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To the Ends of the Earth

Through a Rackham International Research Award, biogeochemistry Ph.D. candidate Rebecca Dzombak is looking for insight into the future of Earth’s climate in the ancient soils of Iceland, Scotland, and the Faroe Islands.

Grass-Fed Fossils

2019 Barbour Scholar Bian Wang is uncovering the prehistoric ecology of the Great Plains through an unlikely source—fossilized teeth.

Anna K. Mapp Appointed Rackham Associate Dean for Academic Programs and Initiatives

As associate dean, Mapp will have responsibility for relationships with Rackham programs in the biological and health sciences.

It Takes a Village—and an Engineer

Rackham student Sebastian Ojeda leads a team of Michigan engineers in developing a water-treatment system for earthquake-ravaged Olmedo, Ecuador.

Fighting for Their Memory

With Alzheimer’s and other age-related neurodegenerative diseases on the rise, Barbour Scholar Elham Asghari Adib explores the cellular roots of these devastating ailments.

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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Kayaking with GRIN

Saturday, July 27, 10:00 am to 1:00 pm EDT
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Rackham North: Navigating Difficult Conversations

Thursday, August 15, 3:00 pm to 5:00 pm EDT
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Rackham Fall Welcome and Information Fair

Friday, August 30, 1:00 pm to 5:00 pm EDT
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GRIN Fall Welcome: Cental Campus

Wednesday, September 4, 5:00 pm to 7:00 pm EDT
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Rackham North: Navigating Difficult Conversations

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Sat 27

Kayaking with GRIN

Saturday, July 27, 10:00 am to 1:00 pm EDT
Aug 30

Rackham Fall Welcome and Information Fair

Friday, August 30, 1:00 pm to 5:00 pm EDT
Aug 15

Rackham North: Navigating Difficult Conversations

Thursday, August 15, 3:00 pm to 5:00 pm EDT

Discover Rackham

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

Announcing the 2019 Ma Scholars

Karl C.K. Ma made a $2.5 million gift to the Rackham Graduate School in 2017 to support students from Asia who wish to pursue careers in public service.

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Three Rackham Students Receive Precision Health Scholars Awards

These grants of up to $80,000 each support the innovative projects of early-career researchers.

Anna K. Mapp

Anna K. Mapp Appointed Rackham Associate Dean for Academic Programs and Initiatives

Mapp is a scholar of chemical biology with particular emphasis on gene transcription and multi-protein complexes.

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Five Rackham Students Awarded Prestigious Fellowships

Five Rackham students received prestigious international fellowships that will enable them to continue their studies abroad for much of the coming year.

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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