DNP Student Has a Passion for Learning and a Calling to Serve

January 18, 2022
Jennifer Leone, a student in the Doctor of Nursing Practice program at UCSF, is also a certified family nurse practitioner and a Lieutenant Colonel in the U.S. Air Force Reserve. She is currently on active duty as Deputy Chief Nurse attached to a unit at McGuire-Dix-Lakehurst, a joint military base...

Student Veterans Share Their Perspectives

November 11, 2021
This Veterans Day, several UCSF student veterans have offered their point of view on life the military and at UCSF. We encourage you to learn about the valuable experiences that veterans and military affiliated students bring to the UCSF community.
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­­Summer Research Training Program Continues in Spite of Pandemic

October 27, 2021
­Thanks to the nimble leadership of Assistant Dean for Diversity and Learner Success D'Anne Duncan, together with the formidable energy and dedication of Zachary Smith, diversity and outreach program manager – and owing to the contributions of a village of faculty, postdocs, staff, and UCSF...

Social Science Students Key Part of Graduate Division Team

September 13, 2021
Each year, the Graduate Division Dean's Office benefits from the hard work of three Rosenberg-Hill fellows, who support the Division's administrative operations as well as conduct studies that will benefit graduate students and postdocs at UCSF for years to come. Past fellows have worked on...
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Non-Traditional Commencement Ceremony Marks Unusual School Year

By Jeannine Cuevas on June 09, 2021
On May 27, the Graduate Division celebrated this year's resilient graduates in its first-ever completely-online commencement ceremony.

Four UCSF Learners Selected as Lindau Nobel Laureate Meetings Fellows

April 13, 2021
We are pleased to announce that two UCSF postdoctoral scholars and two PhD students were recently named UC President's Lindau Nobel Meeting Fellows for 2021.
Antoine Johnson

Student's Research on AIDS in the Black Community Resonates in COVID Pandemic

By Jeannine Cuevas on February 22, 2021
PhD candidate Antoine Johnson's research on the AIDS epidemic in the Bay Area in the 1980s and 90s is extremely relevant today, writes Pendarvis Harshaw, who interviewed Johnson for the Rightnowish podcast produced by KQED, San Francisco's local NPR station.
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Career Office-Alum Collaboration Yields $2.3M Award

By Mike Mullen on January 12, 2021
A UCSF alum, in partnership with UCSF, has been awarded a $2.3 million NIH Innovative Programs to Enhance Research Training (IPERT) grant, with far reaching potential to advance, expand, and standardize the field of career and professional development for biomedical scientists.

2020 Grad Slam Finalists

February 21, 2020
PLEASE NOTE THAT GRAD SLAM HAS BEEN POSTPONED TO A LATER DATE TBD. In compliance with campus restrictions on large gatherings through April 15, part of efforts to control the spread of COVID-19, Grad Slam will be rescheduled for a later date, featuring the finalists listed below.
D'Anne Duncan

Assistant Dean D'Anne Duncan talks "A Day in the Life..."

February 07, 2020
D'Anne Duncan, PhD, assistant dean for diversity and learner success in the Graduate Division, was recently featured in Science magazine's new series, “A day in the life of a scientist,” which explores the wide range of career options available to STEM-trained individuals.