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August 2022

Rackham Grad School 101: Your Well-being in Graduate School—A Resource and Information Panel

Thursday, August 18, 10:00 am to 11:00 am EDT
Online United States

Well-being involves the wellness of the whole individual, which includes not only their physical health, but their psychological (mental and emotional), occupational, social, and financial health. This program will connect you to the many resources on and off campus designed to support the whole-person well-being of graduate students. Registration is required at https://myumi.ch/J8bDQ. We want to ensure full and equitable participation in our events. If an accommodation would promote your full participation in this event, please follow the registration link…

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Rackham Grad School 101: The Rackham DEI Certificate—Benefits and Advantages for Your Career

Monday, August 22, 1:30 pm to 2:30 pm EDT
Online United States

The Rackham Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion (DEI) Certificate is the preeminent professional development experience during graduate school. This presentation will define what the DEI certificate is, what is required to obtain it, and how it will benefit your career aspirations. Registration is required at https://myumi.ch/qAPAQ. We want to ensure full and equitable participation in our events. If an accommodation would promote your full participation in this event, please follow the registration link to indicate your accommodation requirements. Please let us…

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Rackham Grad School 101: What I Wish I’d Known—A Panel Discussion on Graduate School Norms

Tuesday, August 23, 10:00 am to 11:00 am EDT
Online United States

Join this panel discussion featuring first-gen graduate students from the Rackham Graduate School as they discuss graduate school culture and unspoken norms within the environment. Topics will include advisor and power dynamics, professional attire, networking, finding grants, and work-life-family balance. Registration is required at https://myumi.ch/Ek2wg. We want to ensure full and equitable participation in our events. If an accommodation would promote your full participation in this event, please follow the registration link to indicate your accommodation requirements. Please let us…

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Dean Carlos Jackson Reception

Thursday, August 25, 4:00 pm to 6:00 pm EDT
Michigan League Garden, 911 North University
Ann Arbor, MI 48109 United States
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On behalf of Rackham Graduate School, the School of Education, the Department of American Culture, the Latina/o Studies Program, Professional Lantinx at U-M Alliance (PLUMA), the Puentes Graduate Student Association, La Casa Student Association, and the planning committee, it gives us great pleasure to invite you to the welcome reception for Carlos Jackson, who was recently named dean of the Stamps School of Art & Design. This celebration of Latinx leadership at U-M will be a wonderful opportunity to welcome Dean…

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Rackham Graduate School Fall Welcome

Friday, August 26, 1:00 pm to 2:00 pm EDT
Hill Auditorium, 825 N University Avenue
Ann Arbor, MI 48109 United States
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We are excited to welcome you to Rackham Graduate School! To kick off the day's activity come to Hill Auditorium to hear from Dean Mike Solomon, student leaders, and the Michigan Fanfare Band and learn more about what the school has to offer. We encourage you to attend in-person, but it will be live-streamed as well. Registration is required at https://myumi.ch/d9qPG. We want to ensure full and equitable participation in our events. If an accommodation would promote your full participation…

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Rackham Fall Information Fair

Friday, August 26, 2:00 pm to 4:00 pm EDT

Rackham’s Fall Information Fair provides newly admitted graduate students the opportunity to learn about Rackham and connect with resources that will enhance their experience at the University of Michigan. Join us at the Ingalls Mall, opposite the Rackham building, and connect with over 75 campus resources and organizations. This will be a hybrid event where students have the option to join us in person or via zoom for the online aspect of the Information Fair, which will be separated into…

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Rackham Resolution Office: Virtual Office Hours

Monday, August 29, 2:00 pm to 3:00 pm EDT
Online United States

If you have a quick question or have a time sensitive matter, attend the Rackham's Resolution Office's open office hours weekly on Monday and Wednesday from 2:00 to 3:00 p.m. via Zoom. In the interest of providing students as much privacy as possible, you may spend a brief time in a waiting room if the resolution officer is engaged with another student. They will be with you as quickly as possible. Join Zoom Meeting https://umich.zoom.us/j/96728733675 Meeting ID: 967 2873 3675…

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Rackham Grad School 101: Filing Taxes for Graduate Students

Tuesday, August 30, 1:00 pm to 2:00 pm EDT
Online United States

This session will get domestic graduate students prepared for tax season and answer their questions. Registration is required at https://myumi.ch/QeJrj. We want to ensure full and equitable participation in our events. If an accommodation would promote your full participation in this event, please follow the registration link to indicate your accommodation requirements. Please let us know as soon as possible in order to have adequate time, preferably one week, to arrange for your requested accommodations or an effective alternative.

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DEI Certificate Information Session

Wednesday, August 31, 11:00 am to 12:00 pm EDT
Online United States

Did you know Rackham offers a Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion (DEI) Professional Development Certificate designed to prepare graduate students to work in a diverse environment while fostering a climate of inclusivity? Attend this introduction session to learn about the requirements of the program and discover how this certificate can prepare you to enter a diverse and global job market. Find out more about the program on our DEI Certificate page. This workshop is designed for graduate students and postdoctoral fellows.…

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Rackham Resolution Office: Virtual Office Hours

Wednesday, August 31, 2:00 pm to 3:00 pm EDT
Online United States

If you have a quick question or have a time sensitive matter, attend the Rackham's Resolution Office's open office hours weekly on Monday and Wednesday from 2:00 to 3:00 p.m. via Zoom. In the interest of providing students as much privacy as possible, you may spend a brief time in a waiting room if the resolution officer is engaged with another student. They will be with you as quickly as possible. Join Zoom Meeting https://umich.zoom.us/j/96728733675 Meeting ID: 967 2873 3675…

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