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  • 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.

  • June 26, 2018 | Bank of America continued its longstanding support of UAMS on June 19 with a gift of $24,000 to support the summer enrichment programs of the UAMS Center for Diversity Affairs and the Chancellor’s Circle. This marks the seventh consecutive year Bank of America has supported the center’s programs, which benefit students…

  • March 20, 2018 | One hundred students from 24 Arkansas colleges and universities now know a little bit about what it takes to be a student at UAMS. The undergraduates spent the day on UAMS’ campus March 9 querying current UAMS students, speaking with representatives from various UAMS colleges, learning best practices for success at…

  • Oct. 11, 2017 | On most days the ground floor concourse in the Education II Building is a thoroughfare and gathering place for students, but Sept. 28 it became a mode for world travels. UAMS faculty, staff and students who attended transformed into globetrotting tourists and sightseers. It began in China, sampling local cuisine, admiring…

  • Sept. 12, 2017 | Four members of the UAMS family were recognized Sept. 6 for their contributions to promoting diversity on campus and in the community at the UAMS Center for Diversity Affairs’ annual State of Diversity and Inclusion ceremony. Santiago Gonzales, a medical student in the UAMS College of Medicine; Brittney Roy, program coordinator…

  • August 11, 2017 | An informal thank-you luncheon held Aug. 2 for UAMS Center for Diversity Affairs students and donors had a sweet ending, thanks to a surprise presentation of $24,000 from Bank of America. Although the event had been planned weeks in advance, the gift was not announced until the day before. Bank of…

  • March 22, 2017 | Undergraduate students recently learned the ins and outs of what it’s like to be a UAMS student and work toward a career in health care. More than 150 students from 10 Arkansas colleges and universities were on campus March 10 as part of UAMS Diversity Day, an event sponsored by the…