This Date in UCSF History

[Originally published in Synapse - The UCSF student newspaper, May 24, 2001] The University of California Board of Regents erased an embarrassing stain on the university’s reputation last week by rescinding their 1995 ban on affirmative action.

[Originally published in Synapse - The UCSF student newspaper on May 19, 1983] Those strolling through the UCSF lobbies can’t but have noticed the curious goings on by the Medical Science Building elevators recently.

[Originally published in Synapse - The UCSF student newspaper, Feb. 28, 2008] The storm of the state’s budget crisis is looming over students’ heads.

[Originally published in Synapse - The UCSF student newspaper, Feb. 20, 1975] The Millberry Union (MU) Budget Committee projected a loss for the union of about $22,000 for the first six months of this fiscal year at a Tuesday meeting.

 

[Originally published in Synapse, Feb 5, 1998]

[Originally published in Synapse - The UCSF student newspaper, Jan. 6, 1983] Tomorrow morning, as you make your way up Parnassus destined for work or school, gaze up at the top of Moffitt Hospital and consider a moment.

[Originally published in Synapse - The UCSF student newspaper, Jan. 16, 1959]

[Originally published in Synapse - The UCSF student newspaper, Jan. 19, 1968]

A message from the UCSF student body president:

Marijuana Statement

[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.

[Originally published in Synapse - The UCSF student newspaper, Volume 40, Number 8, 26 October 1995] On Oct. 18 the U.S. House of Representatives voted 231-201 to cut $270 billion dollars from Medicare over the next seven years. The AMA endorsed the Medicare cuts after wresting numerous concessions, including the preservation of physician payments at their current levels, a $250,000 limit on malpractice awards, the relaxation of Medicare claims fraud laws, and an exemption from state laws which will allow physician provider-service networks to set up managed care plans and receive Medicare funds.