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Our Political Environment

Earth and environmental sciences alum Professor Daniel Horton discusses the tools of climate-change research and his frustrations with the atmosphere surrounding it.

Youth, Race, and Media in the Digital Age

Rackham alum S. Craig Watkins explores young people’s engagement with media and technology, including how young creatives are using tech and social ingenuity to build a new innovation economy

Between Silence and Speech

Rackham English and education student Elizabeth Tacke explores the complex ways people communicate about disabilities and trauma.

Grass-Fed Fossils

2019 Barbour Scholar Bian Wang is uncovering the prehistoric ecology of the Great Plains through an unlikely source—fossilized teeth.

Anna K. Mapp Appointed Rackham Associate Dean for Academic Programs and Initiatives

As associate dean, Mapp will have responsibility for relationships with Rackham programs in the biological and health sciences.

Mission

The mission of Rackham Graduate School is to partner with University of Michigan graduate faculty and programs to advance excellence in graduate education, to cultivate a vibrant and diverse student community, and to impact the public good through the scholarship and discoveries of its students and degree recipients.

Applications for 2018-2019

Mon 26

Graduate Student Instructor (GSI) Teaching Orientation: Group A

Monday, August 26, 8:30 am to 12:30 pm EDT
Mon 26

Graduate Student Instructor (GSI) Teaching Orientation: Group B

Monday, August 26, 1:00 pm to 5:00 pm EDT
Tue 27

Graduate Student Instructor (GSI) Teaching Orientation

Tuesday, August 27, 8:15 am to 3:45 pm EDT
Fri 30

Rackham Fall Welcome and Information Fair

Friday, August 30, 1:00 pm to 5:00 pm EDT
Oct 11

Mentoring Plan Workshop

Friday, October 11, 10:30 am to 12:30 pm EDT
Nov 01

Mentoring Plan Workshop

Friday, November 1, 10:00 am to 12:00 pm EDT
Sep 10

Writing a Diversity Statement

Tuesday, September 10, 12:00 pm to 1:30 pm EDT
Sep 13

Entering, Engaging, and Exiting Communities

Friday, September 13, 12:00 pm to 1:30 pm EDT
Sep 24

Rackham Professional Development DEI Certificate Orientation

Tuesday, September 24, 12:00 pm to 1:30 pm EDT
Sep 26
Oct 02

Change It Up!

Wednesday, October 2, 12:00 pm to 1:30 pm EDT
Fri 30

Rackham Fall Welcome and Information Fair

Friday, August 30, 1:00 pm to 5:00 pm EDT
Sat 31

GRIN Picnic and Tubing

Saturday, August 31, 11:00 am to 4:00 pm EDT
Sep 12

Rackham North: Surviving Your First Semester

Thursday, September 12, 3:00 pm to 5:00 pm EDT
Sep 05

Rackham North: What Can Rackham Do For You?

Thursday, September 5, 3:00 pm to 5:00 pm EDT
Sep 12

Rackham North: Surviving Your First Semester

Thursday, September 12, 3:00 pm to 5:00 pm EDT
Sep 19

Rackham North: Communicating and Engaging Across Disciplines

Thursday, September 19, 3:00 pm to 5:00 pm EDT
Oct 17

Rackham North: Developing Collaborative Practices and Skills

Thursday, October 17, 3:00 pm to 5:00 pm EDT

Discover Rackham

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

Rackham Mental-Health Taskforce

Rackham Launches Task Force on Graduate-Student Mental Health

The task force will focus on identifying and implementing specific changes that can be made to better support graduate-student mental health at U-M.

Associate dean Valeria Bertacco (second from right) works with students in the AURA program in a small group.

Rackham Associate Dean Organizes Research Exchange Program for African Undergraduate Students

The AURA program gives undergraduate students from Ethiopia the opportunity to conduct summer research with U-M engineering faculty.

Rackham Building

Announcing the 2019 Ma Scholars

Karl C.K. Ma made a $2.5 million gift to the Rackham Graduate School in 2017 to support students from Asia who wish to pursue careers in public service.

Female and male scientists look at data on computer screens.

Three Rackham Students Receive Precision Health Scholars Awards

These grants of up to $80,000 each support the innovative projects of early-career researchers.

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.

Doctoral Students

Master's Students

Postdoctoral Fellows