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Supporting Healthier Minds

Half of all graduate students experience psychological distress. Rackham students Sara Abelson and Janelle Goodwill are leveraging their expertise to help their peers across U-M.

A Campus in Winter

Whether falling on the Rackham Building or festooning the Law Quad, snow (at least for a little while) is one of winter’s charms. Take a minute to enjoy these pictures of wintertime on campus through the years.

Virtual Buildings, Real Emotions

Rackham architecture student Alaa Algargoosh uses virtual reality technology to recreate historic buildings and better understand the experience of being in them.

Teaching Self-Worth

Rackham and School of Education alumnus Muneer Khalid works to build better education in Ann Arbor schools.

Labor of Love

Rackham alumna and U-M Professor Ruth Zielinski promotes the benefits of midwifery and nursing in Michigan’s top-rated program and 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. We are hosting a faculty symposium with national leaders on February 7.

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Wed 22

First Year Graduate Student Experience Focus Groups Results Luncheon

Wednesday, January 22, 12:00 pm to 1:00 pm EST
Thu 23

Dance Around the World: Belly Dancing

Thursday, January 23, 7:00 pm to 9:00 pm EST
Fri 24

Rackham Doctoral Internships: Expanding Your Professional Horizons

Friday, January 24, 12:00 pm to 1:30 pm EST
Tue 28

Mental Health Task Force Coffee Hour

Tuesday, January 28, 9:30 am to 10:30 am EST
Fri 24

Rackham Doctoral Internships: Expanding Your Professional Horizons

Friday, January 24, 12:00 pm to 1:30 pm EST
Tue 28

Ph.D. Pathways: Converting CVs to Resumes

Tuesday, January 28, 12:00 pm to 1:30 pm EST
Wed 29

Restorative Practices and Graduate Well-Being

Wednesday, January 29, 12:00 pm to 1:30 pm EST
Thu 30
Thu 30

King Talks

Thursday, January 30, 6:00 pm to 8:00 pm EST
Thu 30

King Talks

Thursday, January 30, 6:00 pm to 8:00 pm EST
Feb 03

The Art of Uniting Through Story

Monday, February 3, 12:00 pm to 1:30 pm EST
Feb 05

Change It Up!

Wednesday, February 5, 12:00 pm to 1:30 pm EST
Feb 10

Demonstrating a Commitment to Diversity

Monday, February 10, 12:00 pm to 1:30 pm EST
Wed 22

First Year Graduate Student Experience Focus Groups Results Luncheon

Wednesday, January 22, 12:00 pm to 1:00 pm EST
Tue 28

Mental Health Task Force Coffee Hour

Tuesday, January 28, 9:30 am to 10:30 am EST
Wed 29

Restorative Practices and Graduate Well-Being

Wednesday, January 29, 12:00 pm to 1:30 pm EST
Feb 13

Rackham North: Active Attacker Preparedness Training

Thursday, February 13, 3:00 pm to 5:00 pm EST
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Feb 13

Rackham North: Active Attacker Preparedness Training

Thursday, February 13, 3:00 pm to 5:00 pm EST
Feb 20

Rackham North: Navigating Difficult Conversations

Thursday, February 20, 3:00 pm to 5:00 pm EST

Discover Rackham

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

Graduate students and faculty attend a Rackham Program in Public Scholarship workshop.

Article Highlights Rackham Public Engagement Program

An article announcing the U-M Center for Academic Innovation’s new Public Engagement Faculty Fellowship cited the public scholarship achievements of Rackham students and staff.

Dean Mike Solomon with graphic that says,

Open Mike: Mental Health Resources and Mental Health Task Force Town Hall for Graduate Students

Dear Rackham Students, I am writing this message of support as we approach the end of the fall term, which I know is an extremely busy time for you. Aside from papers, projects, and exams, many of you have had …

A hand holding a football helmet.

Rackham Student Tackles Racialized Language for ESPN

Linguistics student Kelly E. Wright comments on media coverage of the fight between NFL players Myles Garrett and Mason Rudolph.

Panelists address the gathered attendants during the Careers in Media & Film event.

Rackham Students Explore Film and Media Careers

Rackham students recently had the opportunity to talk with alumni and professionals in the film, television, and radio industries.

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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Master's Students

Postdoctoral Fellows