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From Oct. 23 to 25, the streets around the UCSF Parnassus Heights and Mission Bay campuses were transformed into rallies for the rights of front line workers.

“Trauma ruptures relationships,” Dr. Leigh Kimberg explained in her Keynote Address at the 18th Annual UCSF Interpersonal Violence Prevention Conference on Oct. 27.

The 11th annual Open Access Week was celebrated Oct. 22 to 28.

Originally published in Synapse - The UCSF student newspaper October 24, 1985

The Norwegian Nobel Committee awarded its 1985 Peace Prize on Oct. 11 to the International Physicians for the Prevention of Nuclear War.

Striking UCSF union workers are walking city streets in front of the Parnassus and Mission Bay campuses for three days this week to protest allegations of union interference.

How does UCSF measure up when it comes to racial justice? According to an evaluation of 10 leading medical schools across the U.S. by the national chapter of White Coats for Black Lives, UCSF’s overall grade is B minus. WC4BL released its Racial Justice Report Card last month, which graded schools along a line of 15 metrics such as minority representation, recognition, recruitment and support resources. The national organization of medical students and physicians in training, found that all 10 medical schools "came up short" on promoting diversity, serving patients of color, and ensuring fair treatment of their workers.

An enthusiastic environmental engineering student from UC Berkeley took home the top Slammy award — just beating out UCSF’s finalist — at this year’s annual UC-system wide Grad Slam competition on May 3.

The labor union representing over 25,000 service and patient care technical workers at the University of California launched a three-day strike on May 7.

[Originally published in Synapse - The UCSF student newspaper, April 17, 1982] Gov. George Deukmejian and a large media entourage swung through two UCSF labs on April 10 for an update on the state of AIDS research.

Just in time for the closing of Women’s month, nine of the 10 finalists in this year’s Grad Slam were women, including the victor. Yiqi Cao won both the first place prize and the people’s choice award for being the most engaging speaker in a conte