The annual event is a platform for community members to hear from senior leadership on diversity initiatives across the University. This year’s forum addressed the theme, “Outreach Efforts and the Leaky Pipeline for Students, Faculty and Staff.”
Made possible by a $30 million gift from Marc and Lynne Benioff, UCSF announced the launch of the UCSF Benioff Homelessness and Housing Initiative, a new center that will research and identify evidence-based solutions to prevent and end homelessness.
The University of California has been notified of a one-day strike across the UC system by the University Professional and Technical Employees (UPTE) union for its Research Support Professionals and Technical Units (RX and TX).
Ronald D. Vale, PhD, professor of cellular and molecular pharmacology at UCSF, has been named executive director of the Janelia Research Campus of the Howard Hughes Medical Institute and an HHMI vice president, effective in early 2020.
In the year since announcing an ambitious, $5 billion fundraising campaign, UCSF has seen record-breaking generosity from its supporters, inspired by faculty-led ideas to tackle some of the toughest problems in health and science.