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Elizabeth Earley

"I used to do research on bees. It was hands on, it was intense, it was all early in the morning, and you were constantly being stung.

Ben Davis

"Hi everybody. I've brought you gifts for your scientific endeavors."

Meredith Bock and Katelyn Dow

"It sounds cheesy, but my favorite part of UCSF has been the classmates, both their accomplishments and humility. It's motivating."

"I'm between my 3rd and 4th years. I'm taking a year to do research."

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The ongoing Ebola crisis in Guinea, Liberia and Sierra Leone has been by far the deadliest Ebola outbreak in history with more than 8,000 deaths so far. This outbreak makes a front-page story of Synapse from 20 years ago seem especially timely. In “Science Fiction Turned Real,” Robert Rosenbloom reviewed “The Hot Zone,” a nonfiction thriller by Richard Preston about viral hemorrhagic fevers, including Ebola.

"We're in the process of planning recruitment, and it's reminding me a lot of last year--this was me interviewing at schools, deciding where I'd end up, getting really nervous about that.

Matt Cummings

"I have a dream." [collective laughter] "No, my main goal for UCSF is to prioritize communication between students of all disciplines, as well as between students and faculty.

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Concerns about the increasing frequency of C-sections is nothing new. Thirty-five years ago, Michael Bader reported on this trend in the article "Area cesarean rate tripled in 20 year." He wrote, "In California as a whole, the rate rose from 4.8 per cent in 1960 to 15.4 per cent in 1977." According to the California Office of Statewide Health Planning and Development, 29.8 percent of deliveries were uncomplicated C-sections in 2013, a level that has remained steady for the past several years.
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Today, a visitor to UC Berkeley can see a campus full of people recruiting, promoting, soliciting, tabling, proselytizing and otherwise communicating about political issues. Such political advocacy, however, was formerly banned on campus. The restriction was overturned in response to the Free Speech Movement, a series of student protests and negotiations with the administration in 1964–65.
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To many students at UCSF today, Mount Zion is simply another campus, but until 25 years ago it was wholly separate, with more than 100 years as an independent, Jewish hospital.
Today, the most prominent divestment movement at UCSF is to withdraw from fossil-fuel companies. A generation ago, it was divestment from South Africa in protest of apartheid that was front and center.