Projects involving UCSF and community partners that encourage children to learn about medical careers, maintain proper dental hygiene and lose weight by learning to swim were recently celebrated for improving the health and well-being of San Franciscans.
December 02, 2011
December 01, 2011
UCSF and an array of community, academic and civic collaborators are wrapping up the first year of an ambitious effort to build partnerships to enhance the well-being of San Francisco residents and eliminate health disparities.
November 17, 2011
For the fifth year in a row, a team from Lincoln High School, one of just two made up of high school students, came home with a gold medal in an international science competition after spending 10 weeks in the UCSF lab of Wendell Lim, PhD.
November 15, 2011
UCSF, the Oakland Unified School District and an array of community-based partners are embarking on a quest to improve the lives of disadvantaged middle-school students, thanks to a $1.75 million grant from The Atlantic Philanthropies.
November 08, 2011
More than 21,000 people converged to AT&T Park for the first annual Bay Area Science Festival, a spectacularly successful community outreach event sponsored in part by UCSF.
November 08, 2011
Most of the time AT&T Park is a place for spectator sport: The San Francisco Giants play baseball and everyone else watches. The grand finale of the Bay Area Science Festival was just the opposite, as the ballpark was transformed into a world where children could touch and smell and create and experiment.
October 20, 2011
Since its founding nearly 150 years ago, UCSF has been committed to serving the community, and its reach extends far beyond the walls of the health sciences University.
October 21, 2010
During an emotional ceremony, a group of 16 interns graduated recently from UCSF’s Community Outreach Internship Program, which works to develop the potential local workforce and provide under-served communities with access to university jobs.