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UCSF Historians Recognized with Estes Award

By Jeannine Cuevas on July 09, 2019
Drs. Watkins and Medeiros were recently awarded the J. Worth Estes Prize from the American Association for the History of Medicine for their jointly authored publication, “Live Longer Better: The Historical Roots of Human Growth Hormone as Anti-Aging Medicine.”

Graduates Urged to Use Influence in the Misinformation Age

July 08, 2019
This year's Graduate Division Commencement speaker, Dr. Keith Yamamoto, peppered his remarks with humor, but also called on newly minted grads to take very seriously their responsibility to deliver on the promise of science and to demand science-based decisions from leaders in every sector of...

Graduate Division Marks Commencement 2019 with Two Ceremonies

By Erik Rotman on June 26, 2019
The Graduate Division generated twice the festivity this year as UCSF’s newest PhD, master’s, and doctor of physical therapy degree recipients were celebrated in two separate ceremonies.

Grad Slam is a Smash Hit!

April 01, 2019
Students, faculty, and staff turned out in record numbers for this year's Grad Slam event on March 21.

Graduate Division Alumnus of the Year – Mark Dresser

February 15, 2019
Mark Dresser, PhD ’00, credits his mother, a church secretary, and his father, an insurance underwriter, for his empathy and strong work ethic, but a career in science seemed out of reach while he was growing up. “I thought that was only for people from families with backgrounds in science,” he...

Graduate Division Receives New Grant from the Amgen Foundation to Host Amgen Scholars Program

December 03, 2018
Seventeen top educational institutions worldwide are partnering in the twelve-year, $50 million program.

Changes in Student Government Solidified

December 03, 2018
In the spring of 2014, students voted to approve changes in the structure of student government at UCSF. The Graduate Students' Association (GSA) and the Associated Students of UCSF (ASUC) merged to create the Graduate and Professional Students' Association (GPSA). This new organization will...

Discovery Fellows Program Welcomes Newest Cohort

By Erik Rotman on December 03, 2018
At the annual Discovery Fellows Fall Workshop and Reception on October 15, the Graduate Division and University Development and Alumni Relations welcomed the 27 newest Discovery Fellows as the program enters its sixth year.