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Frosty Reception

There’s no mistaking when it’s cold outside, but how our bodies know that has been an open question. Molecular and integrative physiology Ph.D. student Elizabeth Ronan is working to understand where that chilly feeling comes from.

Rackham Hosts National Symposium to Reimagine Graduate Education

Leaders from top universities, foundations, and research organizations convened at Rackham to exchange ideas on the future of the graduate student experience.

Big Fish Story

Asian carp are poised to enter Lake Michigan, but to what extent is a matter of debate. Rackham alumnus Peter Alsip’s research sheds light on the watery invaders’ potential whereabouts.

Rackham Welcomes Lutgarde Raskin as Associate Dean

Raskin is a pioneer in the microbial ecology of engineered water systems, with a focus on both safe drinking water and resource recovery from waste streams.

Supporting Healthier Minds

Half of all graduate students experience psychological distress. Rackham students Sara Abelson and Janelle Goodwill are leveraging their expertise to help their peers across U-M.

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.

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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Social Justice and the Power of Oppression

Friday, February 21, 2:00 pm to 4:00 pm EST
Mon 24

Write-Together

Monday, February 24, 9:00 am to 12:00 pm EST
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Identifying Your Transferable Skills Workshop

Tuesday, February 25, 4:00 pm to 5:30 pm EST
Thu 27

Rackham North: Racial Microaggressions

Thursday, February 27, 3:00 pm to 5:00 pm EST
Fri 21

Social Justice and the Power of Oppression

Friday, February 21, 2:00 pm to 4:00 pm EST
Mon 24

Write-Together

Monday, February 24, 9:00 am to 12:00 pm EST
Mon 24
Tue 25

Identifying Your Transferable Skills Workshop

Tuesday, February 25, 4:00 pm to 5:30 pm EST
Thu 27

Rackham North: Racial Microaggressions

Thursday, February 27, 3:00 pm to 5:00 pm EST
Fri 21

Social Justice and the Power of Oppression

Friday, February 21, 2:00 pm to 4:00 pm EST
Mon 24
Thu 27

Rackham North: Racial Microaggressions

Thursday, February 27, 3:00 pm to 5:00 pm EST
Mar 11

Food Grown by Students for Students: Trip to Campus Farm

Wednesday, March 11, 2:30 pm to 5:30 pm EDT
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Mar 12

Rackham North: Investing Fundamentals

Thursday, March 12, 3:00 pm to 5:00 pm EDT
Apr 09
Thu 27

Rackham North: Racial Microaggressions

Thursday, February 27, 3:00 pm to 5:00 pm EST
Mar 12

Rackham North: Investing Fundamentals

Thursday, March 12, 3:00 pm to 5:00 pm EDT
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Apr 16

Rackham North: Designing Your Curriculum Vitae

Thursday, April 16, 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 Dean Mike Solomon holds a microphone and addresses people seated at tables in the Michigan League Ballroom.

Rackham Candidacy Ceremony Celebrates Important Doctoral Milestone

One hundred seven students were accompanied by friends, family, and faculty at this winter’s ceremony.

Themes of Rackham Mental Health Task Force Emerge

Mentoring, department culture, student training, and access to care will all take central places in the task force’s work.

Dean Mike Solomon with graphic that says,

Open Mike: Information and Resources in Light of Coronavirus and Travel Policy

Dean Solomon addresses the COVID-19 virus epidemic, and the recent expansion of federal, country-based travel and immigration restrictions.

People wearing face masks in an airport.

U-M Information About Novel Coronavirus

While the immediate health risk to the general public in the United States is considered low, U-M is closely monitoring an outbreak of novel coronavirus first detected in China.

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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