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Postcard from the Field: Rio

Me in Escadaria Selarón in Rio! I got the Rackham Conference Travel Grant, and I am on my way to attend a conference in Buenos Aires and took 3 day stop in Rio to see the Olympic 2016 preparations! - Sahil Chhabra, Ph.D. Candidate, ChemistryTags: student...

Postcard from the Field: Alaska

Sampling iron rich river water to study the role of iron in the Alaskan Arctic. I am a graduate student working with Rose Cory (EES) to determine the role of iron in carbon cycling in the Alaskan Arctic. With ongoing climate change, previously frozen soils rich in...

Student Spotlight: Sophie Hunt

“I remember college being a life changing time, so I’m excited to teach at a college and give other students the same experience. My experiences drew me to humanities and social science classes because they made me think in new ways about my place in my country and...

Student Spotlight: Michael Parmelee

Michael performed in a dance company in Kalamazoo for two seasons after completing his undergraduate degree at Hope College, but it wasn’t fueling him in the ways he needed. He explains, “I felt I wasn’t satisfying my artistic desire and hunger.” Coming to U-M fixed...

Student Spotlight: Kennedy Turner

Kennedy Turner, Ph.D. Candidate, Sociology and Public Policy, Rackham Merit Fellowship Kennedy first came to U-M the summer after her junior year at Howard University to spend seven weeks in the Public Policy and International Affairs (PPIA) Institute, a program...