2015 UMMS NEWS AND NOTES

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Students get hands-on introduction to health careers at UMMS conference

Students get hands-on introduction to health careers at UMMS conference

High school and college students from across the state participated in the 2015 MassAHEC HOSA State Leadership Conference April 11 at UMass Medical School to learn about careers in health care.

Volunteer opportunities abound at annual fair

Volunteer opportunities abound at annual fair

On Monday, April 27, the Office of Community and Government Relations is providing opportunities for new and returning volunteers to connect with local agencies that need help. The sixth annual Volunteer Fair will take place from 11:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. on the main campus in the Medical School lobbies. 

Seven Hills Symphony Orchestra concert is May 8

Seven Hills Symphony Orchestra concert is May 8

The Seven Hills Symphony Orchestra will present its third and final concert of its 10thanniversary season on Friday, May 8, at 7:30 p.m. in the Aaron Lazare Medical Research Building on the campus of UMass Medical School. 

Medical student interest group hosts amputee awareness event

Medical student interest group hosts amputee awareness event

First-year medical students Amanda Winkler and Balaj Rai are hosting Cameron Clapp, a triple amputee, at an event on Thursday, April 23, to raise awareness.

Winners of Berlin Prizes for Creative Writing announced

Winners of Berlin Prizes for Creative Writing announced

Six medical students at UMass Medical School have been named the winners of the 11th annual Gerald F. Berlin Prizes for Creative Writing.

UMMS advances a national model for faculty development across the career life cycle

UMMS advances a national model for faculty development across the career life cycle

UMass Medical School organized a recent conference in Boston, Career Flexibility for Biomedical Faculty of Today and Tomorrow, which brought together more than 100 medical school leaders from across the country and fulfilled a key goal of UMMS’s 2012 grant award from the Alfred P. Sloan Foundation to accelerate work on faculty career flexibility initiatives.

Joyce Murphy named to Massachusetts Treasurer’s Advisory Committee on Wage Equality

Joyce Murphy named to Massachusetts Treasurer’s Advisory Committee on Wage Equality

The bipartisan, public-private committee will advise Goldberg and the Office of Economic Empowerment in developing initiatives and forming partnerships with nonprofit and for-profit businesses committed to working toward wage equality.

UMMS joins other local organizations to support Working for Worcester

UMMS joins other local organizations to support Working for Worcester

UMass Medical School is joining other local institutions in supporting Working for Worcester (W4W), a one-day volunteer initiative organized and led by students from Worcester’s colleges and universities to make a lasting impact on Worcester youth.

High school students invited to learn about careers in nursing

High school students invited to learn about careers in nursing

The annual Nursing Schools Expo at UMass Worcester takes place Monday, April 6.

UMMS to participate in annual book drive benefitting Worcester kids

UMMS to participate in annual book drive benefitting Worcester kids

The annual Worcester: “The City that Reads” Book Drive gets under way on Monday, March 23 and runs through Friday, May 15.

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