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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.

A Closer Look at Crime

Alum Chris Palenik combines high-powered microscopes and his U-M research background to help solve criminal cases.

Welcome to the New Academic Year

Dean Mike Solomon discusses Rackham’s strategic plan for DEI, a new position designed around career advancement, and more.

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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23
12:00 pm
| Munger Graduate Residences
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24
4:00 pm
| Assembly Hall, 4th Floor, Rackham Building
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25
10:30 am
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25
12:00 pm
| West Conference Room, 4th Floor, Rackham Building
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25
12:00 pm
| West Conference Room, 4th Floor, Rackham Building
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08
3:00 pm
| 1180 Duderstadt Center, North Campus
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30
10:30 am
| Rackham Building
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24
4:00 pm
| Assembly Hall, 4th Floor, Rackham Building
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29
3:30 pm
| West Conference Room, 4th Floor, Rackham Building
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02
12:00 pm
| Common Room, Lower Level, Rackham Building
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26
10:00 am
| Earl Lewis Room, 3rd Floor, Rackham Building
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06
5:00 pm
| Assembly Hall, 4th Floor, Rackham Building
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08
2:00 pm
| Common Room, Lower Level, Rackham Building
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14
12:00 pm
| Assembly Hall, 4th Floor, Rackham Building
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25
3:00 pm
| East Room, Pierpont Commons, North Campus
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01
3:30 pm
| 1180 Duderstadt Center, North Campus
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08
3:00 pm
| 1180 Duderstadt Center, North Campus
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15
3:00 pm
| East Room, Pierpont Commons, North Campus

Discover Rackham

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

Expanding Partnerships with Minority Serving Institutions

On September 25, Rackham Graduate School, the National Center for Institutional Diversity, the National Forum on Higher Education for the Public Good, and the Kellogg Foundation sponsored the U-M/Minority Serving Institutions (MSI) Disciplinary Hub Planning Meeting, including programs from the …

The Fourth Pillar of Graduate School

When entering my education and psychology Ph.D. program, I was told to prepare for the three pillars of graduate study: research, teaching, and classes. These three activities would constitute my job, and thus the majority of my time, for the …

Survey Sheds Light on Doctoral Student Experience

Rackham Graduate School is pleased to share results from the first year of the Michigan Doctoral Experience Study.

Margaret Hedstrom to Serve as Interim Director of Museum Studies Program

Professor Margaret Hedstrom has agreed to serve in the role of interim director for the Museum Studies Program through July 31, 2019. Hedstrom is the Robert M. Warner Collegiate Professor of Information in the School of Information, and she is …

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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Rackham Alumni in Our Global Network

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Percentage of Doctoral Students Who Receive U-M Funding