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Jaeden King
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Language keeper

Jaeden King wants to preserve the Ojibwe language by bringing it to schools in her community.

Joe Krohn sitting outside in front of a U of M campus building
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An imperfect journey

From hotel general manager to licensed alcohol and drug counselor, this nontraditional student is seeking more of himself for the benefit of others.

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The art of storytelling in medicine

Anthony Williams is a physician whose moving stories of race and marginalized communities in healthcare demonstrate the power of the arts in medicine.

Adrian Davis with grand piano in background
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Let's sing!

Adrian Davis is a music educator who brought back the University of Minnesota Gospel Choir and with it, a powerful message of peace and joy.

Yusra Hassan in front of Coffman Union
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Finding her place

Yusra Hassan is a first-generation student preparing for a career where she’ll have the skills to advocate for those who cannot advocate for themselves.

The four subjects of the 2024 edition of Where it Starts series
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Where it starts

Lives and identities are shaped by decades and centuries. They can be forever altered in minutes or seconds. For the individuals and communities who continue to make Black history at the University of Minnesota and beyond, change starts wherever the powers of creativity, vision, and joy meet.

Efrain Torres
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Making MRIs accessible to all

Efraín Torres, a first-generation college student and innovator, is pursuing research that will make a difference in people’s lives.