Berkeley Demonstrations Against Police-Involved Killings

The biennial GSICEbreaker event on November 12th, brought together over 200 graduate students, postdocs to meet with UCSF alumni and friends from a diverse array of career paths.

Picture of lecture given

Medical historians like Dr. Mark Honigsbaum find great joy in exploring the depths of UCSF’s library. Testaments to that are Honigsbaum’s deliberate encounters with journal articles by and interviews with Karl Friedrich Meyer.

Actors such as Jon Hamm and Cameron Diaz are no strangers to extravagant events such as the Oscars or Emmys. But when they attended a recent gala in Silicon Valley, there was something different: scientists were the stars.

Military Medical Advances and Accomplishments with picture of Kristine Warner

UCSF recently celebrated the dedication and service of our nation’s veterans and military service members with musical performances by the Chamber Music Society and the Vocal Chords.

LaMisha Hill, Angel Ku, Ana Cruz, J. Renee Navarro, Denisse Rojas, Jirayut New, Laura Aguilar, Jose Carrasco

Synapse’s Diversity and Outreach column highlights the efforts of UCSF organizations and individuals in community and educational outreach, and in promoting diversity on campus. 

In the aftermath of the Nov. 4 elections, San Francisco became the 31st city to reject a soda tax, while Berkeley became the first in the country to levy a 1-cent-per-ounce tax on sugary drinks.

“All science is, is rigorous storytelling,” said Adam Savage, co-host of Mythbusters. His live interview with the Inquiring Minds podcast on Oct.

Students Mariko Yokokura,  Nancy Wong, Jay Barcelon, and Chris Foo with a faculty mentor.

This October, four students from the UCSF School of Pharmacy competed at the national NCPA Pruitt-Schutte Student Business Plan Competition.

It is hard to believe that in the not so distant past California was a state that enforced segregation at various levels, including our education system.