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Woven Stories: M.J.’s Labor of Love

As April 2022 and Celebrate Diversity Month comes to a close, we share M.J. Tooey, Associate Vice Provost and Dean of the HSHSL’s, Woven Stories‘ submission. Here M.J. shares the recipe and memory of her mother’s poppyseed rolls, a special, … Continue reading

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Woven Stories: Oksana’s Favorite Day

April 2022 marks Diversity Month.  The HSHSL is celebrating with stories collected from the campus community as part of our Woven Stories: Out of many, we are one project. For some, like Oksana Mishler, RDH, MS, clinical assistant professor at the … Continue reading

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Woven Stories: The Chavis Family’s American Dream

April 2022 marks Diversity Month.  The HSHSL is celebrating with stories collected from the campus community as part of our Woven Stories: Out of many, we are one project. This story from Tiffany Chavis, Health Literacy Librarian, Region 1, Network of the … Continue reading

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Woven Stories: Lelani’s New Year’s Tradition

April 2022 marks Diversity Month.  The HSHSL is celebrating with stories collected from the campus community as part of our Woven Stories: Out of many, we are one project. So many traditions and pieces of personal culture circle around food. Leilani … Continue reading

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Woven Stories: Tony’s Treasured Photograph

April 2022 marks Diversity Month.  The HSHSL is celebrating with stories collected from the campus community as part of our Woven Stories: Out of many, we are one project.  Tony Nguyen, Executive Director, Region 1, Network of the National Library of Medicine, University … Continue reading

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Woven Stories: Faith and music inspire Anna-Marie

The HSHSL is currently collecting submissions for Woven Stories, a project aiming to highlight the diversity of UMB’s campus by sharing photographs and supporting stories of items of personal cultural significance.  The following is Anna-Marie Epp’s submission.  Anna-Marie is a … Continue reading

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Woven Stories: Christina’s caldero

The HSHSL invites campus community members to share a photograph of an item or items that represents their personal culture for an exhibit for Diversity Month in April.  The HSHSL encourages the campus to think creatively about culture and share photographs of items like a recipe, a book, a piece of art, food, creative work, clothing, a musical piece, an instrument, or a textile, to name just a few.  This post provides an example submission. Continue reading

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Woven Stories: Tara’s Pennsylvania Dutch Roots

In recognition of Celebrate Diversity Month in April, the HSHSL Diversity Committee and the Exhibits, Displays and Promotions Committee plans to honor the diversity of our campus with an exhibit called Woven Stories: Out of many, we are one.  To … Continue reading

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African American History at UMB

Today, Diversity is one of the seven core values identified in the University of Maryland, Baltimore’s (UMB) Strategic Plan.  According to the Diversity Statement on the Core Value’s site, “The University is committed to a culture that is enriched by diversity and inclusion, in the broadest sense, in its thoughts, actions, and leadership.”  These values are reflected in the current student demographics of UMB. Unfortunately, diversity and inclusion was not always a value held by the university. In 1807, the College of Medicine was founded in Baltimore, establishing the University of Maryland.  As was the case with many institutions at this time, students tended to be white males from in or around Baltimore or Maryland. Continue reading

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Health Information Resources for Culturally Diverse Patients

Want to improve your communication with patients whose native language is not English? In this workshop, you will learn about patient education resources, including medical information available in other languages. This workshop will also examine the effect utilizing these resources … Continue reading

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