The town hall will address U-M’s approach to safely ramping up research and scholarship in accordance with public health guidance and state regulations.
The COVID-19 pandemic has seen great reductions in travel, a major source of the carbon emissions that drive climate change. Sustainable systems master’s student Nate Hua is working to help the university reduce its own travel impact in the future.
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Our recent Ph.D. graduates share their experiences with defending their dissertations remotely, and how they might advise future Ph.D. candidates to prepare for it.
In addition to Earth Day, 2020 marks the 50th anniversary of the Ecology Center. Rackham English language and literature Ph.D. candidate Elizabeth Harlow is helping them commemorate the occasion through online storytelling.
“Even though we are separated, there is a sense in which the importance of your accomplishment unites us right now more strongly than ever before.”
Since March, Rackham biostatistics student Rupam Bhattacharyya has been working with a team of researchers to help population-dense India manage its response to the COVID-19 pandemic.
The Hudson River has been the focus of a major pollution cleanup effort since 2002. But Rackham alumnus Jacob Kvasnicka found the cleanup itself poses risks.
Ph.D. Candidate Sara Stein is working with a team to connect COVID-19 frontline workers with supports for their mental health.
For as long as there has been human civilization, it has been shaped in part by the climate. Rackham history Ph.D. candidate David Patterson is exploring how medieval Europeans thought about the world around them.