by James Dau | Jul 15, 2021 | Student Spotlights
Some of the most widespread sources of information on the planet, Wikipedia’s articles are praised for their neutrality, but show significant biases in whom they cover. Rackham political science student Samuel Baltz spent most of 2020 working to change that by writing an article on women in political science every day.
by James Dau | Mar 12, 2021 | COVID-19, Student Spotlights
New research led by Rackham public health Ph.D. student Delvon Mattingly shows Black COVID-19 patients in Michigan have nearly double the number of hospital stays and worse experiences with testing and care than their white counterparts.
by Rackham Graduate School | Mar 5, 2021 | Student Spotlights
When their children disappeared en route to the United States, a group of mothers banded together to demand their return. In a new podcast episode, Rackham student Arielle Gordon explores the history of the mass movement sparked by their actions.
by Rackham Graduate School | Feb 25, 2021 | COVID-19, Student Spotlights
In a new study, a group of Rackham psychology students found COVID-19 cases and deaths are higher in U.S. metropolitan areas with higher levels of racial segregation.
by Rackham Graduate School | Feb 4, 2021 | Student Spotlights
In a new article, Rackham and political science Ph.D. candidate Megan Ryan breaks down the causes and significance of the recent military coup in the Southeast Asian nation.
by James Dau | Jan 5, 2021 | Student Spotlights
In 2019, U-M launched a commission to help it achieve carbon neutrality. Rackham nursing graduate Megan Czerwinski used her expertise in sustainability and health education to help members of the U-M community understand the stakes and learn how they can contribute.
by Rackham Graduate School | Dec 4, 2020 | Student Spotlights
Chemistry Ph.D. student Bec Roldan shares their story of coming out as non-binary in graduate school, and the impact it has had on their personal journey.
by James Dau | Nov 23, 2020 | Student Spotlights
It often conjures images of farms or forests, but what does it really mean for a place to be “rural”? Rackham student Surabhi Balachander is looking for a new definition that reflects people’s lived experiences.
by Rackham Graduate School | Nov 5, 2020 | Student Spotlights
School for Environment and Sustainability Ph.D. candidate Dominic Bednar will study energy poverty and efficiency in Chile.
by James Dau | Oct 30, 2020 | Student Spotlights
Over a century ago, groups of Afrikaans-speaking Boer settlers left war-torn South Africa for Argentina. Today, their descendants speak a unique blend of Afrikaans and Spanish, and a team of U-M researchers is working to document it before it disappears.