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The Costs of an All-American Smile

Rackham doctoral candidate Lucy Smith researches the transatlantic tooth trade, George Washington’s dentures, and their impacts on access to dental care in the U.S. today.

Internship Connections: Visualizing Change

School of Information Ph.D. candidate Elsie Lee-Robbins leveraged her data visualization expertise to create positive change with the Ecology Center, supported by the Rackham Doctoral Intern Fellowship Program.

Driving Down Emissions

Rackham student Maxwell Woody measures how electric vehicles can reduce greenhouse gas emissions and slow climate change.

What Advice Would You Give Your First-Year Self?

We asked graduating students and recent alums to share what they wish they would have known when they started graduate study.

Congratulations, Rackham Graduates!

Watch the 2024 Rackham Graduate Exercises, recognizing the achievements of this year’s master’s and doctoral graduates.

Rackham’s Strategic Vision for Graduate Education

Rackham is leading a charge to reenvision graduate education at U-M in a way that is student centered and faculty led, and that emphasizes a holistic view of graduate training.

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Discover Rackham

Stories, blog posts, and more illuminating the experiences of graduate life and highlighting the impact of our students’ critical research.

Rackham Public Scholarship Grants

Announcing the 2024 Rackham Public Scholarship Grants

The Rackham Program in Public Scholarship supports publicly engaged scholarship through mutually beneficial projects created between Rackham students and community partners.

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Five Tips for Self-Compassion

Elizabeth Rohr, Rackham’s Well-Being Advocate, was featured on the Break Away Leadership Podcast, produced by U-M’s Leadership Collaborative.

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Be Aware When Using External Professional and Research Development Services Vendors

Learn about issues to avoid with external vendors offering career, publishing, and research services–and discover how U-M can support your professional development.

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Announcing the 2024-2025 Rackham Predoctoral Fellowship Awards

The Rackham Predoctoral Fellowship supports outstanding doctoral candidates working on dissertations that are unusually creative, ambitious and impactful.

Rackham by the Numbers

Browse statistics and interactive visualizations of the activity and culture of our graduate programs, including data on enrollment, funding, completion rates, and placement.

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