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Alumni Spotlight: Milton Morris

Alumni Spotlight: Milton Morris

Milt is stuck in traffic, using his time efficiently to reminisce about his experience as a Rackham student. “The Midwest is and will always be my home,” he says, though his journey after graduate school has taken him into the worlds of academia and industry in...

Food for the Soul

There are things that you think you know and life has a way of shattering that illusion. One of the things that I thought I knew was how to move to a new country and negotiate the intricacies of getting up and running and most significantly, getting comfortable –...

Student Spotlight: Michael Bianco

Student Spotlight: Michael Bianco

“I’ve become an activist artist. My work has to do with issues in the environment, social and environmental justice.” Mike has previous a master’s degree in curatorial practice from the California College of the Arts and an undergraduate degree in interdisciplinary...

A Ph.D. Fireside Chat

The following is a transcript of a Gmail chat between Mike, a student blogger and Ph.D. Student in Kinesiology and Natalie Bartolacci, Academic Program Officer at Rackham Graduate School. For the record, the Gmail chat was not conducted fireside, but the warm imagery...

Being International in a Global Town

The first few times I was asked “How’re you doing,” I would stop in my tracks, feel pleased about how interested in my life this kind person was, take a few seconds to gather my thoughts, start a monologue about my health and happiness and promptly come to a halt when...

Student Spotlight: Logan Casey

Student Spotlight: Logan Casey

“I’ve been into politics since I was 14. I always thought I’d run for office.” Logan, from St. Louis, received his undergraduate degree in political science from Truman State University, a small liberal arts college in Missouri. “In college I got really into the...

Student Spotlight: Zhuobin Liang

Student Spotlight: Zhuobin Liang

Zhuobin can’t believe he’s already been here for six years. “I’ll finish in a couple of months, it doesn’t seem real.” Challenged by needing to change labs when his initial PI left the University, Zhuobin’s research involves two different labs and projects. “My...

Student Spotlight: Cat Cassel

Student Spotlight: Cat Cassel

Cat’s dissertation, with roots in animal studies and feminist theory, examines insectoid literature through a feminist lens with respect to gender stereotypes and humanization of animal species. She is most intrigued by the way in which insectoid representation...