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Congrats to UCSF Grad Slammers

April 07, 2023
At the 7th UCSF Grad Slam competition on Tuesday, April 4, three PhD students emerged as prize-winners for their 3-minute talks, but all ten of the finalists gave impressive and engaging presentations aimed at sharing their dissertation research with a broad audience.
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2023 UCSF Grad Slam Finalists Announced

By Erik Rotman on March 03, 2023
We are excited to announce the ten PhD student finalists who will compete in the 7th Annual UCSF Grad Slam competition on April 4!
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Graduate Division Honors Postdoc and Grad Student Mentors

By Erik Rotman on February 13, 2023
The Graduate Division Dean’s Office celebrated National Mentoring Month by highlighting the recipients of the 2023 Dean’s Award for Excellence in Mentoring for Graduate Students and Postdoctoral Scholars in an awards ceremony Jan. 31 at Mission Bay. 

Several events highlight mentoring month

January 11, 2023
Upcoming mentoring workshops and events are planned in January in conjunction with National Mentoring Month. The Office of Career and Professional Development (OCPD), in collaboration with Student Academic Affairs, the Graduate Division and Alumni Affairs, are providing opportunities for UCSF...
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MTM Alum Nya Domkam Among Inaugural Quad Fellows Cohort

December 14, 2022
The Quad Fellowship is a first-of-its-kind scholarship designed to spur interdisciplinary scientific and technological innovation while building ties among and empowering the next generation of STEM leaders.

A Celebratory Symposium for Graduate Division’s JEDI Leadership Course

By Zachary Smith & Erik Rotman (in collaboration with the GRAD 210 team) on October 18, 2022
On September 14, 2022, the Graduate Division hosted a symposium to share and celebrate student projects developed in the GRAD 210: JEDI Academic Leadership class.
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UCSF PhD Students, Postdocs, Alumni are Among 2022-23 HHMI Awardees

August 29, 2022
The Graduate Division extends hearty congratulations to the current PhD students, PhD alumni, and UCSF postdocs who are among this year's recipients of prestigious fellowships from the Howard Hughes Medical Institute (HHMI).
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Graduate Division Welcomes Newest Rosenberg-Hill Fellow

August 29, 2022
Shinyi Hsieh, a PhD candidate in the History of Health Sciences program, joins the Graduate Division Dean's Office team for the 2022-2023 academic year.

Graduate Division/OCPD Collaboration Highlighted at National Conference

August 12, 2022
Rachel Care, PhD, and D'Anne Duncan, PhD offered a deep-dive talk about a collaboration to support first-year students in UCSF’s basic and biomedical science PhD programs as they navigate their lab rotations.

Graduate Division Holds First In-Person Commencement Since 2019

By Erik Rotman on June 14, 2022
Over 120 graduates and their friends and families participated in the joyous celebration on May 20 at the Herbst Theatre in San Francisco.