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November 15, 2012
Providing a collaborative and inviting environment for international scholars has been a priority for UCSF, which in 2010 had more international students and postdocs than any other U.S. health sciences university with a total of 1,267.
November 15, 2012
Access to vaccines is a basic human right, said UCSF leader Jaime Sepulveda at TEDxSF: 7 Billion Well, an event sponsored by TEDx San Francisco with support from UCSF Global Health Sciences (GHS).
November 08, 2012
Mark Laret, chief executive officer of UCSF Medical Center and UCSF Benioff Children’s Hospital, says academic medical centers must reconsider their traditions, practices and culture to thrive amidst significant funding cuts.
November 07, 2012
The University of California will avoid $250 million in spending cuts this year, after voters Tuesday approved Proposition 30, Gov. Jerry Brown's signature tax measure.
November 05, 2012
The World Series may be over, but AT&T Park was still buzzing over the weekend as thousands came to play and learn through interactive science exhibits.
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.
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 Causes.com.
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. 
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.
October 24, 2012
UCSF will be among the first in the country to educate and train nurses specifically to care for diabetes patients across their lifespan by establishing a new academic minor in diabetes at the UCSF School of Nursing.

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