.
June 08, 2012
Members of the UCSF community recently recognized three individuals for their leadership in championing rights for gay, lesbian, bisexual and transgender people.
May 10, 2012
UCSF has seen a significant improvement in the career and work satisfaction of UCSF faculty over the last decade, according to the findings of a recent faculty climate survey.
April 02, 2012
UCSF Chancellor Susan Desmond-Hellmann and leaders at UCSF will participate in a live webcast discussion about how the University is working to create an inclusive campus community on April 10.