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March 25, 2010
Executive Vice Chancellor and Provost Jeffrey Bluestone hopes to harness the “creativity, passion and focus of academic research, industry and the clinical communities to transform translational research from a concept to a reality”.
March 24, 2010
Senior Vice Chancellor John Plotts anticipates being able to provide information to the UCSF community about recommendations to achieve operational excellence in mid- to late-April.
March 03, 2010
UC and student leaders forged a united front in Sacramento when they joined forces to press lawmakers to fully fund the university and student financial aid. Read the story on the UC Office of the President website.
March 01, 2010
UCSF Chancellor Sue Desmond-Hellmann today updated the University community on the progress of the administrative and operating efficiencies work group.
February 25, 2010
Senator Arlen Specter visited UCSF last week talking about health care reform -- the topic of today’s nationally televised summit in Washington DC.
February 19, 2010
A UCSF group recommends that egg and sperm donors for in-vitro fertilization be provided information on possible use of embryos in stem cell research.
February 19, 2010
UCSF Chancellor Sue Desmond-Hellmann told House Speaker Nancy Pelosi federal economic stimulus funds will help University scientists conduct “biomedical research that literally will change the world.”
February 17, 2010
Message to the Campus By Chancellor Susan Desmond-Hellmann, MD, MPH February 17, 2010 I appreciate the opportunity to speak to all of you today – and I’m sorry that I’m doing it by videotape – but I wanted to communicate broadly across the campus and in a timely manner.  Our topic for today is the budget for next year, UCSF 2011, who we will be in the fiscal years 2011 and 2012.  I want to talk to you today about the situation, what you’ll see from me and my team, and what you can expect from me.
February 12, 2010
Faculty, staff and retirees are being surveyed while the University determines how pension and retiree medical benefits for current and future retirees can become financially sustainable.
February 11, 2010
Working to combat a steep slide in state support for higher education, advocates for the University of California are planning large rallies in Sacramento this spring to persuade lawmakers that public higher education should be a funding priority. Read the story on the UC website.