Student Life

A UCSF trainee has many responsibilities, so it is difficult to find time to pursue one’s passions outside of science and health care.  This is especially true for musicians, who often find it difficult to integrate music into their lives at UCSF.

On Nov. 3, the Graduate and Professional Student Association met in Genentech Hall at the Mission Bay campus to discuss the current and upcoming events surrounding student affairs. This article provides a short summary of items discussed.

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UCSF students lit candles for those impacted by mental health as part of a California-wide event to honor, remember, and inspire all of those whose lives have been impacted by suicide or other struggles with mental health.

Members of the Registered Campus Organization, Cell Hackers

Programming and analysis of large data sets are becoming more commonplace within research labs, hospitals, and health tech/biotech companies.

Hospitals generate millions of tons of waste each year, discarding annually over $200 million worth of usable medical equipment and costing millions in disposal fees.  Remedy at UCSF, a student-led organization, collects and redistributes these su

The UCSF chapter of SACNAS (Society for Advancement of Hispanics/Chicanos and Native Americans in Science) has only been around since 2012, but it is already receiving national recognition.

Group of Students

The theme of Chancellor Sam Hawgood’s inspiring State of the University address last month could not have been more timely for the debut of this column.  During his speech Hawgood placed emphasis on the importance of making connections with th

Keep an open mind.  Don't feel like you have to lock yourself into a certain type of lab during rotations, and try to go to lab meetings when you're deciding where to rotate.

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