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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.

Jen Gunter stands in an outdoor garden between flowers and a brick wall.

What Everyone’s Talking About

June 5, 2023 — 
From a myth-debunking physician who calls out the Kardashians to a structural engineer who swapped blue prints for baking

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Makeover via Manikin

February 24, 2023 — 
See how simulation is transforming the way we teach nursing

Maya Turner poses in her uniform in a photograph overlaid on a bright yellow background.

Field Goals

February 1, 2023 — 
Bisons kicker Maya Turner in the national spotlight after becoming first woman to play in a regular-season university game

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Lost Spaces

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

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Soil Seeker

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.

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War from Afar

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.

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I Was There

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.

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