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A Culture of Sustainability

In 2019, U-M launched a commission to help it achieve carbon neutrality. Rackham nursing graduate Megan Czerwinski used her expertise in sustainability and health education to help members of the U-M community understand the stakes and learn how they can contribute.

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.

A Sense of Place

It often conjures images of farms or forests, but what does it really mean for a place to be “rural”? Rackham student Surabhi Balachander is looking for a new definition that reflects people’s lived experiences.

Caregivers and Alzheimer's Hidden Toll

New research led by Rackham nursing student Melissa Harris shows older adults caring for a partner with Alzheimer’s disease face long-term risks to their emotional health.

Graduate Student Mental Health Task Force Releases First Year Report

The task force summarizes its first year’s findings and calls on Rackham and U-M graduate programs to prioritize graduate student mental health and well-being alongside academic success.

Speaking Their Legacy

Over a century ago, groups of Afrikaans-speaking Boer settlers left war-torn South Africa for Argentina. Today, their descendants speak a unique blend of Afrikaans and Spanish, and a team of U-M researchers is working to document it before it disappears.

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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Mon 25

Sweetland Write-Together

Monday, January 25, 9:00 am to 12:00 pm EST
Mon 25

Rackham Doctoral Internships: Expanding Your Professional Horizons

Monday, January 25, 12:00 pm to 1:30 pm EST
Mon 25

Rackham Resolution Office: Virtual Office Hours

Monday, January 25, 2:00 pm to 3:00 pm EST
Tue 26

Gear Your Career – LinkedIn Interactive Session

Tuesday, January 26, 4:00 pm to 4:30 pm EST
Mon 25

Sweetland Write-Together

Monday, January 25, 9:00 am to 12:00 pm EST
Mon 25

Rackham Doctoral Internships: Expanding Your Professional Horizons

Monday, January 25, 12:00 pm to 1:30 pm EST
Tue 26

Gear Your Career – LinkedIn Interactive Session

Tuesday, January 26, 4:00 pm to 4:30 pm EST
Fri 29

Personal Statements in STEM: Workshop on Crafting Your Own Narrative

Friday, January 29, 10:00 am to 11:30 am EST
Fri 29

Gear Your Career – LinkedIn Interactive Session

Friday, January 29, 12:00 pm to 12:30 pm EST
Thu 28

Anti-Racist Community Engagement Workshop

Thursday, January 28, 12:00 pm to 1:30 pm EST
Thu 28

King Talks

Thursday, January 28, 6:00 pm to 7:00 pm EST
Feb 05

The Case, the Space, and the Pace for Leading Inclusively

Friday, February 5, 12:00 pm to 1:30 pm EST
Feb 08

Rackham North: Assessing Organizational Culture Through a DEI Lens

Monday, February 8, 3:00 pm to 4:30 pm EST
Mon 25

Rackham Resolution Office: Virtual Office Hours

Monday, January 25, 2:00 pm to 3:00 pm EST
Wed 27

Rackham Resolution Office: Virtual Office Hours

Wednesday, January 27, 2:00 pm to 3:00 pm EST
Thu 28

Anti-Racist Community Engagement Workshop

Thursday, January 28, 12:00 pm to 1:30 pm EST
Fri 29

Rackham Resolution Office: Virtual Office Hours

Friday, January 29, 2:00 pm to 3:00 pm EST
Feb 08

Rackham North: Assessing Organizational Culture Through a DEI Lens

Monday, February 8, 3:00 pm to 4:30 pm EST
Feb 16

Rackham North: Diversity in STEM

Tuesday, February 16, 9:00 am to 10:30 am EST
Mar 03

Rackham North: Developing Collaborative Practices and Skills

Wednesday, March 3, 12:00 pm to 1:00 pm EST

Discover Rackham

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

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Rackham Releases Report on Graduate Student Experiences with Disability Accommodations

The report calls on Rackham and U-M graduate programs to better support graduate students who request disability accommodations.

The Rackham Building in snow.

Rackham Dean and Graduate Student Named to U-M Public Safety Task Force

The task force will assess the work of the U-M Division of Public Safety and Security and make recommendations for improvements.

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Susan ‘Scotti’ Parrish Named Chair of the Michigan Society of Fellows

Parrish is known for her scholarship on the intersections of race, environment, and knowledge-making in the Anglophone Atlantic world.

Faculty Allies and Student Ally Diversity Grants

Faculty Allies and Student Ally Diversity Grants Open for Applications

Applications are open to all U-M graduate programs for 2021-2022 Rackham Faculty Allies and Student Ally Diversity Grants.

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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