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UCnetwork: July 2024

July 17, 2024
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UC Spotlight: July 2024

AIDS Walk SF participants
July 16, 2024
Our monthly UC Spotlight celebrates the UC locations, teams and individual staff members who are helping to make UC a great place to work.

UC People: Lusirena, on being their truest self

Lusirena in front of flowers
July 16, 2024
Lusirena explains why leading institutions like UCSF are important in creating and sustaining safe spaces for trans and gender-expansive people. 

UC Santa Barbara staff train to pitch in during a disaster

July 9, 2024
Staff volunteered to complete training for disaster scene assistance.

Kayla Kafka-Peterson on bringing oncology nursing training to the world

Kayla Kafka-Peterson at UCLA
July 9, 2024
When Kayla needed a brachytherapy training program for her team, she developed one — and soon discovered that her work could impact a significantly larger audience.

Meet the UC Davis Health team providing at-home patient care

UC Davis Health Connected Care Center team
July 9, 2024
UC Davis Connected Care Center staff are leveraging technology to care for patients where they are.

UCSF AIDS walk teams are working to support people living with HIV

AIDS Walk SF participants
July 3, 2024
AIDS Walk San Francisco and UCSF have formed an unbreakable bond through the decades. At the 2024 AIDS Walk, that partnership will grow even stronger. 

UC Merced Chef Jonathan Gutierrez Santiago wins international award

Chef Santiago (center) with Rosa and Filimon Regalado
July 3, 2024
The award recognizes Chef Santiago’s innovative and sustainable use of fresh produce.

UC People: Shawn Demmons on why names and pronouns matter

July 2, 2024
Shawn Demmons, project director at the UCSF Department of Family and Community Medicine, shares personal insight on the importance of names.

Congratulations to the 2023-24 CUCSA Award winners

Headshots of Wylie Liu, Shira Minerd, Glenda Humiston
July 1, 2024
The Council of UC Staff Assemblies has announced the winners of their annual awards for exemplary service on behalf of the university.