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The Straits Times (October 2018) – No mountain high enough, featuring alumni Dr. Kumaran Rasappan (MIR 8) conferred The Singapore Youth Award (full article here).


The Straits Times (October 2017) – No peak is too far for young Singaporeans, featuring the first MIR Kazakhstan trip to climb Ong Teng Cheong Peak (4,743m) and Ong Siew May Peak (4,451m) as part of MIR 17 (full article here).


The Straits Times (August 2017) – Woman with a conquering attitude, featuring MIR alumni Nur Yusrina Ya’akob (MIR 6) as the first Singaporean Malay woman to summit Mt. Everest (full article here).


TODAY (June 2017) – Near-death experience made her Everest climb ‘more memorable’, featuring MIR alumni Nur Yusrina Ya’akob (MIR 6) as the first Singaporean Malay woman to summit Mt. Everest (full article here).


TODAY (June 2017) – Singaporean doctor out to scale two of world’s tallest mountains for charity, featuring alumni Dr. Kumaran Rasappan (MIR 8) in his bid for K2 and Makalu, after his successful Everest summit (full article here).


TODAY (November 2016) – Teamwork – the Everest way, featuring the Singapore Women Everest Team (SWET), including MIR alumni Jane Lee and Sim Yi Hui (MIR 3) (full article here).


The Straits Times (October 2016) – A life saved, a favour returned, featuring MIR alumni Nigel Kow (MIR 14) and the inception of his NGO, Manaslu Foundation (full article here).


NUS News (February 2015) – Touching hearts and minds, featuring MIR 14’s Make Love Real fundraising event (full article here).


AsiaOne (March 2014) – Motivated by badly taken photos, featuring MIR alumni and member of NUS Centennial Everest team Stefen Chow (MIR 1) (full article here).


NUS Libraries (April 2012) – Make It Real: NUS Mountaineering, featuring a message by Samie Vu, Han En Chou and Nicholas Chee, on behalf of MIR 11 (full article here).


SMA News (February 2010) – Medicine on greater heights, written by MIR alumni Dr. Kumaran Rasappan (MIR 8) (full article here).


Red Sports (August 2008) – 5 NUS students summit 5,293m-high Mt. Shithidar, featuring MIR 8 (full article here).

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