Essential news for the UCSF community

School of Nursing faculty are exploring potential solutions to the nationwide problem. What is causing the shortage » 

By reducing inflammation, a new therapy could slow progression of the disease in a subset of patients.

The American Association for the Advancement of Science recognizes important contributions to STEM disciplines, including pioneering research.

Microbiologist Joseph Bondy-Denomy was selected as the 2022 William K. Bowes Jr. Biomedical Investigator. 

The digital assessment could be in widespread use in the state’s public schools by 2023. 

Expansion of On-site Work on Mar. 1: With our expanded knowledge of COVID-19, including protocols for keeping patients and our communities safe, each Cabinet leader will determine the on-site and telework policy for their respective organizations. Read the Chancellor’s message »

Make Sure You’re Prepared for an Earthquake: Matt Springer's yearly "Home Preparedness in Earthquake Country" in-person talks have taken a break for the pandemic, but earthquakes haven't. A video of a March 2020 talk is available on demand; check it out for useful tips about how to set up your home to minimize the chances of damage and injury in the event of a large quake. Get tips and training »
Research Funding Opportunities: The UCSF Resource Allocation Program (RAP) – a campus-wide program that facilitates intramural research funding opportunities – is now accepting applications for the Spring 2022 cycle. Learn more about opportunities and apply by Monday, Mar. 14 »
One Month Free Rent: Learn how you can get one month free when you move into a UCSF Housing single bedroom in a shared apartment at Tidelands or Mission Bay! Get details and apply »
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Wellness Corner
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Virtual Events
Feb. 23, Noon
Dungeon and Things Virtual Escape Room

A terrible thunderstorm caused a power outage and created a unique opportunity to go back in time and investigate the mysterious disappearance of kids that has plagued the small sleepy town of Lindale for decades. Work with your teammates to solve the mystery by exploring the virtual room, moving objects and examining props. The more you work together as a team, the greater your chance of becoming the first team to solve the mystery. 
Each member of the top three finishing teams will receive a $25 gift card!