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UCSF receives $500 million donation

January 13, 2017 12:15 AM UTC

The Helen Diller Foundation donated $500 million to the University of California San Francisco. The gift is the largest ever granted to the university.

The donation includes $100 million to retain existing professors and recruit new faculty, and $100 million to start a program for early and mid-career scientists. Another $200 million is for scholarships to students at UCSF's professional schools. The last $100 million is earmarked for an innovation fund, which can be invested at the chancellor's discretion in transformative science and technology...