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July 30, 2008
Consistent with its commitment to transparency and public accountability, the University of California on July 30 released its annual report on systemwide employee compensation for calendar year 2007. The report is available online at www.universityofcalifornia.edu/news/compensation/payroll2007
July 30, 2008
The American Federation of State, County and Municipal Employees (AFSCME) has announced that it will hold a rally on Parnassus Avenue today from 3:30 to 5 p.m. The union has indicated that as many as 1,000 people will participate in the rally, which coincides with AFSCME's International Convention being held in San Francisco from July 28 to August 1.
July 30, 2008
The UCSF Osher Center for Integrative Medicine is looking for participants for a study to determine whether mindfulness-based stress reduction (MBSR) slows the progression of HIV. Prior research demonstrates that MBSR improves mood and reduces stress. Other studies show that stress and depression are associated with more rapid HIV progression.
July 29, 2008
New stimuli alter perspective, which is why traveling enlivens the brain and refreshes the spirit. Here are some facts, experiences and random observations from Euroscience 2008 that scored high on both scales.
July 29, 2008
Today, most studies that look at health concerns routinely identify racial, cultural and ethnic groups to advance health disparities research. At least one societal group, however, remains largely unstudied.
July 29, 2008
A cadre of UCSF School of Nursing faculty members is leading the way to create a more welcoming environment for all people.
July 29, 2008
One way to increase the number of underrepresented minorities in faculty positions is by opening the doors of opportunity in academia as early as possible and mentoring underrepresented minorities once they are here.
July 29, 2008
Longtime UCSF leader Bobby Baron, MD, MS, a professor of clinical medicine, was recognized recently for his stellar service as co-chair of the Chancellor’s Advisory Committee on Diversity (CACD).
July 29, 2008
UCSF is using new tools and tactics to help keep track of the diversity and demographics of its faculty and those who seek faculty positions.

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