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The Diversity & Inclusion Blog. We post about diversity events, programs and initiatives as well as diversity committee and employee engagement group work as well. If you would like to see your program or event highlighted here Email: dio@umassmed.edu 

Sukkot Holiday Observance

Posted On: Tuesday, September 18, 2018 Posted By: Diversity Office Tags: Student Group, UMass Memorial Health Care

Sukkot is primarily a Jewish tradition as a harvest festival, it commemorates a historical event and it has a spiritual or metaphysical dimension: it is a reminder to us that as human beings, we are vulnerable to God/Nature.

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RESCHEDULED for April 4 Nowruz Celebration

Posted On: Wednesday, March 14, 2018 Posted By: Diversity Office Tags: Interfaith Employee Resource Group, International Comments count

The Importance of Civility in Trying Times

Posted On: Monday, December 04, 2017 Posted By: Diversity Office Tags: Civility, Committee on Equal Opportunity and Diversity Comments count

Pie Day is an Employee Celebration

Posted On: Wednesday, November 29, 2017 Posted By: Diversity Office Tags: Events Comments count

UMass Run 4 Vets - Nov 4

Posted On: Friday, October 06, 2017 Posted By: Diversity Office Tags: Employee Resource Groups, Veterans Comments count

Sukkot Holiday Observance

Posted On: Tuesday, October 03, 2017 Posted By: Diversity Office Tags: Student Group, UMass Memorial Health Care

Sukkot is primarily a Jewish tradition as a harvest festival, it commemorates a historical event and it has a spiritual or metaphysical dimension: it is a reminder to us that as human beings, we are vulnerable to God/Nature.

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Chancellor's Award for Advancing the UMMS Mission

Posted On: Thursday, September 21, 2017 Posted By: Diversity Office Comments count

Spoken Word for Understanding - Sept 28, 2017

Posted On: Tuesday, September 12, 2017 Posted By: Diversity Office Tags: Events, Student Group Comments count

Campus Read 2017 - Black Man in a White Coat

Posted On: Friday, September 08, 2017 Posted By: Diversity Office Tags: Events

One doctor's passionate and profound memoir of his experience grappling with race, bias, and the unique health problems of black Americans. Black Man in a White Coat examines the complex ways in which both black doctors and patients must navigate the difficult and often contradictory terrain of race and medicine.

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Call for Names - Memorial Day Remembrance Ceremony Hosted by the Veterans Employee Resource Group

Posted On: Thursday, May 04, 2017 Posted By: Diversity Office Tags: Veterans

The Veterans Employee Resource Group will host a wreath presentation and remembrance ceremony, in conjunction with the Interfaith Employee Resource Group, on May 30, 2017 at 12:00 PM on the University Campus Quad at the flag poles. We encourage all members of the UMass Memorial and Medical School communities to participate by offering names of your family members, friends or loved ones who gave their lives in service to our country.

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