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The words 'The Big Idea' are overlaid on top of a book and an illustration of networked lines.

Express Yourself

October 26, 2021 — 
Meet two alumni—one 90 and one 21—who have something to say about aging with a bold voice, and using AI to detect disease way faster

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

A scrapbook-style collection of snippets from the alumni journal.

What’s in a Magazine?

October 26, 2021 — 
A look back at early iterations of our UM alumni publication

A bright pink image with an old newspaper article reading 'The New York Times, Friday, July 1, 1981 - Rare cancer seen in 41 homosexuals - outbreak occurs among men in New York and California - 8 died inside 2 years.'

‘Would I Live or Would I Die?’

October 26, 2021 — 
On the 40th anniversary of the HIV epidemic, L.A.-based Dahn Hiuni recalls those first mysterious cases

An illustration of a moon-base colony.

Home Sweet Home

October 26, 2021 — 
Why the moon has a whole bunch of potential to engineering student Sahar Azizkhani

The Churchill observatory.

UM Happenings

October 26, 2021 — 
Check out the latest: funding for Arctic oil spill research in Churchill, an enrolment first for medicine, and construction of a campus Concert Hall

Desiree Scott poses proudly and shows off the logo on her shirt.

What Everyone’s Talking About

October 26, 2021 — 
From a nail-biting Olympic win to the breakthrough that’s got the tech industry so excited

A photo of Michael Benarroch.

Happy Spring

April 16, 2021 — 
Michael Benarroch reminds us what we have to look forward to

John Kearsey.

Think big, be bold

April 16, 2021 — 
John Kearsey on finding the possibilities among the impossible

The U of M art barn, with graphic orange paint splatters on it.

It Happened Here

April 16, 2021 — 
Longing to be back together in UM spaces, we asked three alumni for their most meaningful campus memory

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