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.
Barbour Scholarship alumna Lili Liu has spent her career with the World Bank, helping governments around the world better serve their people.
Jordan Matsudaira will help guide U.S. Department of Education policymaking through research, analysis, and partnerships with the broader community of education and social science researchers.
The Rackham Program in Public Scholarship supports publicly engaged scholarship through mutually beneficial projects created between Rackham students and community partners.
Established more than a century ago by Regent Levi Barbour, the prestigious Barbour Scholarship funds exceptional women from Asia and the Middle East as they pursue their graduate education at the University of Michigan.
Each year, Rackham is proud to honor exceptional student research and outstanding instructors and faculty mentors. Browse the awards below to learn more and see this year’s recipients.
We asked graduating students to share what they wish they would have known when they started graduate study.
Named for the first African American doctoral recipient in the United States, the Bouchet Society recognizes outstanding scholarly achievement and promotes diversity and excellence in doctoral education.
The Rackham Predoctoral Fellowship supports outstanding doctoral candidates working on dissertations that are unusually creative, ambitious and impactful.
The Faculty Mentoring Awards recognize faculty with records of excellence in mentoring master’s and doctoral students across the University of Michigan.