[Originally published in Synapse on February 28, 1985.] The UCSF Black Caucus began a month to the day after the death of Martin Luther King, Jr. On May 4, 1968, 250 black employees had the first in what was to be a chain of meetings, confrontations and challenges which has characterized the work of the caucus on this campus.

While 2021 may seem in some ways like a slow-motion repeat of 2020, nature and the outdoors may help anchor and inspire you.

[This is the final part of a three-part series on the California Rescue Dog Association.] A dog is only half of the equation in what makes a good search team with the California Rescue Dog Association (CARDA). The handler is just as important. Having the right mindset about the relationship is also essential to making the teamwork.

Still feeling stressed even after visiting with the llamas at Mission Bay?

Highlight. Connect. Support. This is the mantra for a group of female graduate students who are tackling issues of diversity and gender equity at UCSF.

It only takes one time to get hooked to the annual Bay Area Science Festival’s Discovery Day.

Thousands of kids and families gathered on Nov. 2 at Oracle Park to enjoy fun science activities at Discovery Day, now in its eighth year.

Originally published in Synapse - The UCSF student newspaper on October 12, 2000. Guns in the household are 22 times more likely to kill a family member than to kill an intruder, and 80 percent of gun-related homicides involve people who already know each other according to Andres Soto of the Pacific Center for Violence Prevention.

The annual storytelling slam event, Social Histories, reminds us all of the importance of trust in healthcare, in patients, and in each other.

The 5thannual Grad Slam competition is coming up on Thursday, March 21, 4 – 6 p.m., in Genentech Hall at Mission Bay.

On Tuesday May 7, 2018, the Primary Care Progress chapter at UCSF, with sponsorship from the Associated Students of the School of Nursing (ASSN), UCSF Student Life, and the San Francisco Health Plan (SFHP), hosted Social Histories, a storytelling