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Before You Vote, Meet State and City Candidates at UCSF-Sponsored Forums

September 17, 2012 With just over a month until the November election, UCSF is co-sponsoring a series of candidate forums for the California Assembly, California Senate and San Francisco Board of Supervisors.

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.

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.

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.

AIDS Walk San Francisco Only Weeks Away

July 02, 2012 UCSF teams are working hard to achieve a collective fundraising goal of $55,000 in AIDS Walk San Francisco, which is on July 15.

Votes Sought to Support Tree Planting on Mount Sutro

May 24, 2012 Members of the UCSF community are asked to show their support of the UCSF Sutro Seed Propagation Area and the Sutro Steward's volunteer program in a national contest to win a $10,000 grant from Odwalla for a tree-planting project.

UCSF Salutes Extraordinary Contributions During Founders Day Luncheon

May 09, 2012 Eleven members of the UCSF community were honored recently for their extraordinary contributions to the University and beyond during the 30th annual Founders Day luncheon.

UCSF and SFUSD Collaborate to Prepare Students for College

April 26, 2012 Heading off to college is almost always daunting, even for the most accomplished high school students. That’s why about 500 San Francisco seniors flocked to UCSF Mission Bay recently for a community outreach program designed to curb the dropout rate.

Glide Health Services Recognized as National Model

February 13, 2012 UCSF’s Patricia Dennehy, director of the nurse-managed Glide Health Services center, is among five Californians to receive the 2012 James Irvine Foundation Leadership Awards today for applying proven, innovative approaches to some of the state’s most difficult problems.

Chancellor's Concert Series Kicks Off 2012 With Performance Today

January 26, 2012 The UCSF community is invited to the first Chancellor’s Concert Series of 2012 with a performance by violinist Leor Maltinski and cellist Angela Lee today (Jan. 26).

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.

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.

UCSF Invites Employees to Participate in Giving Campaign

December 07, 2011 Faculty and staff are invited to participate in the 2011 UCSF Employee Giving Campaign, which runs through the end of December.

Program Empowers the Community Through University Partnership

December 02, 2011 Projects involving UCSF and community partners that encourage children to learn about medical careers, maintain proper dental hygiene and lose weight by learning to swim were recently celebrated for improving the health and well-being of San Franciscans.

San Francisco Health Improvement Partnerships Tackle Public Health Problems

December 01, 2011 UCSF and an array of community, academic and civic collaborators are wrapping up the first year of an ambitious effort to build partnerships to enhance the well-being of San Francisco residents and eliminate health disparities.