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A New Era: USF President Paul J. Fitzgerald, S.J., Inaugurated

A New Era: USF President Paul J. Fitzgerald, S.J., Inaugurated

All Saints Day in the city of Saint Francis was the backdrop for the installation of USF President Paul J. Fitzgerald, S.J., on Nov. 1, and marked the opening a new era at the University of San Francisco.

Celebrating a New President with a Global Vision

Celebrating a New President with a Global Vision

USF President Paul J. Fitzgerald, S.J., has a long list of accomplishments that includes two PhDs, but perhaps what qualifies him most to lead the city’s oldest university is this: he’s a fast learner, and he’s intensely curious about the world.

Funky Genes: Alumna Chronicles Decision to Get Double Mastectomy

Funky Genes: Alumna Chronicles Decision to Get Double Mastectomy

Rachel Stone ’06, MPH ’13 needs to get something off her chest and not just, as she calls them, her “ticking time bomb breasts.”

USF Alumni Weekend Draws Crowds 

USF Alumni Weekend Draws Crowds 

USF just welcomed its largest gathering of alumni and supporters to campus since the university’s 150-year anniversary in 2005.

New Grant Awarded to Wanda Borges and Marie-Claude Couture in the SONHP

New Grant Awarded to Wanda Borges and Marie-Claude Couture in the SONHP

The Skoll Foundation has awarded Associate Dean Wanda Borges and Assistant Professor Marie-Claude Couture a $46,000 one-year grant to support promotion of the "Flu Near You" initiative.

Health Professions Faculty Recognized for Recent Grant and Award

School of Nursing and Health Professions Faculty Dellanira Garcia receives grant and Dru Bhattacharya receives award.

Fall 2014 Grant Awards in the SONHP

Fall 2014 Grant Awards in the SONHP

Faculty and Administration in the School of Nursing and Health Professions secure new grants which provide unique opportunities within the community.

USF Faculty Recognized for Community Service and Poetry for the People

Associate Prof. Maniates honored as education partner by SF nonprofit, Prof. Rader's 99 Poems for the 99 Percent climbs to No. 1, and more ...

Introducing USF’s New Sacramento Campus 

Introducing USF’s New Sacramento Campus 

USF’s new Sacramento Campus is now open, in the heart of the city’s historic business district.

USF Involvement Fair Falls Silent in Solidarity With Slain Teen

USF Involvement Fair Falls Silent in Solidarity With Slain Teen

More than 200 USFers fell silent on Gleeson Plaza at 12:30 Thursday afternoon and some held up signs in honor of Michael Brown — the Ferguson, Mo., teen killed by police in early August. 

One USF Nurse’s War on Fracking: A Struggle for Public Health

One USF Nurse’s War on Fracking: A Struggle for Public Health

USF’s Barbara Sattler is at the forefront of a growing national movement to shine a public light on the controversial method of hydraulic fracturing, commonly known as fracking, and its adverse health risks.

Research Opens Door to Early Diagnoses and Treatment of Autism

Research Opens Door to Early Diagnoses and Treatment of Autism

Cutting-edge research by USF’s William Bosl could reveal the first signs of autism and lead to treatments that limit or even prevent the disorder’s symptoms.

Minority Fellows Initiative Celebrates 20 Years

Minority Fellows Initiative Celebrates 20 Years

They’re USF pioneers. They started educational programs in African American, Asian American, and Latino-Chicano studies, contributing to USF’s diversity in immeasurable ways. This summer, they’re celebrating the 20th anniversary of the fellowship that brought them to campus — the Ethnic Minority Dissertation Fellows (EMDF) program.

Nursing Students Applauded for Service to San Franciscans

Nursing Students Applauded for Service to San Franciscans

USF’s nursing students are receiving accolades for their work providing free health care to some of the city’s poorest residents.

New Grant Awards Received Summer 2014

Three new grants are awarded to the School of Nursing and Health Professions' Administration and Faculty in Summer 2014.

Hundreds Flock to USF Nursing Students’ Mobile Health Clinics

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

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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

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.

7 USF Women Rank as Top Bay Area Business Leaders

<span>7 USF Women Rank as
Top Bay Area Business Leaders</span>

Two USF executives and five alumnae are on the San Francisco Business Times’ top business leaders list. 

The Game They Never Played

The Game They Never Played

The 1951 Dons is arguably one of the best college football teams of all time. They had a perfect season — nine wins, no losses, no ties — and the players were so talented, the National Football League drafted nine of them and named three to its Hall of Fame, a record for one college team.