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May 11, 2016

US Supreme Court and Holistic Admissions

By: Billy Thomas, MD, MPH I recently participated in the first in a series of meetings in which 174 students will be selected to fill the next freshman class of the UAMS College of Medicine. The agenda and content were the same as usual, but given the current degree of national social unrest, I felt…


March 24, 2015

UAMS Celebrates Black History

African-American heritage and tradition was celebrated at UAMS on March 12 at its annual Black History Month event.


March 10, 2015

UAMS Welcomes Students for Inaugural Diversity Day

UAMS welcomed about 100 college students to campus Feb. 27 for its first Diversity Day.


January 30, 2015

UAMS Celebrates King’s Legacy

In its commemoration of the legacy of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr., UAMS looked to the performing talents of high school students and the words and remembrances of several employees to help honor and celebrate the civil rights leader.


November 5, 2014

Civil Rights Advocates in Healthcare Honored


September 4, 2014

Nigerian Twins Choose UAMS to Fulfill Dream


July 17, 2014

Bank of America $22,000 Goes for Diversity Outreach


May 14, 2014

Center for Diversity Affairs Welcomes Nationally Known Physicist

Dec. 9, 2011 | The UAMS Center for Diversity Affairs hosted nationally known physicist Kennedy Reed, Ph.D., at a Nov. 18 reception where he talked of his work to bring more advanced engineering technology to underdeveloped countries in Africa. Reed, a theoretical physicist at the Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory, spoke that day at the second annual…


Summer Students Explore Diversity of Health Professions

une 27, 2012 | “How many of you know someone who snores?” asked respiratory therapist Tonya Cook. The arms of nearly all 105 students in the Summer Science Discovery Program and Youth Enrichment Summer (Y.E.S.) Camp shot into the air. Cook explained one of the many roles of a respiratory therapist is working in a sleep lab…


April 30, 2014

Biomed Students at UAMS Get $2.45 Million Boost



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