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This Giving Blueday, Support Graduate Students at U-M

Giving Blueday is Wednesday, March 13, but those who want to support Rackham students can make a gift early! Your support enables us to remain at the forefront of graduate education with world-class programs, faculty, and student-led research.

Creating Home, for and with Each Other

Rackham Ph.D. candidate Irene Routté’s public scholarship focuses on how refugee-run organizations and youth councils foster a sense of home for Congolese newcomers to Grand Rapids, Michigan.

Adapting Crops for People and the Planet

Rackham Ph.D. candidate Etienne Herrick-Sutton works with Great Lakes region farmers to identify strategies for improving the environmental and economic outcomes of cover cropping.

Lessons in Cooperation

Rackham Ph.D. candidate Rebecca Wai studies relationships between refugee communities and farmers in Uganda.

The Cost of a Mango in January

Alexa White, a Ph.D. candidate in the Department of Ecology and Evolutionary Biology, investigates sustainable agriculture and has earned recognition for her wider efforts in support of environmental justice.

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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Mark Moldwin to Lead New Office of Postdoctoral Affairs

A space physicist and engineer, Moldwin will collaborate across U-M’s three campuses to provide support and infrastructure for postdoctoral fellows.

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The Cost of a Mango in January

Alexa White, a Ph.D. candidate in the Department of Ecology and Evolutionary Biology, investigates sustainable agriculture and has earned recognition for her wider efforts in support of environmental justice.

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How We Make Artificial Intelligence Safer

Artificial intelligence is rapidly being implemented across a wide range of industries, but it still has many vulnerabilities that leave it open to attack. Rackham computer and information science Ph.D. student Abderrahmen Amich is developing new lines of defense.

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Narrating Nubia

Rackham student Anawar Mahagoub Ali Mohamed’s journey to understand the pyramids in his own backyard and his village’s place in the ancient Kingdom of Kush.

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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