Select Page

Home » Discover Rackham » James Dau

James Dau

Faster, Stronger, Better

Developing new, more efficient batteries has become paramount if automotive and other industries want to move away from fossil fuels. Mechanical engineering Ph.D. student Changyu Deng is developing ways to speed up that process.

Home Away from Home

Graduate Rackham International past presidents Maria Mustafa and Yixuan Chen discuss the important role the organization plays in supporting international graduate students.

Copper, Labor, and Michigan’s Joan of Arc

The 1913 copper mine strike changed Michigan history forever, and the novel The Women of the Copper Country highlights the central role women played in the struggle. Comparative literature Ph.D. candidate Júlia Irion Martins prepared a statewide reader’s guide to help people understand their story.

What We Leave Behind

Rackham and art history alumnus John Hunter has pursued art around the world. Now, he’s making sure future generations have the resources they need to chase their own goals through higher education.

Net Zero Future

The U.S. has set the goal of net zero greenhouse gas emissions by 2050. As part of the leadership of the Oak Ridge National Laboratory, Barbour Scholarship alumna Xin Sun is playing a key role in helping it get there.