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Final Tree Lighting: UCSF workers install holiday lights on the roof of the Laurel Heights campus – the final year that UCSF will put up the 40-foot tree before moving out of the building. Thirty-six strands of lights with 32 bulbs each make up the tree, which has been a tradition for more than 50 years, dating back to when the Fireman’s Fund Insurance Co. owned the building.

UCSF in The News
UCSF Anchor Institution Initiative:  Since the unveiling of the UCSF Anchor Institution capacity report in May, UCSF has made a significant commitment to rethink and reshape the ways in which it does business to increase its ability to address health disparities and inequities in the Bay Area.   Read about recent progress and sign up to receive future updates »  

We Want to Hear From You:  UCSF is seeking participants for focus groups to gather information about how employees experience internal communications and what type of information they need. If selected, participants will receive a $20 gift card. Learn more and sign up »

Chancellor Awards Nominations Open Soon:  The nomination period for the 2020 Founders Day Chancellor Awards opens Jan. 6. You can help recognize exceptional UCSFers by nominating them for awards in  Exceptional University Service , Exceptional University Management and Public Service

Appathon Entry Reminder:  The deadline is approaching for a competition that will pair UCSFers with UC Berkeley engineering students to create an app to improve research, clinical practice or patient care.  Learn more  and  submit a proposal  by Dec. 31.

Greener Takeout Option:  The Pub at Mission Bay has added an environmentally friendly option for takeout: reusable containers. The GO Box containers can be used, then returned, sanitized and reused. Find out how to get one »
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