Last year, we marked the 80th anniversary of the opening of the Rackham Building. Around that time, I came across a book that was put together nearly as long ago to outline the diverse endeavors made possible by the Horace H. Rackham and Mary...
Sociology Ph.D. student Aunrika Tucker-Shabazz explores the unseen costs of discrimination in the way Black girls are punished in public schools.
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,...