“I see the sunset over the ocean and mountains during late nights in Sim Lab. I walk home from the library at night, close my eyes, and I can smell all of the blossoms that seem to never stop blooming.

“Dentistry school discrimination case dismissed,” proclaimed the front page of Synapse 30 years ago. The accompanying article, by Charles Piller, discussed the U.S Department of Education Office for Civil Rights report clearing the UCSF School of Dentistry—and how not everyone was satisfied with the decision.

"Born and raised in Nigeria, I emigrated to the United States as a teen. Took a very indirect path into the research. Prodding by my community college professor and an interest to better understand brain plasticity drove me into research.

“I’m a research coordinator for the UCSF-Samsung Digital Health Innovation Lab and I’m also an associate for the Center for Digital Health Innovation helping to manage the outreach to startups and early-stage companies that want to work with UCSF.

Black and white picture of Ronald Reagan, Synapse cover entitled: the tuition battle-"bleed for UC"
A single front-page headline, reading “the tuition battle—bleed for UC,” was starkly superimposed on a full-page photograph of a well-known politician, standing stern-faced at a lectern. The lower left corner of the page read simply, “In this corner … Ronald Reagan, governor of California.”

"This is my favorite place on campus. When you are having a bad day, grab some Jamba Juice, head up the stairs by the library and enjoy the beautiful sights SF has to offer. We all need a mental break every now and then!”

Picture of Marquita Bowe

“I painted every major bridge in the Bay Area. I’ve painted the Bay Bridge, Richmond Bridge, Carquinez Bridge, and Benicia Bridge. I’ve also painted many of the overpasses on Highways 101 and 280.

Nicolas Strauli

“I like the artwork at UCSF. There’s Robert Arneson at Parnassus – the heads with pillars on top – I’m a big fan of his work. And there are some super funny paintings in Byers Hall.

Today, those needing a bone-marrow transplant are likely to be able to find a reasonably well-matched, nonrelated donor. This is thanks largely to having a very large pool of potential donors to draw on; there are currently more than 10 million people registered with the National Marrow Donor Program in the United States. A generation ago, it was a far different story, especially for people of color.
Pete Croughan and David Wu

"Just a couple MS1’s living that first year life. Many Tahoe trips are in our future --”

"-- Also UCSF formal."

"Also, neither of us have dates.”

Pete Croughan and David Wu