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Diversity Month Events Celebrate Culture of Inclusiveness

September 28, 2012 October is Diversity Month at UCSF, and the campus is celebrating with a series of events that highlight the University’s efforts to support talented and diverse faculty, staff and trainees.

Interns Learn to EXCEL in Health Care Jobs

September 07, 2012 A good job in health care was the key to a better life for Shameka Jones, but the path to getting one hasn’t been easy.

Multicultural Center Welcomes Diverse Campus Community

August 22, 2012 The UCSF Multicultural Resource Center has opened its doors to the campus community, to promote a culture of inclusion and offer a gathering place for discussions about diversity.

Summer Internships Encourage High School Students to Pursue Careers in Science

August 03, 2012 Andrea Lopez knows that she could easily be doomed by her demographic: She is 17, Latina and the mother of a baby boy. But UCSF's Science Education & Health Partnership's internship program has helped her prove otherwise.

SF General Hospital Joins 'It Gets Better' Campaign Supporting LGBT Youth

July 30, 2012 The UCSF-affiliated San Francisco General Hospital and Trauma Center (SFGH) has joined the national campaign to support lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender youth by releasing its own "It Gets Better" video featuring personal stories by doctors, nurses and staff.

UCSF Investigates Offensive Workplace Incident

July 19, 2012 UCSF is investigating an incident involving a noose found hanging from a box in a storeroom on the Parnassus campus.

Refugee Receives Soros Fellowship to Pursue Doctorate in Sociology

July 10, 2012 When Boroka Bo enters UCSF in September to pursue a doctorate in medical sociology, she will arrive with a highly prestigious fellowship and a resume that is unconventional by any measure.

LGBT Leaders Receive Chancellor's Award at UCSF

June 08, 2012 Members of the UCSF community recently recognized three individuals for their leadership in championing rights for gay, lesbian, bisexual and transgender people.

UCSF Faculty Climate Survey Shows Significant Improvement Over a Decade

May 10, 2012 UCSF has seen a significant improvement in the career and work satisfaction of UCSF faculty over the last decade, according to the findings of a recent faculty climate survey. 

UCSF Leaders to Discuss Roadmap to Creating an Inclusive Campus

April 02, 2012 UCSF Chancellor Susan Desmond-Hellmann and leaders at UCSF will participate in a live webcast discussion about how the University is working to create an inclusive campus community on April 10.

LGBT Forum Attracts 200 Interprofessional Health Students

March 29, 2012 The UCSF Center for LGBT Health & Equity convened a health forum for the fourth consecutive year, attracting 200 interprofessional health students for two days of education about the long-overlooked health concerns of lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, queer, and intersex people.

UC President Pens Open Letter to UC Community

March 09, 2012 UC President Mark Yudof today wrote an open letter to the community asking all of University of California students, faculty and staff members to foster a climate of tolerance, civility and open-mindedness.

Celebrating UCSF's Diversity on Lunar New Year

January 26, 2012 UCSF Alumnus E. Leong Way, 95, was among members of the UCSF community to celebrate the Lunar New Year during an event at UCSF on Jan. 24.

UCSF to Celebrate Multiculturalism with Photo Exhibit

January 11, 2012 The UCSF community is invited to view the "100% You Photo Exhbit," on display beginning January 11, and hear from pioneering artist Kip Fulbeck at UCSF on January 17.

Three to Receive MLK Award for Exceptional Leadership in Advancing Diversity at UCSF

January 06, 2012 Three outstanding members of the UCSF community will receive 2012 Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Awards for their exceptional leadership in advancing the goal of achieving greater ethnic and cultural diversity at UCSF.