Graduate Division Commencement 2024: Celebrating Grads and Their ‘Villages’

May 28, 2024
On Monday, May 20, the Graduate Division returned to San Francisco’s historic Herbst Theatre for our 2024 Commencement Ceremony, in which we celebrated 155 of this year's master’s and PhD degree candidates, along with the mentors, family, and friends who've supported their accomplishments.
Jennifer Nazareno

Jennifer Nazareno named UCSF Graduate Division Associate Dean

May 15, 2024
The University of California, San Francisco (UCSF) is pleased to announce that Dr. Jennifer Nazareno will assume the role of associate dean for the UCSF Graduate Division, effective July 2024.
Erin Huiting

Erin Huiting Named 2024 Schmidt Science Fellow

May 12, 2024
Erin Huiting, a PhD student who will graduate this spring from the Biomedical Sciences program, has been named a 2024 Schmidt Science Fellow. She is one of 32 early career scientists from around the world in the seventh cohort of fellows named by Schmidt Futures.

UCSF Grad Slam is a Wrap!

April 10, 2024
A lively crowd filled Byers Auditorium on April 3 to cheer on 10 finalists who gave engaging 3-minute talks on their research. Top prize winner Ilina Bhaya-Grossman will advance to the UC Systemwide Grad Slam on May 3.
Erin Huiting

PhD Student Erin Huiting is a 2024 Weintraub Awardee

March 12, 2024
Erin Huiting, a student in the Biomedical Sciences program, has been named a 2024 Harold M. Weintraub Graduate Student Award winner from the Fred Hutchinson Cancer Center, an award that recognizes exceptional achievement in graduate studies in the biological sciences.

Grad Slam 2024 is On! Meet the Finalists.

March 12, 2024
We're excited to announce the finalists for UCSF Grad Slam 2024! The Graduate Division’s popular annual research communications contest returns on April 3 as part of UCSF’s celebration of National Graduate Student Appreciation Week. 

A Celebration of Postdoc and Grad Student Mentors

By Erik Rotman on February 07, 2024
On Tuesday, January 30, the Graduate Division Dean's Office honored recipients of the 2024 Dean's Award for Excellence in Mentoring for Graduate Students and Postdoctoral Scholars with a ceremony and reception in Genentech Hall at Mission Bay.

Research Symposium Marks 10th Anniversary of the Discovery Fellows Program

By Erik Rotman on January 08, 2024
The 2024 Discovery Fellows' Michael Page, PhD Research Symposium celebrated 10 years since the creation of the Discovery Fellows program.

EVCP Provides Funding to Bolster SocPop Research Collaborations

December 07, 2023
This fall, 16 PhD students in UCSF’s social and population science (SocPop) PhD programs were named EVCP SocPop Fellows as part of an effort to promote collaborations in a wide range of research areas.

Amgen Foundation Renews Support for UCSF Summer Research Opportunities for Undergraduates

November 28, 2023
UCSF has been awarded a two-year grant from the Amgen Foundation to continue providing hands-on laboratory experience to undergraduate students from across the U.S. through the Amgen Scholars Program.