Back to School 2013: UCSF Welcomes New Class

September 27, 2013

From white coat ceremonies to welcome receptions, UC San Francisco's fall schedule is packed with events marking the arrival of new and returning students.

Scroll through the slideshow above to catch some of the sights around campus - click here to view a full-screen version - and read the stories below to see some of the exciting new educational initiatives that make UCSF a leader training the next generation of clinicians and researchers.

 

UCSF First U.S. Medical School to Offer Credit For Wikipedia Articles

Students will be able to earn academic credit for editing content on Wikipedia, one of the world's most widely used medical references.

 

UCSF's Incoming Class 2013: By the Numbers

The University is welcoming more than 800 new students from 55 countries this fall. Check out some interesting facts about this diverse incoming class.

 

Gift Forms UC's Largest Endowed Program for PhD Students

Sir Michael Moritz and his wife, Harriet Heyman, have kicked off a new endowment with $30 million to ensure the future of PhD education programs in the basic sciences.

UCSF Creates Online Master of Science Degree

The online Master of Science Degree Program in Healthcare Administration and Interprofessional Leadership is created especially for working health professionals.