Bees and other insects are crucial for the reproduction of many plant species, but roads often impose obstacles to this vital function. Rackham students Gordon Fitch and Chatura Vaidya studied this problem and proposed some solutions.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
School for Environment and Sustainability Ph.D. candidate Dominic Bednar will study energy poverty and efficiency in Chile.