Erin Leary is in the second year of her Ph.D. in the Department of American Culture, researching the intersection of Indigenous studies and climate change. Leary’s (Re)mapping project seeks to recenter Indigenous knowledge through placemaking.
Penny W. Stamps School of Art & Design graduate student Emerson Granillo’s durational performance art and installations invite curiosity, investigate shame, and require an unwavering commitment to their creative choices to succeed.
When decisions about your healthcare are informed by AI, bias in machine learning can have dire consequences. Ph.D. student Trenton Chang researches how inequities in healthcare delivery impact machine learning and AI.
Rackham student Emily Laub researches the role of facial recognition in wasps—and its impact on co-creating a thriving nest.
Developing new, more efficient batteries has become paramount if automotive and other industries want to move away from fossil fuels. Mechanical engineering Ph.D. student Changyu Deng is developing ways to speed up that process.
Two Rackham students, Casidy Campbell and Jessica Roden, explore new possibilities for advancing racial justice online and offline.
The 1913 copper mine strike changed Michigan history forever, and the novel The Women of the Copper Country highlights the central role women played in the struggle. Comparative literature Ph.D. candidate Júlia Irion Martins prepared a statewide reader’s guide to help people understand their story.
We asked graduating students to share what they wish they would have known when they started graduate study.
As a fellow with Voters Not Politicians, environment and sustainability doctoral student Jake Hawes helped evaluate Michigan’s political redistricting to provide a roadmap for the future.
Students of Color of Rackham President Sydney Carr discusses the important role the organization plays on campus and how it supports graduate students.