University of Kansas School of Medicine Office of Diversity and Inclusion

Welcome Academy Class of 2016-2017!

Saturday Academy Poetry begins October 18. Our Poetry Mentor, Glenn North, will teach our students social justice through poetry.

Glenn North is a Cave Canem fellow, a Callaloo creative writing fellow, a recipient of the Charlotte Street Generative Performing Artist Award the Crystal Field Poetry Award and most recently appointed as the 18th & Vine Historic District Poet Laureate! Glenn provided the poetic narration for the award-winning film short May This Be Love and did a guest appearance on the popular ABC family drama Lincoln Heights. He has shared the stage with many legendary African American poets including Nikki Giovanni, Sonia Sanchez and Amiri Baraka.

Mid-America Educators Hall of Fame

Mid-America Hall of Fame 2015

Saturday Academy in the News

  • 12345 Fit-Tastic in Wyandotte County! 12345 Fit-Tastic in Wyandotte County! The Mayor had an interview with Univision last week. He spoke about Healthy Communities Wyandotte and The Healthy Lifestyles Initiative.
    Posted Mar 24, 2016, 10:47 PM by Scott Lemmon
  • Dallas Germany wins Scholar Athlete Honors
    Posted Mar 7, 2016, 7:40 PM by Scott Lemmon
  • Smile for a Lifetime Application Smile for a Lifetime Application:The deadline for the next selection of eight scholarship winners will be December 31st?  In other words, their application packets need to be postmarked by December 31st.  Also, please remind students that students are selected four times each year with the following dates for deadlines:March 31stJune 30thSeptember 30th December 31st 
    Posted Jan 23, 2016, 8:57 PM by Scott Lemmon
  • College Graduate Announcement Former Academy Student: Salvador Jurado, K-State. Salado's wife is Evelyn Jurado, studying Accounting and Finance at K- State. December 2015.
    Posted Dec 15, 2015, 1:31 PM by Scott Lemmon
  • College Graduate Annoucement Former Academy student: Leon Edwards, Baker University, December 2015
    Posted Dec 15, 2015, 1:29 PM by Scott Lemmon
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Mayor Holland visits Saturday Academy


  • E-cigarettes puffing trend shared by teenagers in Kansas City
    Posted Apr 20, 2015, 11:41 AM by Scott Lemmon
  • Google Maps for the Human Body!
    Posted Mar 31, 2015, 5:00 PM by Scott Lemmon
  • Don't Be Myopic About Heritability
    Posted Mar 24, 2015, 6:22 PM by Scott Lemmon
  • Obama White House Science Fair Obama White House Science Fair Article Link
    Posted Mar 23, 2015, 7:07 PM by Scott Lemmon
  • Applications for Pre-Med Summer Programs The Office of Cultural Enhancement and Diversity (OCED) at KUMC School of Medicine is happy to announce that applications for Pre-Med Summer Programs are now open.The mission of OCED Summer Programs is to create academic opportunities to support the development of underrepresented students and their advancement in health related careers.The programs available are:Health Science Enrichment Institute I - A six-week summer residency program at KU Lawrence for incoming college Freshmen at any institution that offers instruction in Mathematics, Biology, Chemistry, and English. More information can be found here.Health Science Enrichment Institute II - A six-week summer residency program at KU Lawrence for college Freshmen & Sophomores that teaches Organic Chemistry, Physics, Calculus and Statistics, as well ...
    Posted Mar 4, 2015, 8:10 PM by Scott Lemmon
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