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Driving Down Emissions

Rackham student Maxwell Woody measures how electric vehicles can reduce greenhouse gas emissions and slow climate change.

What Advice Would You Give Your First-Year Self?

We asked graduating students and recent alums to share what they wish they would have known when they started graduate study.

Congratulations, Rackham Graduates!

Watch the 2024 Rackham Graduate Exercises, recognizing the achievements of this year’s master’s and doctoral graduates.

Advancing DEI Education in Grad School

Rackham Ph.D. candidate Jarett Haley and Ph.D. student Amber Williams share insights into grad student experiences with DEI education and engagement opportunities.

Rackham 2024 Honors and Awards

Each year, Rackham is proud to honor exceptional student research and outstanding instructors and faculty mentors. Browse this year’s award recipients.

Nothing to Sneeze At: Forecasting Allergy Seasons Amid a Changing Climate

Pollen allergies affect nearly one third of the global population, and climate change is set to make it worse. Rackham student Yingxiao Zhang is developing a better way to forecast allergy season to help people better navigate its headaches.

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.

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Be Aware When Using External Professional and Research Development Services Vendors

Learn about issues to avoid with external vendors offering career, publishing, and research services–and discover how U-M can support your professional development.

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Announcing the 2024-2025 Rackham Predoctoral Fellowship Awards

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

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Announcing the 2024-2025 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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Ph.D. Student Katya Gozman in Popular Science Magazine

Gozman explains how scientists use color to visualize space.

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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