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Q&A with Rackham Dean Mike Solomon

What do you see as Rackham’s greatest strength, both for students and for the programs with whom Rackham works? Mike Solomon: Rackham’s greatest strength is its sole focus on graduate students and the centrality of their experience to the University of Michigan and...

Michael Solomon Named Dean of Rackham

Michael J. Solomon, professor of chemical engineering, has been appointed dean of the University of Michigan’s Rackham Graduate School and vice provost for academic affairs-graduate studies. His five-year appointment, approved Thursday by the Board of Regents, is...

Rackham 2018 Honors and Awards

Each year, Rackham is thrilled to honor exceptional student research and outstanding instructors and faculty mentors. Browse the awards below to learn more and see this year’s recipients. Reception after Rackham Predoctoral Fellowship Ceremony. Rackham Predoctoral...

The Shape of Things to Overcome

Esmé Weijun Wang is an accomplished writer for whom the journey to accomplishment has been heavily defined by her experiences with illness. Her debut novel, The Border of Paradise, grew out of her thesis project at U-M and explores the impact of a character's...

Announcing the 2018 Public Scholarship Grant Award Winners

The Rackham Program in Public Scholarship, with support from the U-M Office of Research, is pleased to announce its 2018 Public Scholarship grant awards to graduate students. The grants, totaling more than $41,000, support research projects created in partnership...