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William Prince, holding a guitar case in his right hand.

A Homecoming

July 4, 2024 — 
Singer-songwriter and science grad William Prince shares how UM shaped his path, in advance of headlining the Desautels Concert Hall’s inaugural show this fall

Nabil Iqbal stands in front of a body of water, his hands in his pockets, looking at the camera.

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

Huma Sharief sits crosslegged on the floor, leaning against the blank wall of her condo

Carving out Space

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

A child plays among coca leaves in the Pichari district, Ayacucho deparment, Peru.

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”

Willow reclines in a photograph in a collage-esque image.

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.

Gregory Lewis stands with his instrument case on a hazy street.

Minutiae of Music

March 30, 2022 — 
Alum Gregory Lewis on playing air violin at three, enrolling in university at 16, and working on his doctorate degree at Yale by 25.

Justin Lagan stands in a field at sunset in a bright floral shirt.

‘Recording our History’

October 26, 2021 — 
What do Elders have to say about climate change? Student and film buff Justin Langan finds out

Dalima Chhibber kicks a soccer ball in a monotone silhouette that goes through different colours.

Bend it Like Dalima

April 16, 2021 — 
Why this UM Bison soccer star Dalima Chhibber got mobbed at the mall

A black-and-white portrait of John Elizabeth Stintzi.

An Awakening

September 29, 2020 — 
Meet author John Stintzi and their journey into self that’s earning critical acclaim

Aandeg Muldrew sits cross-legged on top of a desk in front of a green chalkboard.

Head of the Class

November 4, 2019 — 
Meet Aandeg Muldrew, who, at 19, became UM’s youngest instructor.

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