Spring/Summer edition of SF State Magazine now available
The new issue looks at SF State’s response to COVID-19 and other examples of transformative change
San Francisco State University has been changing lives — and reshaping the culture — for more than 120 years. But this spring all that steady change cranked into overdrive as the University adjusted to pandemic-induced shelter-in-place measures and students, alumni, faculty and staff looked for ways to help their neighbors. The Spring/Summer 2020 edition of SF State Magazine takes a close look at those rapid responses while highlighting additional examples of how the University has long served as a catalyst for positive change.
The issue’s lead story focuses on the many facets of SF State’s reaction to the COVID-19 crisis. Other feature articles spotlight alumni who overcame incredible challenges, from hearing loss to civil war, and a new University partnership with the Genentech Foundation that strengthens the flow of diverse, well-trained science professionals to Silicon Valley jobs.
The online issue also features stories about an SF State clinic that helps transgender and nonbinary people find their voice, a groundbreaking Spanish-language journalism course and a new curriculum that aims to help doctors improve their bedside manner — and their results with patients. And as always the issue includes updates and perspectives from the University’s trailblazing alumni.
Read those stories and more on the SF State Magazine website.
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