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Alumni news and profiles

Wondering what the alumni from Umeå University are doing? Read the latest on some of our former graduates.

Umeå alumnus receives alternative Nobel Prize for research on blind dates

How do you really know if your date is interested in you? Daniel Lindh's research on attraction was awarded.

Student visions of mobility shown at Guggenheim

Four grad projects from Umeå Institute of Design are shown at the Guggenheim Museum in Bilbao.

Alumna on TIME's top 100 most influential people

Adi Utarini is recognized for her fight against Dengue fever.

Business school alumnus new CEO of Inter IKEA Group

Jon Abrahamsson Ring, USBE alumnus, named CEO at group that controls the IKEA furniture brand.

"Sustainability requires systems thinking"

For many years, H&M's new CEO Helena Helmersson has been on a mission to turn them into a sustainable company.

Ready to take on environmental and globalisation issues

Dohee Kim left Sweden as an independent entrepreneur.

Alumnus Moyukh Chowdhury – One of the new voices of Global Health

After a Master’s degree in Public Health Moyukh Chowdhury from Bangladesh decided to stay in Sweden.

Javier Jo is Global Swede of 2020

Born and raised in Guatemala. After studies and work in China, USA, Switzerland and Dubai, he then chose Umeå.

The Industrial Doctoral School gave new perspectives

What happened to physician Steven Shen after graduating from the Industrial Doctoral School?

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