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Alumni Spotlight: Charles Betsey

Charles Betsey spent most of his childhood in Detroit.  His family moved to Ann Arbor the summer before 9th grade and like many local kids, he had aspirations of becoming a Michigan Wolverine. “I still remember the joy I felt the day I received my acceptance letter to...

Student Spotlight: Jihyeon Yeom

Before coming to Michigan, Jihyeon worked at the Argonne National Lab in Chicago, but she knew she shouldn’t stay put. “It was while working at Argonne that I realized to do more important or precious research, I need to know more about whatever field I’m in.” She...

Alumni Spotlight: Yildiz Bayazitoglu

Rackham alum Yildiz Bayazitoglu has been shaping graduate students in mechanical engineering at Rice University for four decades. Her distinguished research and exceptional teaching and mentoring are hallmarks of her illustrious career, one that showcases the...

Dear Fellow Graduate Student…

Did you just have planned a weekend that was full and enriching, with just the right balance between work and play, so you could start the week with an empty to-do list and plenty of spirit in the tank? Good for you! Oh no, did you oversleep by 3 hours, and have now...

Acknowledge the GRADitude in Your Life!

On Wednesday, March 15, please join us in the Rackham lobby for our fourth annual GRADitude at Rackham event. Join us for lunch and write a thank you note to alumni donors who give back to Rackham to support graduate students: March 15 11:30am to 1:00pm Rackham Lobby...

Student Spotlight: Carrie Wenjing Xu

Carrie describes herself as ambitious. That trait manifests itself in why she ended up at U-M and what she’s done since she got here. She explains, “I came to the U.S. because I want to immerse myself in a new environment. I grew up, went to school, and pretty much...