It often conjures images of farms or forests, but what does it really mean for a place to be “rural”? Rackham student Surabhi Balachander is looking for a new definition that reflects people’s lived experiences.
School for Environment and Sustainability Ph.D. candidate Dominic Bednar will study energy poverty and efficiency in Chile.
Over a century ago, groups of Afrikaans-speaking Boer settlers left war-torn South Africa for Argentina. Today, their descendants speak a unique blend of Afrikaans and Spanish, and a team of U-M researchers is working to document it before it disappears.
New research led by Rackham nursing student Melissa Harris shows older adults caring for a partner with Alzheimer’s disease face long-term risks to their emotional health.
In June, the university announced it would begin ramping up research after a four-month pause caused by COVID-19. Graduate students share their experiences, concerns, and insights as they return to their labs and studios.