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UCSF Alumni Travel Across the Globe for Award-Winning Reunion Weekend

June 16, 2015 This year, with the culmination of the yearlong 150th Anniversary celebration, it was all the more reason for 2,000-some UCSF alumni and friends from 34 states and six countries to return to their alma mater for their annual reunion.

Kimberly Topp: A Life of Humility and Gratitude

June 05, 2015 UCSF students chose Kimberly Topp, PhD, to deliver this year's "Last Lecture" to close out the academic season.

Talmadge King Takes Helm of Top-Rated School of Medicine

May 26, 2015 Talmadge King Jr.’s journey to leading one of the top medical schools in the U.S. began in the small, segregated coastal town of Darien, Ga., during the 1960s.

The Academic Senate Recognizes Leaders in Teaching, Mentoring

May 21, 2015 Winners of the Academic Senate Distinction In Teaching and the Distinction In Mentoring Awards include, from left, David M. Naeger, MD; Katherine Julian, MD; Anita Sil, MD, PhD; and Stuart Gansky, MS, DrPH.

New Coffee Bar Adds Flavor to a Modern UCSF Library

May 18, 2015 The UCSF Library and Campus Life Services have teamed up to host a grand opening celebration for Caffé Central's coffee bar located at the library's main floor at noon on May 20.

UC Reaches Long-Term Agreement for More Funding, Tuition Predictability

May 14, 2015 University of California President Janet Napolitano announced May 14 that she and Gov. Jerry Brown have reached a historic agreement that provides UC with significant new revenue while capping resident tuition at its current level for the next two years.

Napolitano, Harris Announce Collaboration on Sexual Assault Prevention and Response Efforts

May 13, 2015 UC President Janet Napolitano and California Attorney General Kamala Harris May 13 unveiled a new toolkit for California law enforcement agencies and higher education institutions to improve collaboration and transparency on campus sexual assault prevention and response.

Increasing Awareness about Sexual Violence and Sexual Assault Resources

May 05, 2015 UC San Francisco held several events at its Parnassus and Mission Bay campuses as part of the University of California-wide “Sexual Violence and Sexual Assault Awareness Month” in April.

Vlahov, Wintroub Join Nationwide Push for Climate Change Training

April 12, 2015 Two UC San Francisco academic deans are among a coalition of deans from 30 medical, nursing and public health schools nationwide committed to ensuring the next generation of health professionals are trained to effectively address all of the health risks their patients and communities face from climate change.

Hawgood, Leadership Team Outline Diversity Vision for UCSF

April 10, 2015 A crowd of almost 250 people gathered at Cole Hall on April 7 to listen to UC San Francisco Chancellor Sam Hawgood, MBBS, outline his vision for a more inclusive campus environment.

Washington Goes to Durham, NC, to Lead Duke University Health System

January 20, 2015 Former UC San Francisco executive vice chancellor and provost Eugene Washington, MD, MsC, has been named chancellor for health affairs at Duke University and president and CEO of the Duke University Health System.

Life After the ‘Die-In’

January 16, 2015 UCSF medical students sparked a national movement when they launched #whitecoats4blacklives to bring attention to racial health care disparities. The dialogue didn't end there.

UCSF Students Lead National Movement Bringing Attention to Impact of Racial Disparities in Health Care

December 16, 2014 More than 150 UCSF professional students participated in a “white coat die-in” where they lay down in their white coats to bring attention to the impact of racial disparities in health care.

Graduate Division Receives Grant to Continue Hosting Amgen Scholars Program

November 21, 2014 The Graduate Division at UCSF has been awarded a grant from the Amgen Foundation that will provide hands-on laboratory experience to undergraduate students through the Amgen Scholars Program.

School of Nursing Faculty Retreat Emphasizes Collaboration and Educational Innovation

October 28, 2014 Faculty from the UC San Francisco School of Nursing gathered at the Presidio Observation Post on Sept. 24 for their annual faculty retreat to reflect on the past year and plan for a brighter future.