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Student Spotlights

Squirrels and the City

Few mammals are as ubiquitous as the squirrel, but what makes them act the way they do? Rackham student Amy-Charlotte Devitz takes us into the mind of the bushy tailed rodent.

Frosty Reception

There’s no mistaking when it’s cold outside, but how our bodies know that has been an open question. Molecular and integrative physiology Ph.D. student Elizabeth Ronan is working to understand where that chilly feeling comes from.

Supporting Healthier Minds

Half of all graduate students experience psychological distress. Rackham students Sara Abelson and Janelle Goodwill are leveraging their public health and social work expertise to help their fellow peers across U-M.

The Mental Game

As a former Michigan athlete and current Ph.D. candidate in the School of Public Health, Traci Carson brings a unique perspective to issues of mental health in college sports.

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