UC President Mark Yudof presented to the UC Board of Regents on May 15 a report on his views of the current status of the University of California and some of the significant trends and policy choices to be faced in the coming year.
Faculty Concerns about the Activity-Based Workplace Planned for the Mission Bay Academic Building and Beyond
UCSF faculty members are concerned about the plans for an activity-based workplace in new and remodeled space at Mission Bay and Parnassus. For more information and to add your name and/or comments, click here.
Faculty Workspace Task Force Recommendations presented at the May 13, 2013 Division Meeting.
Appendix D - portfolio of workspace articles.
Call for Nominations for 2013-14 Faculty Research Lecture
Nomination Deadline 5:00 pm, Friday, May 24, 2013.
Annual Division Meeting
The Annual Academic Senate Division meeting will be held on Monday May 13, 2013, 11:00 am - 1:00 pm in room HSW 301. The meeting topics will include: the creation of a new Sustainability Committee; a discussion of faculty workspace issues with School of Medicine Dean Sam Hawgood; a presentation by Chancellor Susan Desmond-Hellmann and an update on UCSF Academic Senate membership issues. For more information, click here. To view the Division Meeting video, click here.
UCSF Academic Senate Membership
The UCSF Academic Senate Membership Task Force continues to make progress on Senate membership issues on our campus. More information about the efforts to date may be found here.
The 2013 Academic Senate Distinguished Faculty Awards
The Academic Senate is pleased to announce the ceremony to honor the faculty receiving the 2013 Distinction in Teaching and Distinction in Mentoring Awards will be held Thursday April 11 from 3:30 – 5pm in the Lange Room, Parnassus Library. Food and refreshments will be served. Nominated by students and fellow faculty, nominations for these awards are peer-reviewed.
For more information about this year’s four awardees, please click here.
A YouTube video of the event can be viewed by clicking here. The first part is an introduction of the Academic Senate's Faculty Awards by the Chancellor's office (0:01-1:26), the second part is Pat Fox's introduction and the four Distinguished Faculty Award presentations (1:27-20:00).
UCSF Academic Senate’s Fifty Sixth Annual Faculty Research Lecture in Basic Science awarded to John Rubenstein, MD, PhD
The Academic Senate is pleased to announce the selection of John L.R. Rubenstein, MD, PhD, as the recipient of the 56th Faculty Research Lecture (Basic Science). Dr. Rubenstein will be lecturing on "Development of the Forebrain: Exploring its Genetic Architecture" in Cole Hall at the Parnassus Campus on Wednesday, March 13, 2013, at 3:30 p.m.
The event will also be "live simulcast" for viewing from your office or computer on the day of the even or click here to view the Live Simulcast archive.
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