Wellness resources available to all UAMS students and employees was the subject of a lunchtime seminar intended for veteran and active duty members of Team UAMS. The May seminar was the second such monthly event hosted by the Division for Diversity, Equity and Inclusion (DDEI) Veterans Subcommittee. April’s event focused on information on UAMS benefits…Read more
Adversity and resilience were common themes at a special virtual celebration the UAMS Division for Diversity, Equity and Inclusion held May 6 for underrepresented and minority graduates. The event spotlighted nearly 140 graduates from across all five UAMS colleges and the graduate school, who overcame pandemic conditions and social unrest on their path to graduation…Read more
Connection and affirmation were strong themes in a March online panel titled “Let’s Talk: HerStories – Thriving While Surviving the Pandemic” to celebrate Women’s History Month. Presented by the UAMS Division for Diversity, Equity and Inclusion and moderated by Sherie Brown, executive director of UAMS Operational Support Services, the event offered input and advice on…Read more
Nearly 50 underrepresented and minority college students from across Arkansas spent a recent morning online learning about and preparing for professional degree programs, aided by UAMS faculty and students. The annual Minority Association of Premedical Students (MAPS) Conference, canceled last year because of the COVID-19 pandemic, returned in a virtual format for 2021, helping prepare…Read more
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