Epidemiology Ph.D. candidate Hannah Segaloff is aiming to develop a better understanding of predictors for influenza and to assess the effectiveness of vaccines.
Clinical psychology Ph.D. candidate Erica Schulte looks into not only the underlying mechanisms that are similar between eating-related problems and addiction, but also the types of foods that might be especially rewarding or addictive.
Rackham professional development and academic development program manager Deborah S. Willis gives advice on how to incorporate coaching conversations into your graduate school or postdoctoral experience.
Developed to fund initiatives that help all graduate students feel welcome and thrive in their studies at the University of Michigan, these grants aim to enhance diversity, equity, and inclusion (DEI) efforts within graduate programs across the U-M campus.
Karen E. Smith reflects on the gender and class challenges she faced in the pursuit of her dream of becoming a mathematician—and on the challenges women in STEM still face.
In a new article from Inside Higher Ed, Rackham Associate Dean for Academic Programs and Initiatives Rita Chin discussed how to reform graduate education, particularly the advising process, to best serve students and their careers.
Rackham Dean Mike Solomon welcomes students to the winter term and highlights a few upcoming Rackham initiatives along with broader resources Rackham offers to support students in their work and studies.
Forty-two years passed between the first and second Black men to earn a Ph.D. in physics. Edward Bouchet became the first, completing his doctoral degree at Yale University in 1876. The second was the University of Michigan’s own Elmer Imes in 1918. Now,...
Andrew Nelson uses a translational approach to connect science with the human side of research. In Nelson’s case, this means learning more about the underlying causes of psychiatric diseases.
The U.S. system of graduate and postgraduate education in science, technology, engineering and mathematics has been the gold standard for the rest of the world for decades. However, the current STEM education system has failed to change with the times and does not...