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  • UMass trustee Chioma Okwara’s story of perseverance shines light on ‘power of public education’
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    UMass trustee Chioma Okwara’s story of perseverance shines light on ‘power of public education’

    UMass Board of Trustees member Noreen “Chioma” Okwara, MD’17, was called a ‘dreamer’ for aspiring to practice medicine. She is now a clinician at Brigham and Women’s Hospital.

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  • Convocation 2021: Chancellor Collins outlines vision for new era at UMass Chan
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    Convocation 2021: Chancellor Collins outlines vision for new era at UMass Chan

    Chancellor Michael F. Collins gave his annual Convocation address on Thursday, Sept. 9, in the Albert Sherman Center Auditorium, focusing on the “transformational moment” for the institution. Four faculty members were honored with Chancellor’s Medals, including the late Robert Finberg.

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  • Behind the historic gift: Gerald Chan’s remarks to UMass Chan Medical School community
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    Behind the historic gift: Gerald Chan’s remarks to UMass Chan Medical School community

    Read remarks made by Gerald Chan, on behalf of The Morningside Foundation, on Tuesday, Sept. 7, at UMass Chan Medical School in Worcester, during the campus celebration recognizing the $175 million gift from The Morningside Foundation.

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  • Video: UMass Chan Medical School receives historic gift from The Morningside Foundation
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    Video: UMass Chan Medical School receives historic gift from The Morningside Foundation

    The $175 million gift from The Morningside Foundation to UMass Chan Medical School was announced and lauded on Tuesday, Sept. 7, with a special meeting of the UMass Board of Trustees, a morning press event at the UMass Club in Boston and an afternoon celebration on the Worcester campus. See highlights from the day in this video.

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  • UMass Chan Medical School community celebrates ‘momentous occasion’ in Worcester
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    UMass Chan Medical School community celebrates ‘momentous occasion’ in Worcester

    Members of the Worcester campus community at the newly renamed UMass Chan Medical School gathered on Tuesday, Sept. 7, to herald the $175 million donation from The Morningside Foundation.

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  • University of Massachusetts announces $175 million transformational gift to its Medical School
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    University of Massachusetts announces $175 million transformational gift to its Medical School

    The University of Massachusetts is announcing a history-making $175 million donation from The Morningside Foundation to UMass Medical School.

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