March 7, 2017 | UAMS provided more than 50 health screenings at the 13th Annual Midsouth Summit Black Expo held Feb. 25 at the Little Rock Metroplex. The expo, presented by UAMS, brought together a community of entertainers, health institutions, businesses and other organizations to celebrate Black History Month. The UAMS MammoVan mobile mammography unit [...]
Feb. 28, 2017 | A group of Arkansas educators and students convened at UAMS on Feb. 23 to discuss issues facing black students throughout the education system. More than 50 UAMS faculty, staff and students attended the event, hosted by the Chancellor’s Committee for Diversity and the UAMS Center for Diversity Affairs as part of [...]
Feb. 29, 2016 | UAMS celebrated diversity in February with two events in honor of Black History Month. Historian and longtime College of Pharmacy faculty member Jonathan Wolfe, Ph.D., traced connections in his family to the Underground Railroad and the Battle of Helena in Arkansas during the Civil War while speaking Feb. 18 at the [...]
March 17, 2015 | African-American heritage and tradition was celebrated at UAMS on March 12 at its annual Black History Month event.
Feb 23, 2012 | Arkansas native and poet Maya Angelou wrote: You may write me down in history With your bitter, twisted lies, You may trod me in the very dirt But still, like dust, I'll rise.
Feb. 24, 2011 | Once a prime location for criminal activity, a downtown Little Rock car wash is now a thriving neighborhood business and symbol of investment in human capital and the blossoming of nearby Arkansas Baptist College, says Fitz Hill, the school’s president.