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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.

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

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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 …

Panel Photo, Cecelia Morales speaking Caption: Cecelia Morales, Ph.D. Candidate in English Language and Literature, along with six other Rackham students, presented a brief summary of her research to panel’s attendees.

Rackham Alumni Look Forward to the Future of Graduate Education

In early October, alumni, donors, and friends of the Rackham Graduate School gathered for this year’s graduate student panel discussion. Titled, “Graduate Research in the Third Century,” the panel included Ph.D. candidates and postdoctoral fellows from a variety of backgrounds …

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