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A half century ago, UCSF played host to a several cultural events and exhibits, including an art exhibit featuring a Bay Area native and a collection of controversial films.

Scientists often view fashion as a frivolous concern, but studies indicate that a person’s attire can significantly influence self-confidence.

"I was born and raised in Sri Lanka where I first became fascinated by biology after reading 'The Selfish Gene' by Richard Dawkins in high school.

“While the buildings [at Mission Bay] are newer, we still have to track down certain parts to make repairs and we’re constantly working to make the buildings more efficient… [In my spare time] I have a 1971 Buick Skylark that I spend time restorin

Hanna Starobinets

"My mom is a biologist, so when I was growing up, all my bath toys were lab plastics. Eppendorf tubes, conical tubes, foam floaties, you name it.

Picture of Medical student Sharon Durousseau using the Power Macs
From syllabi accessed on tablets to journal articles read on laptops to medication apps viewed on smart phones, today’s medical students have myriad routes to medical resources on the internet. Two decades ago, the options were more limited but by no means nonexistent, as explored in the article, “Medical Resources on the World Wide Web,” by Robert E. Kuhn. In the opening paragraph, Kuhn declared, “The Internet has transformed education by facilitating access to information. A new subsystem of the net, the World Wide Web, has expanded the knowledge cornucopia to include pictures, audio, and even video.”
Michael Powers

“I grew up in New Jersey (2 towns away from the Jersey shore) but moved to Phoenix in 1981 because I wanted to see the Southwest. There, I was trained to work on alarms. I stayed in Phoenix less than a year; I couldn’t handle the heat.

“It’s a little easier to drive the big diesel buses because you sit up higher and you can see everything around you. They’re a little older and a little quirky, but they’re fun. It’s actually difficult to transition back to my car after I’ve been driving the big buses because I sit so low.”

“I see the sunset over the ocean and mountains during late nights in Sim Lab. I walk home from the library at night, close my eyes, and I can smell all of the blossoms that seem to never stop blooming.

“Dentistry school discrimination case dismissed,” proclaimed the front page of Synapse 30 years ago. The accompanying article, by Charles Piller, discussed the U.S Department of Education Office for Civil Rights report clearing the UCSF School of Dentistry—and how not everyone was satisfied with the decision.