Alumna and MacArthur Fellow Shannon Lee Dawdy is collaborating with a documentary filmmaker to explore recent changes in how Americans approach the topic of death.
As part of a broader, campus-wide strategy of complementary efforts, Rackham will offer two related funding opportunities through the MSI Outreach and Collaboration Grant competition. These grants seek to increase access of diverse students from MSIs to U-M.
Just in time for Valentine’s Day, we look at the research of alum Sven Nyholm, whose work includes exploring the possibilities and ethics of robot romance.
Ph.D. student Jallicia Jolly explores why, despite biomedical developments that aim to reduce the spread of HIV transmission, the pandemic continues to disproportionately impact the poorest and socioeconomically disadvantaged sectors of our population.
Brahim Medjahed joins Rackham Graduate School as an associate dean for academic programs and initiatives, overseeing the implementation of the first Rackham Ph.D. programs at the University of Michigan-Dearborn.
Last year, we marked the 80th anniversary of the opening of the Rackham Building. Around that time, I came across a book that was put together nearly as long ago to outline the diverse endeavors made possible by the Horace H. Rackham and Mary...
Sociology Ph.D. student Aunrika Tucker-Shabazz explores the unseen costs of discrimination in the way black girls are punished in public schools.
Epidemiology Ph.D. candidate Hannah Segaloff is aiming to develop a better understanding of predictors for influenza and to assess the effectiveness of vaccines.
Clinical psychology Ph.D. candidate Erica Schulte looks into not only the underlying mechanisms that are similar between eating-related problems and addiction, but also the types of foods that might be especially rewarding or addictive.
Rackham professional development and academic development program manager Deborah S. Willis gives advice on how to incorporate coaching conversations into your graduate school or postdoctoral experience.