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Three from U-M Receive Fulbright-Hays Doctoral Fellowships

The highly competitive fellowships are aimed at deepening knowledge of areas in the world not generally included in U.S. curricula.

Scrolling Through Time

U-M is home to the largest collection of ancient papyri in North America. Rackham Associate Dean Arthur Verhoogt discusses the archive and his book about it, which was recently honored with the University of Michigan Press Book Award.

An Update on Rackham’s Strategic Plan for Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion

Dean Mike Solomon shares updates on Rackham’s efforts to date and priorities for the year ahead.

A Closer Look at Crime

Alum Chris Palenik combines high-powered microscopes and his U-M research background to help solve criminal cases.

Welcome to the New Academic Year

Dean Mike Solomon discusses Rackham’s strategic plan for DEI, a new position designed around career advancement, and more.

Common Ground for an Uncommon Education

Rackham Graduate School partners at multiple levels with every school and college on campus to ensure the quality of graduate education, encourage innovation, and build a vibrant and diverse student community.

Applications for 2018-2019

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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.

Collage of Rackham Public Scholarship Fellows

The Art of World-Making: What #WeArePublicScholars Means for Graduate Education

We are alive in amazing times. Times in which the lives we live are demanding more from our academic training. Where the intense political upheaval and social strife of our daily lives invite us to critically apply our knowledge and …

University of Michigan Rackhham Graduate School story

Learning About “Life in Israel” from Thai Migrant Farmworkers

Cheewit nay Israel (“Life in Israel” in Thai) is a web series produced by Israeli workers’ rights organization Kav La’oved, Louiz Green of GLV Productions, and myself, for the benefit of farmworkers from Thailand who are working in Israel. These …

Students gathered near the Rackham Building

A Message from Dean Mike Solomon About Issues Surrounding Letters of Recommendation

Dear Rackham students, Recent events on campus have raised important questions for our community about the role of personal and political beliefs in decisions by instructors on whether to offer recommendation letters for students. I am writing to acknowledge the …

Open Mike: Elect to Make Your Voice Heard

At Rackham, the freedom to voice your opinion and engage in intellectual exchange is the cornerstone of our academic mission. In the United States, the right to make your voice heard by voting is just as fundamental to our democratic …

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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Rackham Alumni in Our Global Network

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Percentage of Doctoral Students Who Receive U-M Funding

Rackham Graduate School will be closed for the Thanksgiving holiday at 5:00 p.m. on Wednesday, November 21. We will return at 8:00 a.m. on Monday, November 26. During the holiday, there will be no processing of application materials and no updates to your Wolverine Access account. After we reopen, there will be a delay in processing application materials. Thank you for your patience as we process the high volume of materials.