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.
Rackham’s embedded counselor, Laura Monschau, talks frankly about issues she sees among graduate students and shares resources for those who feel that they’re struggling.
As part of a broader, campus-wide strategy of complementary efforts, Rackham will offer two related funding opportunities through the MSI Outreach and Collaboration Grant competition. These grants seek to increase access of diverse students from MSIs to U-M.
Brahim Medjahed joins Rackham Graduate School as an associate dean for academic programs and initiatives, overseeing the implementation of the first Rackham Ph.D. programs at the University of Michigan-Dearborn.
Sociology Ph.D. student Aunrika Tucker-Shabazz explores the unseen costs of discrimination in the way Black girls are punished in public schools.