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Collaborative Curricula in Puerto Rico

Rackham students Kelsi Caywood and Elena Rosario offer their perspectives on co-creating curricula with public school teachers in Puerto Rico through an annual initiative with the University of Puerto Rico and the U-M Center for Latin American and Caribbean Studies.

Environmental Justice and DEI

Rackham alum Rebeca Villegas applies skills learned during Rackham’s Professional Development DEI Certificate Program to her work advancing environmental justice at the National Wildlife Federation.

Mentorship Matters: How To Get the Mentoring You Want

Two Rackham students, Samuel Kerk and Aya Halabi, and their faculty mentors share how they’ve fostered positive and productive mentorship experiences–and how Rackham’s mentorship workshops have helped.

Rethinking PVC Recycling

A ubiquitous, environmentally toxic modern plastic, PVC was once considered unrecyclable. New research from a U-M team, including Rackham alumna Sofia Camarero, has found a way to not only recycle it, but to turn its toxic components into useful products.

Rackham Announces 12-Month Funding for Ph.D. Students

Plan will take effect with the upcoming spring/summer term and bring Ph.D. student funding for the 2022–23 academic year to $36,084.

The Yemeni Refugee Crisis Through a Documentary Lens

Penny W. Stamps School of Art & Design M.F.A. alumnus and filmmaker Razi Jafri’s documentary raises awareness about the everyday struggles of refugees around the world.

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.

Two individuals review a document together at a recent SROP event at the Rackham Graduate School.

Kessler Scholars Gift Supports Summer Research Opportunities

The Kessler Scholars Collaborative, founded by U-M alumni Judy Kessler Wilpon and Fred Wilpon, has partnered with Rackham Graduate School to strengthen opportunities for first-generation students through U-M’s Summer Research Opportunity Program (SROP).

Overhead view of graduates walking in procession outside of the Rackham Building.

Access and Excellence in Graduate Education Following Supreme Court Decision

Dean Solomon reaffirms Rackham’s commitment to holistic admissions and the value of diversity, equity, and inclusion.

Catherine Sanok

Catherine Sanok Appointed Rackham Associate Dean for Academic Programs and Initiatives

A scholar of medieval English literary and religious culture, Sanok will lead Rackham programs and initiatives in the humanities and arts.

Rackham Public Scholarship Grants

Announcing the 2023 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.

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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