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Frosty Reception

There’s no mistaking when it’s cold outside, but how our bodies know that has been an open question. Molecular and integrative physiology Ph.D. student Elizabeth Ronan is working to understand where that chilly feeling comes from.

Big Fish Story

Asian carp are poised to enter Lake Michigan, but to what extent is a matter of debate. Rackham alumnus Peter Alsip’s research sheds light on the watery invaders’ potential whereabouts.

Supporting Healthier Minds

Half of all graduate students experience psychological distress. Rackham students Sara Abelson and Janelle Goodwill are leveraging their public health and social work expertise to help their fellow peers across U-M.

Among the Laureates

The 2019 Nobel Prizes were recently announced. This summer, Rackham physics student Grace Chesmore joined past winners and a select group of students from around the world at the annual Lindau Nobel Laureate Meeting.

Charging Ahead

Wireless charging is already taking hold. But imagine charging your home appliances or even your car without a single wire. Rackham electrical engineering student Xin Zan is working to make that—and more—a reality.