Essential news for the UCSF community

Collard will oversee all aspects of research at UCSF, orienting the campus toward new directions in science and nurturing cross-campus and extramural collaborations.

The 80-foot painting, called “Peace Piece,” is on the corner of Third and Mariposa streets.

A campus-wide survey finds that most respondents are generally positive about the University’s working and learning environment, with 70% indicating they feel either “comfortable” or “very comfortable.”

The findings in a mouse study shed light on what is happening while we dream as well as how our imaginations work.

Research also finds that a mothers’ higher symptoms of depression did not predict increases in children’s behavior problems over time.

House Speaker Visit: Chancellor Sam Hawgood and UCSF faculty joined U.S. House Speaker Nancy Pelosi and Rep. Jackie Speier on Aug. 26 for a roundtable about women’s health and the state of women’s reproductive rights in the nation. The event coincided with Women’s Equality Day. Read more about the visit »
Get Your Flu Shots: Beginning next week, members of the UCSF community can get flu shots at various clinics at UCSF. As cold and flu season approaches, it is more important than ever to be vaccinated especially as the COVID-19 pandemic continues. See the flu shot schedule »

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 Fall 2022 cycle. The online RAP application submission deadline is Monday, Sept. 26, 2022. Learn more about these opportunities and apply »
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Wellness Corner: September is National Suicide Awareness Month. 9-8-8 is a new suicide and crisis hotline that connects people who are suicidal or in any other mental health crisis to a trained mental health professional via call or text. Visit for more wellbeing related resources »