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Faculty & Staff Achievements

As labor and employment law Professor Maria Linda Ontiveros considers retirement in May, she points to her Mexican grandparents, Houston-born parents, and icons including farmworker advocates Dolores Huerta and Monica Ramirez as seminal influences leading her to hone in on immigrant workers' rights.

January 31, 2023

Here are 10 ways to celebrate Black History Month, from talks on campus to the annual Black Joy Parade.

January 27, 2023

When COVID-19 closed the Hilltop campus in spring 2020, Zac Clark ’23 moved out of Gillson Hall and into a studio apartment in the Tenderloin. While Clark could barely afford his apartment, he saw that many of his neighbors couldn’t afford any lodging at all. That got him thinking.

January 26, 2023

Two USF students have been named among the USA's top 50 most promising multicultural students by the American Advertising Federation.

January 19, 2023
Engaged Learning

The ink is barely dry on paperwork to ensconce the Blockchain Law for Social Good Center within USF, and founder Professor Michele Neitz’s Spring 2023 class on Blockchain Technology and the Law is already at capacity, with 8 students on a waitlist.

January 19, 2023

Kevin Mullin ’92 was surrounded by family, including his wife, Jessica Stanfill Mullin, and their 4-year-old twins, and a couple of his old friends from USF — all waiting for him to be sworn in to the U.S. House of Representatives on Jan. 3. 

They waited. And waited.

January 19, 2023

USF graduate students in school counseling programs are getting hands-on experience in Bay Area schools and community clinics while providing support during a shortage of mental health professionals.

January 19, 2023

Sadie Mills’ fellowship at the San Francisco Public Library (SFPL) took her beyond books and connected her to a new passion — the prison justice reform movement.

January 19, 2023

When Danielle Savage looks at her computer screen, she sees data. But she also sees thousands of children whose lives she can improve

January 12, 2023
Diversity

As we welcome in the new year on the Gregorian calendar, the 2023 Lunar New Year begins on Sunday, January 22. Lunar New Year is a season for auspicious tidings across many Asian countries, and as the festive period approaches, three USF alumni reflect on the celebratory rituals, gatherings, and foods that help them keep their heritage alive.

December 22, 2022