Office of the Vice President for Diversity, Equity & Inclusion: Celebrating Black History Month

February 9, 2023

Black History Month is a national celebration in February dedicated to commemorating and celebrating the achievements, contributions, resilience and legacies of Black and African Americans in the United States. In 1926, Harvard-trained historian Dr. Carter G. Woodson, known as the “Father of Black History,” established Black History Week, which has since expanded to an entire […]

We recommit daily to our values of diversity, equity and inclusion

January 30, 2023

Last week, Dr. John Calhoon, Chair of the Department of Thoracic Surgery, delivered an address to the annual meeting of the Society of Thoracic Surgeons (STS) in San Diego. Some portion of Dr. Calhoon’s remarks related to diversity and upset a number of attendees. Following this, Dr. Calhoon sent an apology to the STS, shared below. Thus far, the STS has not posted Dr. Calhoon’s apology.

Want to become a better bystander?

January 26, 2023

UT Health San Antonio’s Bystander Intervention Initiative provides university employees and learners with training and resources to better understand their role as an active bystander. Learn more and sign up for training.

Heart graphic with the message: Recognize. Choose. Act.

Follow UTPD on Facebook and Instagram

January 24, 2023

As part of the UT Health San Antonio Police Department’s goal to expand community recognition and engagement, the department is now on Facebook and Instagram. The intention is to promote the UTPD and how they fulfill their vision and the university’s mission. The UTPD will feature their team, new employees, training and special events. The UT […]