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To combat the deterrent that housing prices have placed on incoming students, Graduate Division Dean Elizabeth Watkins is introducing a $4,000 housing stipend for all incoming PhD students beginning with the 2016 cohort.

The mother of a critically ill child is afraid that plans to build a Warriors arena next to the UCSF Medical Center at Mission Bay will put her son's life in danger.

Faced with slowing markets and impending patent cliffs in the U.S. and Europe, pharma companies are increasingly looking to develop and launch new drugs in emerging markets in Asia, Latin America, Eastern Europe and the Middle East.

On October 5, Governor Jerry Brown made history by signing the End of Life Option Act into law in California.

Housing and transportation are two of the biggest issues facing students. Many could not imagine that finding affordable places to live and ways to get around would be such a large part of being at UCSF and in San Francisco.

Perhaps the most powerful and moving part of the 15th annual Interpersonal Violence Conference, held November 14, came at the close of the day with the Survivors Panel.

Given UCSF’s rich history of activism, it’s no wonder that the students who choose to enroll at the university are strong proponents of social justice.

A recent proposed tuition increase for UCSF’s professional schools has incited pushback from many student organizations, sparking conversation about the role of student input in financial matters and whether the competitiveness of UCSF’s programs

With the constant rise in the Bay Area’s cost of living (reported previously) and the demand for the new FSFS program, one thing remains clear: the financial instability of students isn’t going anywhere.
Going to the dentist can be extremely inconvenient, and it seems like their office hours always overlap with our work and education. Not to worry students and tireless workers! The UCSF School of Dentistry is working to provide more accessible clinic hours to you in their new UCSF Evening Dental Clinic.