Rackham Graduate School

  1. March 29, 2023

    Engineering future careers for doctoral candidates

    Guided by data from a doctoral student survey and focus groups, mechanical engineering faculty worked with experts at the Rackham Graduate School to help prepare engineering Ph.D. students for a range of careers.

  2. March 24, 2023

    Rackham announces 12-month funding for Ph.D. students

    The Rackham Graduate School will implement a new funding model in which all Rackham Ph.D. students on the Ann Arbor campus receive 12 months of stipend support.

  3. February 22, 2023

    Reviving the lost work of a groundbreaking Black composer

    Ph.D. candidate Bryan Ijames followed his ear, his heart and some scholarly detective work to resurrect a forgotten piece by composer Samuel Coleridge-Taylor that will be performed March 16 at Hill Auditorium.

  4. January 23, 2023

    Staff members assess Rackham DEI certificate program

    U-M staff members explored how a Rackham certificate program is contributing to learning and student success by training graduate students to work in diverse environments.

  5. February 23, 2022

    Rackham to stop using GRE test in its Ph.D. admissions

    The Rackham Graduate School will discontinue using the Graduate Record Examination general test in Rackham Ph.D. admissions decisions, beginning with the 2022-23 admissions cycle.

  6. December 14, 2021

    $5M Weill gift supports graduate student fellowships at Ford School

    A $5 million gift from Joan and Sanford I. Weill and the Weill Family Foundation to the Gerald R. Ford School of Public Policy will support three graduate fellowships in perpetuity.

  7. September 27, 2021

    Rackham creates committee on graduate student mental health

    The Rackham Graduate School has announced the creation of the Committee on Graduate Student Mental Health and Well-Being, following the recommendation of a task force that Rackham convened in 2019.

  8. August 9, 2021

    President’s award winner John Godfrey advances international mission

    John Godfrey, assistant dean of the Rackham Graduate School, is being recognized for his efforts as the 2021 recipient of U-M’s President’s Award for Distinguished Service in International Education.

  9. June 8, 2021

    Inaugural Juneteenth Symposium running online June 14-18

    U-M’s inaugural campuswide Juneteenth Symposium will explore the theme of “Celebrating Black Joy, Hope, and Healing” in a series of livestreamed virtual events June 14-18.

  10. June 7, 2021

    Campus briefs

    Short news items from around the University of Michigan.