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Universities may only make up three percent of the nation’s energy usage, but their influential position in society could make a major difference when it comes to climate change.

Advocacy and leadership are core principles of the nursing profession.

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.