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Vice Provost and Human Rights ‘Hero’ Joins San Francisco Library Commission

7-18-2014 Vice Provost and Human Rights ‘Hero’ Joins San Francisco Library Commission

USF’s Mary Wardell-Ghirarduzzi has been named a San Francisco Human Rights Commission Hero Award winner. The award comes on the heels of a separate honor: Mayor Ed Lee recently appointed Wardell-Ghirarduzzi to the San Francisco Library Commission.

Heart Association Ranks USF Healthiest Workplace

7-16-2014 Heart Association Ranks USF Healthiest Workplace

The American Heart Association (AHA) recently rated USF one of the fittest workplaces in the country and has honored the university with two awards. One award places USF among 40 elite innovators in health and wellness.

USF Biologist Wins Prestigious National Science Grants

7-14-2014 USF Biologist Wins Prestigious National Science Grants

Biology Professor Juliet Spencer has received two national grants to further her groundbreaking research with a herpes-related virus that infects 70–90 percent of the population and may play a role in the spread of breast cancer.

Compassion and Collaboration Turn Law Enforcers into Great Leaders

7-10-2014 Compassion and Collaboration Turn Law Enforcers into Great Leaders

Tony Ribera addresses an audience of international law enforcement leaders on ethical and effective leadership grounded in Jesuit principles.

Excellent Sex, Ethics, and the Lives of Saints

7-7-2014 Excellent Sex, Ethics, and the Lives of Saints

Can ethics help you have excellent sex? Lisa Fullam says they can. She will explain how in a lecture series on virtue ethics, sex, and the lives of saints, which kicks off July 8 at USF’s Hilltop campus.

Meet USF's Newman Civic Fellow and Next Generation Diversity Leader

6-30-2014 Meet USF

Taylor Heath ’15 thought about withdrawing from USF after her first semester. Today, she’s among the most connected students on campus. She leads the Black Student Union (BSU) as president, recruits USFers to join service-learning classes in her role as an advocate for community engagement (ACE) and works as a resident advisor (RA).

Hundreds Flock to USF Nursing Students’ Mobile Health Clinics

6-27-2014 Hundreds Flock to USF Nursing Students’ Mobile Health Clinics

In May, USF nursing students traveled to one of the poorest regions in the country and set up pop-up health clinics to treat local residents who couldn’t afford to see a physician. Children as young as 4 years old, their parents and family members, along with many of the community’s homeless lined up by the hundreds.

USF Students and Alumni Named Fulbright and Gilman Scholars

6-25-2014 USF Students and Alumni Named Fulbright and Gilman Scholars

Four USF students and alumni will be studying, teaching, and volunteering in Africa, Southeast Asia, and Eastern Europe this summer and next year as part of prestigious U.S. Department of State programs.

Dean Leading California Nurses and Health Policy

6-23-2014 Dean Leading California Nurses and Health Policy

Judith Karshmer, USF dean of nursing and health professions, has been elected to represent nurse scholars from across the state on the Association of California Nurse Leaders (ACNL) board.

Scholarship Allows Two Women to Pursue Their Financial Dreams

6-20-2014 Scholarship Allows Two Women to Pursue Their Financial Dreams

Mona Ahmadi, part-time MBA student, and Alissa Oropeza, business undergraduate, strive to give back to their communities through finance.

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