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Robert Layne receives Chancellor’s Award for Excellence in Diversity and Inclusion at MLK tribute

Robert Layne receives Chancellor’s Award for Excellence in Diversity and Inclusion at MLK tribute

Robert E. Layne, MEd, received the 2023 Chancellor’s Award for Advancing Institutional Excellence in Diversity and Inclusion at the annual tribute to Martin Luther King Jr. in recognition of his long term commitment to bringing students underrepresented in health care careers into the STEM pipeline.

Diversity Engagement Survey launches March 6 at UMass Chan Medical School

Diversity Engagement Survey launches March 6 at UMass Chan Medical School

The Diversity and Inclusion Office is preparing for the March 6 launch of the Diversity Engagement Survey, and held the last in a three-part informational series, the “Diversity Engagement Survey and You,” on Tuesday, Jan. 17. Marlina Duncan, EdD, and Sharina Person, PhD, also discuss the DES in a Voices of UMass Chan podcast.

UMass Chan named among ‘America’s Greatest Workplaces 2023 For Diversity,’ by Newsweek, Plant-A Insights

UMass Chan named among ‘America’s Greatest Workplaces 2023 For Diversity,’ by Newsweek, Plant-A Insights

In recognition of its commitment to diversity, equity and inclusion, UMass Chan Medical School was named one of “America's Greatest Workplaces 2023 For Diversity," by Newsweek and market data research firm Plant-A Insights. 

UMass Chan preparing for launch of Diversity Engagement Survey

UMass Chan preparing for launch of Diversity Engagement Survey

The Diversity and Inclusion Office is presenting a virtual event, the “Diversity Engagement Survey and You,” on Tuesday, Jan. 17, at noon. The 2023 survey will be sent via email to all faculty, staff and students on March 6.

UMass Chan volunteers help repaint hallways at Worcester East Middle School

UMass Chan volunteers help repaint hallways at Worcester East Middle School

Volunteers from UMass Chan Medical School spent two days at Worcester East Middle School painting corridors while students are on school vacation.

Science for Living: Colonoscopies remain best way to detect, prevent colorectal cancer, explains Justin Maykel

Science for Living: Colonoscopies remain best way to detect, prevent colorectal cancer, explains Justin Maykel

In this Science for Living feature, colorectal expert Justin Maykel, MD, explains why colonoscopy is the best way to prevent colon cancer.

UMass Chan tribute to Martin Luther King Jr. to be held Jan. 25

UMass Chan tribute to Martin Luther King Jr. to be held Jan. 25

The UMass Chan Medical School community will gather virtually for its 35th annual tribute in honor of the life and legacy of the Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. on Wednesday, Jan. 25 at noon.