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Coalition for Next Generation Life Science

Coalition for Next Generation Life Science

Nine U.S. research universities and a major cancer institute have announced plans to give would-be life scientists clear, standardized data on graduate school admissions, education and training opportunities, and career prospects. The institutions, which include the...

Update: Tax Cuts and Jobs Act

As the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act continues in conference to resolve the House and Senate versions of the bill, I have heard from many of you asking what the university is doing to voice concerns to lawmakers, and also about what you can do. During this whole period, and...

Using Opioids to Fight Addiction?

Using Opioids to Fight Addiction?

The abuse of opioids in the United States has become a crisis whose consequences are being discussed everywhere from America’s largest public-health organizations to its smallest towns. It’s an epidemic with an emotional and physical toll on millions of lives and a...

Student Spotlight: Paolo Maranzana

Student Spotlight: Paolo Maranzana

Originally from Italy, Paolo Maranzana earned his master’s degree in the UK and came to the University of Michigan with an already-established international point of view. As an aspiring scholar of archeology, he wanted to go somewhere on the cutting edge of the...

Student Spotlight: Seda Kayim

Student Spotlight: Seda Kayim

Seda Kayim has literally crossed oceans in pursuit of education in the face of adversity. Originally from Turkey, Seda experienced, first hand, the impact of the restrictions the government placed on academic institutions, as well as the authoritative pursuit of urban...

The Early Stages of Deciding on a Career Path

First of all, congratulations on being accepted to one of the top-tier graduate institutions in the country! That is an enormous accomplishment, and you should be proud of yourself for that. But, if you’re like me, that was only the first step towards your larger goal...

Starting a Monthly Budget

Want to create a monthly budget but don’t know where to start? Hopefully I can give you some ideas by recounting how I came up with my monthly budget. My graduate school stipend is the first time in my life I’ve had a consistent monthly income that I have to live off...

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