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Going the Distance

Our recent Ph.D. graduates share their experiences with defending their dissertations remotely, and how they might advise future Ph.D. candidates to prepare for it.

Every Year a Story

In addition to Earth Day, 2020 marks the 50th anniversary of the Ecology Center. Rackham English language and literature Ph.D. candidate Elizabeth Harlow is helping them commemorate the occasion through online storytelling.

Ahead of the Curve

Since March, Rackham biostatistics student Rupam Bhattacharyya has been working with a team of researchers to help population-dense India manage its response to the COVID-19 pandemic.

Dredging Up the Past

The Hudson River has been the focus of a major pollution cleanup effort since 2002. But Rackham alumnus Jacob Kvasnicka found the cleanup itself poses risks.

Heaven and Earth

For as long as there has been human civilization, it has been shaped in part by the climate. Rackham history Ph.D. candidate David Patterson is exploring how medieval Europeans thought about the world around them.