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April 30, 2014
What if the Supreme Court had ruled this past week that states have the constitutional right to require that their public universities consider only SAT scores when making admissions decisions?
October 01, 2013
UCSF is kicking off Diversity Month by announcing this year’s honorees for the Chancellor Diversity Awards, which recognizes the work of faculty members, staff and postdocs/students/trainees.
September 24, 2013
In her annual State of the University address, Chancellor Susan Desmond-Hellmann highlighted UCSF's investments in its research, education and patient care to meet the challenges ahead.
September 18, 2013
UCSF is welcoming more than 800 new students this fall in its schools of dentistry, medicine, nursing and pharmacy, as well as its Graduate Division. Here are some interesting facts about this diverse incoming class.
July 05, 2013
A new art display outside the School of Medicine dean’s offices highlights the power of hands in this healing profession.
May 02, 2013
The Last Lecture belongs to a venerable academic tradition designed to answer a single question: “If you had but one lecture to give, what would you say?”
April 01, 2013
By providing scientifically based curriculum at after-school programs, UCSF helps kids learn how to manage their anger while excelling on the field and in the classroom.
March 25, 2013
Culturally sensitive communication is an essential piece of the core communications competency required of UCSF graduates, and Carol A. Miller, MD, works to help residents and medical students build those skills.
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.
September 26, 2012
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."

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