June 01, 2021

Sociology student Mel Jeske has received an honorable mention for the 2021 Dean’s Award for Excellence in Mentoring for Graduate Students and Postdoctoral Scholars! Now in its third year, this award was developed to help promote a culture of mentorship at UCSF, and to recognize the diversity of peer support and leadership among our graduate students and postdoctoral scholars who contribute to that culture. The GradDiv received an impressive total of over 70 submissions.

Congrats, Mel!


March 15, 2021

Current 3rd year Sociology student Rebecca Wolfe has been featured on the AnthroDish podcast, Episode 90: HOW HAS PURITY CULTURE SHAPED EATING DISORDER EXPERIENCES? WITH REBECCA WOLFE.  Rebecca makes note that her research is in preliminary stages and this research is not yet peer reviewed.

From the AnthroDish site:

March 11, 2021

Keridwyn (Keri) Spiller, current 1st year Sociology doctoral student, has been named program assistant for the ACTIONS program: Abortion Care Training Incubator for Outstanding Nurse Scholars (ACTIONS). 

ACTIONS is an innovative fellowship that seeks to connect, mentor, and support pre-and post-doctoral scholars looking to pursue a PhD at the School of Nursing (SON) at University of California San Francisco (UCSF).

March 11, 2021

Today, House Ways and Means Chairman Richard E. Neal (D-MA) released a statement after President Biden nominated Health Subcommittee Deputy Staff Director and professional tax staffer, Melanie Anne Egorin, Ph.D, to serve as the next Assistant Secretary for Legislation at the Department of Health and Human Services. Read the announcement, here.