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Black History Month

Black History Month at KU Medical Center, 2020 events and activities

Biographical Posters of Researchers, Faculty, Residents & Staff

January 20-March 1, daily
Located outside the Alumni Office, HEB Bridge, Hixson Atrium; also displays on Wichita and Salina campuses. View biographical posters online.

Learn about the background and careers of several Black and African American researchers, faculty and administrators, as well as their journey to the University of Kansas Medical Center.

Clendening History of Medicine Exhibit

February 3-29, daily
Murphy Lobby and School of Nursing Atrium

See stories of the first African American students to graduate from KU Schools of Health Professions, Medicine and Nursing.

Back to the Motherland: Human Heredity and Health in Africa (H3Africa) - A Story of Kidney Disease

Special presentation by Dr. Akinlolu Ojo, Executive Dean of KU School of Medicine, as part of the Clinical Culture Diversity Series
February 18th, noon
School of Nursing G013. View flyer.
Sponsored by the Diversity and Inclusion Programming Sub-Committee, Office of International Programs, and School of Medicine Office of Diversity and Inclusion

Black History Month Research Day

February 25, 10 a.m.-2 p.m.
G013 School of Nursing Auditorium and Atrium. View 2020 Research Day flyer.

Learn about the research conducted by KU's Faculty and Students of Color. Digital Posters and Presentations followed by a luncheon and The Dr. Patricia A. Thomas Keynote Address: 2019 State of Black Kansas City by Ms. Gwen Grant of the Urban League of Greater Kansas City.

Last modified: Feb 13, 2020
Additional Opportunities

Check out other events organized by the Black Archives of Mid-America in Kansas City.

Enjoy the Soul Food Tour sponsored by KPRS and KPRT Radio Stations. View the Soul Food Tour calendar.