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In a special virtual town hall, House Speaker Nancy Pelosi joined UC San Francisco Chancellor Sam Hawgood, MBBS, to discuss the role of science and science advocacy in shaping federal policy during a global pandemic, her leadership during these turbulent times, and lessons learned during her long tenure as the first and only female Speaker of the House of Representatives.
Recognizing that helping support the wellness of care providers was a unique and meaningful way they could contribute to the pandemic response, donors recently made a $1 million gift to create a COVID-19 Faculty and Staff Morale Support Fund.
UCSF won a Silver award from the Council for Advancement and Support of Education (CASE) in this year’s international competition recognizing exceptional communications and outreach from educational institutions.
David Ramsay, a former UCSF senior vice chancellor and president of the University of Maryland, Baltimore (UMB) who since 2010 had served as associate director of the UCSF Institute for Neurodegenerative Diseases (IND), died June 18, 2020, after a short illness. He was 81.
Goldstein will replace Maureen Brodie, MA, CO-OP, who is retiring. The UCSF Office of the Ombuds provides alternative dispute resolution services for all members of the UCSF community, including faculty, staff, administrators, students, post-doctoral fellows and other trainees.
UCSF has awarded UCSF Medals to three national leaders, all of whom have advanced diversity and inclusion, including through mentorship that has helped to place more underrepresented voices in the sciences.
Colleagues are mourning the passing of Zena Werb, PhD, a giant in the field of cancer biology whose four decades of research at UCSF informed the rise of immunotherapy and other modern approaches to cancer treatment.
The University of California applauds the U.S. Supreme Court’s decision to strike down the Trump administration’s arbitrary attempt to end a program that allowed immigrants brought to the U.S. as children to live and work in the country they know as home.
The University of California Board of Regents unanimously endorsed Assembly Constitutional Amendment 5as well as the repeal of Proposition 209, which banned the consideration of race and gender in admissions decisions a quarter-century ago.
Members of the UCSF community have united in calls for racial justice in town halls, organized and joined protests on and off campus, and knelt in solidarity with black Americans following the police killing of George Floyd in Minneapolis on May 25.