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September 04, 2008
Media coverage of the story of Terri Schiavo demonstrated the mass media’s potentially powerful influence on people’s decisionmaking about their own end-of-life care, according to a study by researchers at the San Francisco Veterans Affairs Medical Center (SFVAMC) and the University of California, San Francisco. Schiavo was a 41-year-old woman in a persistent vegetative state who died in March 2005 after her feeding tube was removed. Her death and the legal battle surrounding it were covered extensively by the world press.
September 02, 2008
The campus community is invited to celebrate the creation of Millberry Union, the center of campus life on the UCSF Parnassus campus, for 50 years. The campus celebration recognizing the Millberry Union anniversary began last May. The schedule of events is as follows:
September 02, 2008
The California State Assembly today (Aug. 29) approved Assembly Bill 2296, the Researcher Protection Act of 2008, on a bipartisan unanimous vote of 68-0. This action follows the California State Senate's bipartisan unanimous support on Aug. 22 for the bill by Assemblymember Gene Mullin, D-South San Francisco. The University of California strongly supports AB 2296, which would help enhance law enforcement's ability to protect academic researchers and their families from acts of violence and intimidation perpetrated by anti-animal research extremists.
August 28, 2008
UCSF Risk Management and Insurance Services (RMIS) office has partnered with UCSF Enterprise Information Security (EIS) to offer an additional incentive to better protect laptops.
August 28, 2008
Dorothy L. (Del) Martin
August 28, 2008
It’s always hard to let go of something you have nurtured, tended and loved...
August 27, 2008
A fourth-year medical student at UCSF was elected to the Student National Medical Association (SNMA) board of directors.
August 26, 2008
Lessons at UCSF don’t typically teach students how to take down a suspect, but these are not typical times. UCSF Police Chief Pam Roskowski invited officers from UC Davis Police Department to give faculty, staff, students and trainees a basic lesson on how to survive the unfortunate and oftentimes fatal experience of an active shooter on campus.