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  • UAMS honored 36 phenomenal women from throughout the campus community at its annual National Women’s History Month celebration “Women of the World: Educating, Innovating, Serving.”

  • Students from middle school to high school came from public housing communities in North Little Rock to the main UAMS campus in Little Rock to spend their spring break learning about the variety of careers available in medicine and to advance their knowledge of the STEAM fields: science, technology, engineering, art and mathematics. Thirty-two students…

  • Undergraduate students from across the state got a personal introduction to UAMS and the variety of career options available in health care recently through Diversity Day. More than 145 students and 15 advisors from 20 Arkansas universities and a few surrounding states attended the annual conference-style event, hosted by the UAMS Center for Diversity Affairs….

  • Dozens attended a celebration held to conclude Black History Month hosted by the UAMS Center for Diversity Affairs, which featured musical entertainment and a lecture. “Given the way things are in our society, we need to become more proactive and aggressive in addressing some of the issues that go on around us,” said Billy Thomas,…

  • Mildred Randolph, D.V.M., is helping her UAMS colleagues view their professional and personal worlds from a new perspective to shine a light on differences and offer more inclusiveness.

  • Dozens of UAMS employees gathered for the 2019 Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Day Celebration, sponsored by the Center for Diversity Affairs, which celebrated the legacy of service advocated by the slain civil rights icon and included the presentation of the Unity Award for completing a collaborative service project.

  • Future health care professionals from throughout UAMS recently gathered to learn about the specific needs of, and services available to, the LGBTQ communities in the Little Rock metro area. The talk, which featured Zack Baker, the education and outreach coordinator from Planned Parenthood Great Plains, was presented by the UAMS Rainbow Health Alliance and sponsored…

  • Some participants in the Summer Research Internship (SRI) program of the UAMS Center for Diversity Affairs recently had the chance to present their work on the national stage. The program offers undergraduate and even high school students the opportunity to work alongside researchers in a professional lab setting. This year, three college students were selected…

  • Nearly three dozen students in ninth through 12th grades from Little Rock Central High School visited the UAMS campus recently to participate in PhUn Day, organized by the UAMS Center for Diversity Affairs and the Department of Physiology and Biophysics in the UAMS College of Medicine as part of the American Physiological Society’s national Physiology…

  • UAMS students visited KIPP Delta Collegiate High School in Helena recently to share with the nearly college-bound students the vast opportunities and careers in health care. The event, Raising Exposure & Awareness of Careers in Health (REACH) in the Delta, gave nearly two hundred ninth through 12th grade students the opportunity to ask questions, visit with…

  • Active duty, reserve and veterans of the armed forces who are UAMS employees were honored at a Nov. 2 breakfast, just one part of a larger month of celebrations and events planned by the UAMS Veterans Awareness Committee in honor of Veterans Day, Nov. 11.

  • Sept. 24, 2018 | A month-long celebration of the life and career of Edith Irby Jones, M.D., who enrolled 70 years ago at UAMS as the first African-American medical student in the South, brought thanks and appreciation from those she inspired and served.