The Magazine News Archive
January 17, 2023 —
Microplastics in our waters may threaten ecosystems and accelerate the melting of Arctic sea ice. But are we ignoring the greater danger at the heart of this climate conundrum?
December 20, 2022 —
From campus bunkbeds for napping to diving boards for cannon-balling into the river, long-forgotten UM haunts surface in virtual tour
November 10, 2022 —
Grad student Shannon Mustard, who’s digging up new ways for farmers to reduce greenhouse gas emissions, tells us why soil is so much more than mud.
October 7, 2022 —
This UM researcher’s latest discovery could prevent an aggressive form of brain cancer in children. She’s also finding new drug therapies—through the emerging science of cellular fingerprinting—that will dramatically shift survival rates in the coming years.
September 6, 2022 —
Donors stepped forward earlier this year with gifts to UM’s emergency bursaries fund, benefitting UM students from Ukraine navigating a new reality.
July 25, 2022 —
Tallgrass prairies not only mitigate global warming, they’re home to biodiversity that took millennia to develop. Now they’re among the most endangered ecosystems in the world. Alumni trying to preserve the last grasslands show us what we stand to lose.
June 8, 2022 —
As a visual storyteller, UM alum Aaron Vincent Elkaim reveals the beauty and brutal truths tucked away in little-known communities, from northern Manitoba to the Amazon rainforest. Here he takes us behind the lens of some of his most meaningful captures.
May 17, 2022 —
Mass migration due to war, and—in the coming decades, scientists predict—climate change, means scores of refugees searching for home and higher education. Meet three UM students finding their way.
April 20, 2022 —
Are we getting caught up in our pursuit of perfection? Researcher and alum Ben Schellenberg investigates.