Hundreds of people eager to show their support for science turned out for UC San Francisco’s Stand Up For Science teach-in and rally on April 22, which highlighted diversity and the importance of federal funding for research.
Faculty, administration and library leaders from UCSF took a major step towards the goal of making all scholarly literature freely available to everyone by endorsing an international open access initiative called OA2020.
While President Donald Trump’s Executive Order on immigration faces legal challenges in the courts, UCSF is offering members of the University community support wherever it’s needed, officials said at a town hall meeting on Feb. 3.
UC President Janet Napolitano and the chancellors of the University of California have issued a statement expressing deep concern about the recent executive order that restricts the ability of students, faculty, staff and others from certain countries from being able to enter or return to the United States.
The impact of the rising cost and mounting debt is two-fold: Universities struggle to compete for the best students, and costs become the overriding factor for many students in deciding where to get their education and what to practice after graduating.