In a new study, Ecology and Evolutionary Biology Ph.D. alumnus Michael Grundler found evidence that snake species rapidly diversified in the wake of the extinction of the dinosaurs using secrets locked in the species’ genome.
With support from the Rackham Program in Public Scholarship, Rackham alumna Meghan Forbes created a program that uses a retro strategy to encourage children to write: giving them access to typewriters.
With support from the Rackham Program in Public Scholarship, anthropology alumnus Colin Quinn helped start a program that connects a Romanian community with its mining heritage.
Tribal radio stations are important sources of healthcare information in Native American communities, which have been particularly hard hit by COVID-19. Ph.D. alumna Jana Wilbricht studied this crucial role, and helped two stations better reach their audiences.
With support from the Rackham Program in Public Scholarship, U-M philosophy Ph.D. alum Zoë A. Johnson King co-founded the Michigan High School Ethics Bowl, helping high school students explore and apply moral philosophy to local issues.
Through a new program, Rackham alum and former Barbour scholar SeoHyun Bae is empowering local people in Ethiopia to help their own communities.