October 2014

Graduation: Are We All Educated?

By Billy Thomas, MD, MPH UAMS Vice Chancellor for Diversity and Inclusion Professor, College of Medicine Although summer is over and school has started again, I continue to think about the many graduations I attended last spring. Graduations are a time of fun and reflection for students. Graduates feel some degree of satisfaction and achievement, […]


Employees from Asia-Pacific Region Share Stories

Four UAMS employees originally from Asia or the Pacific Islands region of the world shared stories of their native culture and journey to Arkansas in May. “We Tell Our Stories: Part II” built on the success of a similar event last year, was hosted by the UAMS Center for Diversity Affairs and the Chancellor’s Diversity Committee. The […]


International Delegation Visits UAMS to Talk LGBT Rights

An international delegation for Human Civil Rights for All from the International Visitor Leadership Program through the U.S. State Department met with the UAMS Center for Diversity Affairs’ leaders in June. The group made a stop at UAMS during a three-week tour where they met with organizations around the country on the topic of LGBT rights. The delegation included representatives […]


‘Save the Date’ for Veterans Awareness Month Activities

November is Veterans Awareness Month at UAMS. During this month, we honor the service, sacrifice and commitment of UAMS veteran, active duty, reserve and guard employees. The month includes various activities, such as our Veterans Recognition Breakfast, from 6:45 – 8:15 a.m. on Friday, Nov. 7. Our veteran’s awareness committee also collects items and monetary […]