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Faster, Stronger, Better

Developing new, more efficient batteries has become paramount if automotive and other industries want to move away from fossil fuels. Mechanical engineering Ph.D. student Changyu Deng is developing ways to speed up that process.

Pursuing the Future of Graduate Education

Learn more about the initiatives featured at our fourth annual State of the Graduate School event: graduate student mental health and well-being, mentoring plans in doctoral education, the Rackham Doctoral Intern Fellowship Program, and holistic admissions practices.

Shifting Perspectives: Racial Justice and Social Media

Two Rackham students, Casidy Campbell and Jessica Roden, explore new possibilities for advancing racial justice online and offline.

Home Away from Home

Graduate Rackham International past presidents Maria Mustafa and Yixuan Chen discuss the important role the organization plays in supporting international graduate students.

Rackham Welcomes David Sept as Associate Dean

Sept is a renowned researcher of the molecular details that underlie cellular structure and function.

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.

Dean Mike Solomon speaks at a lecturn

Pursuing the Future of Graduate Education

Remarks by Dean Mike Solomon at the Fourth Annual State of the Graduate School event.

A crowd gathered in front of a confederate statue. A man holds a hand painted sign, filled with colorful flowers and the words Black Lives Matter.

Shifting Perspectives: Racial Justice and Social Media

Two Rackham students, Casidy Campbell and Jessica Roden, explore new possibilities for advancing racial justice online and offline.

GRIN members standing next to Jack o'Lanterns.

Home Away from Home

Graduate Rackham International past presidents Maria Mustafa and Yixuan Chen discuss the important role the organization plays in supporting international graduate students.

David Sept

Rackham Welcomes David Sept as Associate Dean

Sept is a renowned researcher of the molecular details that underlie cellular structure and function.

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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