Student Life

It’s been a really good experience overall. I came straight from undergrad to grad school, and I’d done research in the lab before, but not full-time.
I never originally intended on going to UCSF. I had actually wanted to go over to the East Coast, but I distinctly remember my interview weekend, and after being here, I just couldn’t imagine going anywhere else. The facilities were amazing; the people were so smart, so friendly, so approachable. Nothing else could compare.

“How many graduate students are here — a few hundred?” a Dental student recently asked me.

UCSF has a welcoming environment, and they encourage students to leave our mark on the campus, academically and socially. I’ve had a lot of opportunities to get involved with extracurriculars and interact with faculty. There are always a lot of things to do, especially at Parnassus.

The first-ever UCSF School of Pharmacy Sumo Smackdown came to the world-famous — well, at least, UCSF-famous ­— Cole Hall arena last week.  This hallowed place has been witness to a lot of student carnage throughout the years, but usually in the f

The School of Pharmacy’s annual Student-Faculty Breakfast was held on February 21, giving   students of each graduating class the opportunity to socialize with faculty members in a casual atmosphere.

Cha cha, rhumba and jive. These were just some of the dances students performed last Thursday when Millberry Union’s City Lights Room was transformed into a club for ballroom dancing.

The Academy of Managed Care Pharmacy (AMCP) hosted the fifth Annual Managed Care Pharmacy Roundtable on Monday, October 29, at the Millberry Union Golden Gate and City Lights Room.

The ritual of Dia de los Muertos dates back to the era of the Aztecs in Mexico.

Leap’s 29th Annual Sandcastle Contest was held at Ocean Beach in San Francisco on Saturday, October 20. Participants included teams of architects, designers, contractors, corporations, engineers and local elementary school students.