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Rackham Alums Come Back to School

Niloufar Emami, Ph.D. Candidate in Architecture engaged the alumni audience with discussion regarding her research. A group of graduate alumni recently returned to campus to connect with current graduate students. From mechanical engineering to history to...

Student Spotlight: Babe Kawaii-Bogue

It took Babe three tries to get into Michigan. Along the way, she went to Columbia for her Master’s degree to raise her GPA and obtain further research experience. Babe received other Ph.D. program offers during the years she applied to graduate schools, but says she...

Student Spotlight: Geoff Lorenz

While many of us shy away from what can seem the seedy world of political lobbying – especially in a heated presidential election year – Geoff has decided to write a dissertation about it. He studies what makes lobbying effective in the U.S. Congress, approaching from...

Alumni Spotlight: Diana Troik

When Diana Troik finished her doctorate at Michigan in the early ‘70s, the job market had disappeared. “It impacted a lot of people at that time. I taught part-time for a year or two but I had been living in Los Angeles and really enjoyed it there. There were a lot of...

Student Spotlight: Josh Wondra

Josh admits, “Applying to graduate school, I didn’t know what I was doing.” He applied big, contrary to the some misguided advice from his undergraduate professors. U-M was on the list because a faculty member talked about U-M as THE place for psychology. He explains,...