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Our Resolve to Confront Racism

In an open letter to the graduate student community, Rackham Dean Mike Solomon decries recent examples of racism and violence, and pledges Rackham’s commitment to diversity, equity, and inclusion.

Driving Toward Sustainability

The COVID-19 pandemic has seen great reductions in travel, a major source of the carbon emissions that drive climate change. Sustainable systems master’s student Nate Hua is working to help the university reduce its own travel impact in the future.

Going the Distance

Our recent Ph.D. graduates share their experiences with defending their dissertations remotely, and how they might advise future Ph.D. candidates to prepare for it.

Congratulations, Rackham Graduates!

View a page with the names of all of our 2020 graduates, in addition to messages from Dean Mike Solomon, fellow students, and others. Share your messages of congratulations using the hashtag #RackhamGrad!

Ahead of the Curve

Since March, Rackham biostatistics student Rupam Bhattacharyya has been working with a team of researchers to help population-dense India manage its response to the COVID-19 pandemic.

Caring for Those Who Serve Others

Ph.D. Candidate Sara Stein is working with a team to connect COVID-19 frontline workers with supports for their mental health.

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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Thu 04

Coffee Chats for Ph.D. Students: Transferable Skills

Thursday, June 4, 2:00 pm to 2:45 pm EDT
Wed 10

Coffee Chats for Ph.D. Students: Leveraging Your Network

Wednesday, June 10, 2:00 pm to 2:45 pm EDT
Thu 18

Coffee Chats for Ph.D. Students: Interviewing Tips and Strategies

Thursday, June 18, 11:00 am to 11:45 am EDT
Wed 24

Coffee Chats for Ph.D. Students: Are You LinkedIn?

Wednesday, June 24, 11:00 am to 11:45 am EDT
Thu 04

Coffee Chats for Ph.D. Students: Transferable Skills

Thursday, June 4, 2:00 pm to 2:45 pm EDT
Wed 10

Coffee Chats for Ph.D. Students: Leveraging Your Network

Wednesday, June 10, 2:00 pm to 2:45 pm EDT
Thu 18

Coffee Chats for Ph.D. Students: Interviewing Tips and Strategies

Thursday, June 18, 11:00 am to 11:45 am EDT
Wed 24

Coffee Chats for Ph.D. Students: Are You LinkedIn?

Wednesday, June 24, 11:00 am to 11:45 am EDT
Jul 06

Webinar: Filing Taxes for Graduate Students

Monday, July 6, 11:00 am to 12:30 pm EDT

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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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Open Mike: A Message of Support for International Students

Dean Solomon affirms Rackham’s commitment to our international student community in light of reports of possible further visa and travel restrictions.

Rackham Dean to Participate in Research Reengagement Town Hall

The town hall will address U-M’s approach to safely ramping up research and scholarship in accordance with public health guidance and state regulations.

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Rackham 2020 Honors and Awards

Each year, Rackham is proud to honor exceptional student research and outstanding instructors. Browse the awards below to learn more and see this year’s recipients.

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Every Year a Story

In addition to Earth Day, 2020 marks the 50th anniversary of the Ecology Center. Rackham English language and literature Ph.D. candidate Elizabeth Harlow is helping them commemorate the occasion through online storytelling.

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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