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Graduate Division and Student Health and Counseling Services Host Second Creating Community Wellness Event

By Jessica Ip & Erik Rotman on May 10, 2023
On April 11, 2023, the Graduate Division and Student Health and Counseling Services hosted Creating Community: Building and Sustaining Wellness Among Graduate Students and Postdocs, an event designed to provide an opportunity for members of the UCSF campus community to build allyship and foster a...

Two UCSF PhD alums named 2023 Schmidt Science Fellows

May 08, 2023
Shizhong Dai, PhD ’22 and Michael Schoof, PhD ’22 have both been named 2023 Schmidt Science Fellows. They are among 32 early career scientists from around the world in the sixth cohort of fellows named by Schmidt Futures.
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NSF Graduate Research Fellows Announced

April 27, 2023
Congratulations to 20 UCSF PhD students in the basic sciences have been named National Science Foundation (NSF) Graduate Research Fellows (GRFP) for 2023. Additionally, seven students received honorable mentions.
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Graduate Student Ricardo Guajardo receives Paul & Daisy Soros Fellowship for New Americans

April 25, 2023
Ricardo Guajardo, a graduate student in the Neuroscience PHD program and the Medical Scientist Training Program, has received the Paul & Daisy Soros Fellowship for New Americans.
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PhD Student Lila Neahring named 2023 Weintraub Award winner

April 21, 2023
Lila Neahring has been named a 2023 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.
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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.