Medical Humanities panel explores role of literature and cultural practices in medicine

By Sarah Natchipolsky  While medicine is often thought of as a practice rooted in science, the humanities can be intertwined in the medical field in many forms.  Four University of Maryland professors gathered for a panel discussion on Oct. 10 to share how they’ve found this to be true in their own research.  Chantel Rodriguez, an assistant professor in history spoke on her exploration of … Continue reading Medical Humanities panel explores role of literature and cultural practices in medicine

Women’s conference at UMD talks the roles of women in a globalized world

By Sarah Natchipolsky Fourteen female speakers from around the world gathered at the University of Maryland on Tuesday and Wednesday to answer questions regarding the promotion of women’s role in society and inequalities women continue to face. The conference, titled “Women in the World: Time for a New Paradigm for Peace,” was hosted by the Bahá’í Chair for World Peace at the University of Maryland. … Continue reading Women’s conference at UMD talks the roles of women in a globalized world