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
A lecture looking backward and a panel discussion looking forward punctuated the observance of Black History Month at UAMS. Two virtual events hosted by the diversity, inclusion and engagement subcommittee of the UAMS Division for Diversity, Equity and Inclusion (DDEI) highlighted the month, including a lecture by Tim Nutt, director of the UAMS Historical Research…Read more
LITTLE ROCK — The University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences (UAMS) Division for Diversity, Equity and Inclusion has received an $800,000 grant from the Arkansas Division of Workforce Services Temporary Assistance for Needy Families program. Funding will support the creation of a Pathways Academy, a comprehensive learning and community engagement program focusing on science, technology,…Read more
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