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Graduates Celebrate After Spring Commencement

Graduates Celebrate After Spring Commencement

More than 2,000 beaming graduates flooded Gleeson Plaza with family and friends after USF’s commencement exercises last week.

USF to Honor Graduates in Spring Commencement

USF to Honor Graduates in Spring Commencement

USF will celebrate the academic accomplishments of more than 2,000 graduating students at spring commencement on May 21-23. 

Former USF President John Lo Schiavo, S.J., Passes

Former USF President John Lo Schiavo, S.J., Passes

Former USF President and USF Chancellor John Lo Schiavo, S.J., 90, passed away peacefully at the Sacred Heart Jesuit Center in Los Gatos on May 15.

Nursing Students Learn to Put Chaos Theory in its Place

Nursing Students Learn to Put Chaos Theory in its Place

Does knowing Chaos Theory produce better nurses? The mathematical postulate is an integral part of USF’s online Master of Science in Nursing (RN-to-MSN) program, where nurses learn to take charge of complex and chaotic emergency situations to improve patient care.

Providing a stepping stone to college

Providing a stepping stone to college

USF nursing students mentor high school girls in the city’s Mission district

Featured in the Huffington Post: Dr. Elena Capella Brings Chaos Theory Into Nursing Education

Featured in the Huffington Post: Dr. Elena Capella Brings Chaos Theory Into Nursing Education

Dr. Elena Capella, Director of the Online Master in Nursing program in the School of Nursing and Health Professions, was featured in the Huffington Post talking about her strategies in the classroom. She discusses her teaching methods surrounding chaos theory and self-reflection to help students to better cope in the stressful nursing environment.

Public Health Professor Demonstrates at March for Real Climate Leadership

Public Health Professor Demonstrates at March for Real Climate Leadership

Public Health Professor Dr. Sattler alongside USF nursing students and over 8,000 people marched for real climate change leadership in California in February. This was the largest demonstration against fracking anywhere in US history.

New Grant Award Received for Doctor of Nursing Practice Students

Associate Dean Wanda Borges and Assistant Dean Mary Kate Wood have received a new grant from the California office of Statewide Health Planning and Development for $153,000.

Healing Hanoi

Healing Hanoi

A USF program is helping redefine the role of nurses in vietnam, in an effort to improve a health care system that is struggling to meet basic needs. It's working.

Health Informatics Director Receives Award

Health Informatics Director Receives Award

Dr. William Bosl is receiving a sub award for his work in autism spectrum research.

Changing Health Care, Education, Politics, and More: The Class of 2014 Shares its Dreams

Changing Health Care, Education, Politics, and More: The Class of 2014 Shares its Dreams

When USF graduates walked across the stage to receive their diplomas on Dec. 12, their exalted smiles hardly betrayed that many were already thinking ahead to careers intent on changing the status quo — whether in health care, politics, or performing arts.

USF Celebrates New Graduates in Winter Commencement

USF Celebrates New Graduates in Winter Commencement

USF will toast its newest batch of graduates at the winter commencement exercises on Dec. 12. 

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 ...