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Time Travel with Typewriters

With support from the Rackham Program in Public Scholarship, Rackham alumna Meghan Forbes created a program that uses a retro strategy to encourage children to write: giving them access to typewriters.

Juneteenth Symposium: Celebrating Black Joy, Hope, and Healing

A partnership between U-M and the Ann Arbor branch of the NAACP, U-M’s inaugural Juneteenth Symposium hopes to bring together the U-M and Ann Arbor communities virtually to celebrate and recognize the liberation of all Black people from slavery and seeks to collaborate, enrich, and empower the community in a longstanding annual tradition to promote Black liberation and excellence.

Rackham Program Leads Make Case for Doctoral Internships

In a new article, Rackham program leads argue the far-reaching benefits of doctoral internships and how to talk about them with faculty advisors.

Mining the Past

With support from the Rackham Program in Public Scholarship, anthropology alumnus Colin Quinn helped start a program that connects a Romanian community with its mining heritage.

Unequal Treatment

New research led by Rackham public health Ph.D. student Delvon Mattingly shows Black COVID-19 patients in Michigan have nearly double the number of hospital stays and worse experiences with testing and care than their white counterparts.

Boosting the Signal

Tribal radio stations are important sources of healthcare information in Native American communities. With support from the Rackham Program in Public Scholarship and Rackham summer research funding, Ph.D. alumna Jana Wilbricht studied this crucial role, and helped two stations better reach their audiences.

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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Mentoring Across Differences

Thursday, June 24, 10:00 am to 11:30 am EDT
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Inclusive Leadership

Tuesday, June 29, 10:00 am to 11:30 am EDT
Jul 01

Inclusive Leadership Roundtable

Thursday, July 1, 10:00 am to 11:30 am EDT
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Coffee Chats for Graduate Students: Creating a Compelling Resume

Thursday, July 8, 2:00 pm to 2:45 pm EDT
Jul 08

Coffee Chats for Graduate Students: Creating a Compelling Resume

Thursday, July 8, 2:00 pm to 2:45 pm EDT
Thu 24

Mentoring Across Differences

Thursday, June 24, 10:00 am to 11:30 am EDT
Tue 29

Inclusive Leadership

Tuesday, June 29, 10:00 am to 11:30 am EDT
Jul 01

Inclusive Leadership Roundtable

Thursday, July 1, 10:00 am to 11:30 am EDT

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

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Anti-Racism Collaborative Awards Graduate Student Summer Research Grants

The grants aim to support engagement in research projects focused on racial inequality, racial equity, and racial justice while advancing graduate student progress toward degree.

Barbour Scholars 2021-2022

Announcing the 2021-2022 Barbour Scholars

Established more than a century ago by Regent Levi Barbour, the prestigious Barbour Scholarship funds exceptional women from Asia and the Middle East as they pursue their graduate education at the University of Michigan.

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Open Mike: The Ongoing Crisis of COVID-19

Dean Solomon responds to how global surges in COVID-19 are impacting members of the Rackham community.

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Announcing the 2021-2022 Rackham Predoctoral Fellowship Awards

The Rackham Predoctoral Fellowship supports outstanding doctoral candidates working on dissertations that are unusually creative, ambitious and impactful.

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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