A big gift to UCSF, while a program at UC Berkeley is in trouble

Photo: Liz Hafalia, The Chronicle Joan and Sandy Weill are donating $185 million dollars to establish a neuroscience institute at UCSF in San Francisco. Joan and Sandy Weill are donating $185 million dollars to establish… Here’s a fine example of how the University of California’s budget woes are already affecting the next generation of Californians. This week, UCSF, the institution’s renowned health sciences facility, received an enormous gift from former Citigroup CEO Sanford “Sandy” Weill and his wife, Joan, to build an institute dedicated to their chosen cause of new neuroscience therapies. Meanwhile, the news emerged that UC Berkeley’s School of Public Health is considering shutting down its small but powerful Joint Medical Program. The program, one of the few of its kind in the country, nurtures graduates who overwhelmingly…


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