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Aria Olson, ’20

Gala Girl

Aria Olson, ’20, is the new Anna Wintour of virtual fashion, having created the first digital Met Gala.

VICTOR C. VAUGHAN, MS1875, PHD1876, MD1878, HLLD1900

Can You Guess That Grad?

Along with his contributions to medicine and medical testing, what physician, who served as dean of the U-M Medical School for 30 years, contributed to the battle against the 1918 flu pandemic?

Aria Olson, ’20

Gala Girl

Aria Olson, ’20, is the new Anna Wintour of virtual fashion, having created the first digital Met Gala.

VICTOR C. VAUGHAN, MS1875, PHD1876, MD1878, HLLD1900

Can You Guess That Grad?

Along with his contributions to medicine and medical testing, what physician, who served as dean of the U-M Medical School for 30 years, contributed to the battle against the 1918 flu pandemic?

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1918 Pandemic Feature

U-M’s Pandemic Past

As World War I was coming to a close in the fall of 1918, the country faced another challenge: a worldwide flu pandemic. U-M was not immune to the pandemic’s effects, which have a striking similarity to those of today’s coronavirus pandemic.

Bin Zhao (left) and Chuanwu Xi are two members of the U-M Association of Chinese Professors, which collected donations of personal protective equipment for Michigan Medicine and other area health care facilities.

Alumni in Action

With the onset of the COVID-19 pandemic, many U-M alumni around the world wanted to do something. So many stepped up to deliver comfort, calm, and cheer.

1918 Pandemic Feature

U-M’s Pandemic Past

As World War I was coming to a close in the fall of 1918, the country faced another challenge: a worldwide flu pandemic. U-M was not immune to the pandemic’s effects, which have a striking similarity to those of today’s coronavirus pandemic.

Bin Zhao (left) and Chuanwu Xi are two members of the U-M Association of Chinese Professors, which collected donations of personal protective equipment for Michigan Medicine and other area health care facilities.

Alumni in Action

With the onset of the COVID-19 pandemic, many U-M alumni around the world wanted to do something. So many stepped up to deliver comfort, calm, and cheer.