Embracing Diversity Series
The events in this series celebrate multiple dimensions of diversity and are designed to generate meaningful discussions about the benefits of diversity, equity and inclusion in healthcare professions. All NEOMED students, faculty and staff are invited to attend!
Fall 2023 Scheduled Events
Artist Spotlight Week
Monday, September 15- Friday, September 18, Watanakunakorn Atrium
In honor of Hispanic Heritage Month, the Latino Medical Student Association is showcasing a few of the many Hispanic artists that have made their mark on history. Visit the Atrium at any time to check out a new Hispanic Artist highlighted daily. No RSVP required.
Salsa and Salsa
Friday, September 15 at 6:30-7:30pm, Cambell Atrium (space outside Meshel)
The Latino Medical Student Association (LMSA) invites you to kick off Hispanic Heritage Month with Salsa & Salsa Night! We will be having a salsa competition, and if you want to bring your own to compete, please sign up here!We will also be having fun salsa music and dancing!
RSVP to attend on Campus Groups.
Latin American Travel Affair
Tuesday, September 26 from 12:00-1:30pm, Watanakunakorn Atrium
Join LMSA (The Latino Medical Student Association) and the Office of Diversity, Equity and Inclusion in celebrating Hispanic Heritage Month by learning about various Latin American Countries! There will be food, giveaways, and more!
Spanish Movie Night
Friday, September 29 from 7:00-9:00pm in Olson Hall
Join LMSA (The Latino Medical Student Association) and the Office of Diversity, Equity and Inclusion for a viewing of the movie “The Hand that Feeds”. This movie chronicles the struggles of undocumented immigrant workers as they attempt to achieve fair wages and better working conditions in New York’s Upper East Side. Snacks and drinks will be provided.
RSVP to attend on Campus Groups
Game Lunch Hour- Dominos!
Friday, October 6 at 12:00pm – 1:00pm, Bitante Atrium (space outside the Great Hall)
Join LMSA to relax and have a little fun during the lunch hour. We will be playing Dominoes and other games. Don’t know how to play? Don’t worry, we can teach you! Lunch is provided to the first 19 students who register. This is guaranteed to be a good time! Register on Campus Groups.
Friday, October 20, NEW Center Ballroom
Appetizer Hour & Check in: 5:00pm-6:00pm
A fun evening of food, performances, and fun! Tickets will be available soon on Campus Groups!
Dia de los muertos
October 26 – November 2 in the NEOMED Inclusivity Center
Please join the Latino Medical Student Association (LMSA) in celebrating the Mexican holiday Día de Muertos. Día de Muertos is a celebration of life.
Beginning Thursday October 26th, we invite the NEOMED community to bring a photo of a loved one and/or a small memento to display on the ‘Ofrenda’ as we remember our family and friends (including our animal friends and family) who are no longer with us.
On November 2, from 12:00 – 2:00pm LMSA will host light refreshments of pan de muerto and traditional hot chocolate in the Inclusivity Center.
Mementos can be picked up from the Inclusivity Center on November 3rd.
Want to know more about Día de Muertos? Check out this video! “What is the Day of the Dead?” National Geographic (2:06)
November 9 from 12:00pm-1:30pm in Cook Alumni Hall
Join the Office of Diversity and NADIA (NEOMED Alliance for Disability Inclusion and Advocacy) as they welcome Dancing Wheels to NEOMED for a special performance. Dancing Wheels travels the globe advocating disability awareness and entertaining 30,000-50,000 people each year. With a repertory of 75 works from nationally-esteemed choreographers and a message of inclusion and accessibility, the Company continually expands the reach of artistic possibilities while celebrating the universal spirit of dance.
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