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Understanding the complex mechanisms that make us human is a driving force behind much scientific research, but getting at the root of what makes us human is not a purely scientific pursuit.

UCSF health professional students, trainees, faculty, staff, administrators, and unions joined in a rally at Zuckerberg San Francisco General Hospital on Tuesday, Feb. 6 to stand up for immigrants.

Food insecurity may seem like an issue faced only by developing nations, but it is also an issue for many university students, including those at UCSF.

University of California registered nurses held informational pickets on Thursday, Jan. 25 at UCSF campuses and at medical centers from Sacramento to San Diego.

Stories of sexual assault are rampant in the news today. From Hollywood producers and radio hosts to politicians and news reporters, it is clear that no field is immune to violations of trust. The chain of events may seem clear for those who have not experienced emotional, physical, or sexual abuse. A betrayal occurs, a victim reports that betrayal, and the perpetrator is punished. However, these betrayals and their underlying psychology are far more complex.

Over the last month or so we’ve witnessed a wave of sexual harassment cases popping up in the media and on social media.

The president-elect of the California Dental Association (CDA) gave an inspiring talk on Nov. 9 on the power of advocacy and the importance of organized dentistry to UCSF students.

[Originally published in Synapse - The UCSF student newspaper, Nov. 5, 1987]

UCSF medical school is the top-ranked public medical school in the United States, according to a U.S. News and World Report survey of medical school deans.

​Cole Hall and Millberry Union were packed on Oct. 12 as the UCSF School of Dentistry celebrated its 14th Research and Clinical Excellence Day. Executive Vice Chancellor and Provost Daniel Lowenstein made a case for healthcare researchers’ importance on par with with clinicians. Namely, to answer the questions that have yet to be answered. There remains a tremendous amount that we do not understand about the needs of our patients, he said, which is what necessitates continued discovery and innovation.
[This story was originally published in Synapse - The UCSF student newspaper, Volume 32, Number 7, 22 October, 1987] A mysterious episode that may have involved gross radiation overexposures to three UCSF workers appears to be ending unresolved. In September EHS officials received a startling notification from Radiation Detection Company, the company that reads all radiation monitoring badges for campus employees.