My restaurant connoisseur brother and experienced “foodie” friends all assured me that eating vegan in San Francisco would be easy and that restaurants are used to customers with dietary restrictions.

Faced with a projected deficit of $57.4 million by the end of the 2012-13 plan year,  the university’s student health insurance plan (UC SHIP) will undergo structural changes in the 2013-14 year to prevent the plan from falling further into debt. 

PhD Comics, created in 1997 by Jorge Cham, catalogs the lives and times of graduate students and postdocs in an academic laboratory — and is loosely based on Cham’s experiences working in a robotics PhD program at Stanford University.

Image of ASUC logo with the text Student Membership Fee Referendum

In just a couple short weeks, students will have the opportunity to vote on a fee referendum. I would like to take the opportunity to give my honest opinion why it is crucial for students to vote in this referendum.

On the first Sunday of their spring break, a group of pharmacy students threaded their way through throngs of people in the streets of San Francisco’s Chinatown to reach the YMCA.

Picutre of Dean Jospeh Guglielmo

UC San Francisco has named a highly accomplished pharmacist and clinical scientist, B.

Science is fundamentally about increasing our knowledge of the world, but with increasing competition for funding and academic positions, the pressure to publish enormous, high-impact articles in prestigious journals is becoming counter-productive

Christopher Baker and Paolo Manzanillo have both been granted a prestigious Harold M. Weintraub Graduate Student Award by the Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center.

Student heath insurance premiums will increase next year to prevent the UC Student Health Insurance Plan (UC SHIP) from falling further into debt.

The UC-SHIP Forum and Student Health Advisory Committee meetings in the past weeks have provided lots of concrete information about the $57 million deficit in the UC-SHIP student health insurance plan .