The Graduate Division is pleased to announce its first-ever Three Minute Thesis (3MT®) competition, with a top prize of $3,000.
“Sam Hawgood brings integrity, intellect and vision to UC San Francisco. He is one of the best leaders I ever worked with. The University will be in great hands with Sam leading the way,” said Susan Desmond Hellman, former UCSF chancellor.
University of California President Janet Napolitano announced July 9 that her choice for the 10th chancellor of UC San Francisco is Sam Hawgood, MBBS, the UCSF School of Medicine dean, who emerged from a national search as the top candidate after leading the campus in an interim role.
“I like to refer to this program as The Mouse That Roared,” says Virginia Olesen, professor emerita in the Department of Social and Behavioral Sciences at UC San Francisco School of Nursing. “This has always been a tiny program – never more than six or seven faculty. But, my gosh, the contributions…”
As ever, this year’s Graduate Division commencement was a heartwarming celebration marking the culmination of many years of hard work. Here are some highlights from the May 23 event.