In the aftermath of the Nov. 4 elections, San Francisco became the 31st city to reject a soda tax, while Berkeley became the first in the country to levy a 1-cent-per-ounce tax on sugary drinks.

“All science is, is rigorous storytelling,” said Adam Savage, co-host of Mythbusters. His live interview with the Inquiring Minds podcast on Oct.

Students Mariko Yokokura,  Nancy Wong, Jay Barcelon, and Chris Foo with a faculty mentor.

This October, four students from the UCSF School of Pharmacy competed at the national NCPA Pruitt-Schutte Student Business Plan Competition.

It is hard to believe that in the not so distant past California was a state that enforced segregation at various levels, including our education system.

Why do we sleep? Why do cats sprint around the room randomly? At the first BAHFest West, six scientists defended ridiculous hypotheses answering these and other questions before a panel of judges.

The trajectory for doctoral students in the biomedical and social sciences is no longer a straight path to a faculty research career. Earning a doctoral degree in these demanding fields takes many years and is arduous.

Cancel all your plans, because today marks the beginning of the 10-day-long fourth annual Bay Area Science Festival! Toss your preconceptions of science festivals aside; this is truly an epic week of events.

As classes resume and we return to campus, reminders of the diversity of our student body are all around us.

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“Universities in America are at a hinge of history – while connected to the past, they are swinging in new directions,” said newly appointed UCSF Chancellor Sam Hawgood, MBBS, to a packed Cole Hall, quoting Clark Kerr, the first chancellor of UC B

A couple of weeks ago, I attended the Association of Reproductive Health Professionals (ARHP) annual conference in Charlotte, North Carolina, as a conference ambassador.