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Where Are They Now?

May 16, 2024 — 
See what your former classmates are up to and tell us about your accomplishments. We welcome all updates!

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Hiding in Plain Sight

April 5, 2024 — 
Grad student Nabil Iqbal chose UM to explore gaps in the legal system around an emerging yet invisible group—climate change refugees

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Carving out Space

April 3, 2024 — 
We sat down with dentistry alum Dr. Huma Sharief to talk equity in patient care

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Will AI heal our medical system?

April 1, 2024 — 
We asked alum Dr. Denise Koh, co-author of a new book about the barriers and boon of machine learning

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From Seeking Narcos to Seeking Peace at UM

February 22, 2024 — 
Grad student and former marine Omar Tejada turns his lived experience during the war on drugs into research to protect children in “cocaine valley”

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How Do I Spot Fake News?

January 12, 2024 — 
Veteran journalist and UM instructor Cecil Rosner on deciphering fake news in a world of fast media and AI

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Test Your Knowledge of 140 Years of UM Medicine

December 20, 2023 — 
Uncover fascinating facts about the Max Rady College of Medicine’s evolving history as it marks a milestone

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Harnessing Change

November 17, 2023 — 
Alum Judith Cheung, associate producer of the documentary Eternal Spring, is building a career raising awareness of atrocities in China. The film, a former Oscar candidate, also serves as a teaching tool for UM students.

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What Happens When We Donate our Body to Science?

November 17, 2023 — 
What happens when we donate our body to science? We posed the question to Alexa Hryniuk, assistant professor in UM’s department of human anatomy and cell science.

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A Northern Light

October 20, 2023 — 
From showcasing Arctic life to millions of followers on Tiktok to representing Inuvik in international fashion, to helping others heal from trauma—this UM student says it’s about bringing her voice, culture and community to the world.

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