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Alumni Spotlights

Exploring Diversity in STEM

Diversity in STEM fields has been a challenge for decades. To better understand the dynamics involved, one Rackham alum looks at the experiences of those entering and engaged in STEM study.

Love and Robots

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.

A Scholar and a Trailblazer

Forty-two years passed between the first and second black men to earn a Ph.D. in physics. Edward Bouchet became the first, completing his doctoral degree at Yale University in 1876. The second was the University of Michigan’s own Elmer Imes in 1918. Now, 100 years...