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Football to an Advanced Degree

Rackham Alum George Hoey discusses his journey from Ann Arbor to the NFL and back again.

Three from U-M Receive Fulbright-Hays Doctoral Fellowships

The highly competitive fellowships are aimed at deepening knowledge of areas in the world not generally included in U.S. curricula.

Scrolling Through Time

U-M is home to the largest collection of ancient papyri in North America. Rackham Associate Dean Arthur Verhoogt discusses the archive and his book about it, which was recently honored with the University of Michigan Press Book Award.

An Update on Rackham’s Strategic Plan for Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion

Dean Mike Solomon shares updates on Rackham’s efforts to date and priorities for the year ahead.

Common Ground for an Uncommon Education

Rackham Graduate School partners at multiple levels with every school and college on campus to ensure the quality of graduate education, encourage innovation, and build a vibrant and diverse student community.

Applications for 2018-2019

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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.

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Getting to the Root of Bipolar Disorder

Bipolar disorder and other neurological diseases have not always been the primary focus of Andrew Nelson’s research; however, one thing has been constant since he first began a summer internship at the Mayo Clinic as a high school student—he wanted …

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Current and Former University Presidents Call for Changes in STEM Education

The U.S. system of graduate and postgraduate education in science, technology, engineering and mathematics has been the gold standard for the rest of the world for decades. However, the current STEM education system has failed to change with the times …

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Learning About “Life in Israel” from Thai Migrant Farmworkers

Cheewit nay Israel (“Life in Israel” in Thai) is a web series produced by Israeli workers’ rights organization Kav La’oved, Louiz Green of GLV Productions, and myself, for the benefit of farmworkers from Thailand who are working in Israel. These …

Students gathered near the Rackham Building

A Message from Dean Mike Solomon About Issues Surrounding Letters of Recommendation

Dear Rackham students, Recent events on campus have raised important questions for our community about the role of personal and political beliefs in decisions by instructors on whether to offer recommendation letters for students. I am writing to acknowledge the …

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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