This Date in UCSF History

Originally published in Synapse - The UCSF student newspaper, Nov. 9, 2006. The GOP lost control of the House of Representatives for the first time in 12 years during midterm elections on Tuesday, Nov. 7.

Originally published in Synapse - The UCSF Student Newspaper, Oct. 25, 1979

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.

Originally published on Oct. 18, 1982 in Synapse – UCSF Student Voices. On Oct. 1 to 5, 200 North American health workers, armed with medical supplies, books, lecture outlines and clinical experience, travelled to Nicaragua to participate in the second U.S.-Nicaragua Colloquium on Health. We went to provide updated medical information on a broad range of topics and to observe first hand the health conditions in the country.
Originally published in Synapse - The UCSF student newspaper on Oc.t 9, 1963. A long-range plan to meet the physical development needs of the San Francisco campus until 1980 was approved in principle by the Regents of the University at their September meeting in Santa Barbara. The Regents directed continuing development of the plan for later consideration in detail. Meanwhile, authorization was given for an essential first step: relocating to a site across Parnassus Avenue from Moffitt Hospital the building that will house the expanded Out Patient Clinics. This structure, on which work will begin after July 1, 1965, was to have been located behind the present Clinics Building.

Originally published in Synapse – The UCSF Student Newspaper, Sept. 25, 2008

Originally published in Synapse - The UCSF Student Newspaper on Sept. 28, 1978 After listening to their professors and administrators call them “the cream of the crop” for several hours, what could this year's entering medical students do? They gave themselves three lusty cheers.

This story originally appeared in Synapse - The UCSF Student Newspaper, Sept. 22, 1988

[This article first appeared in Synapse - The UCSF student newspaper, on Sept. 15, 1988]

A study of administrative practices at UCSF, commissioned by Chancellor Julius Krevans, concludes that sweeping changes are called for.

[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.