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Rackham Graduate School will close for the Thanksgiving holiday at 3:00pm on Wednesday, November 26 and we will open again at 8:00am on Monday, December 1.


Charlotte Myers's picture

Sex! And gender, and dissertations (oh my)

“The Community of Scholars (COS) program allowed me to engage in theoretical conversations with other scholars in an interdisciplinary setting that dramatically transformed my project…It was a unique and enriching experience, especially providing

Saul Allen's picture

Writing Our Way Out

At the tail end of a prolonged graduate career, the benefits of enrollment in a Sweetland Dissertation Writing Group struck me as uncertain.

Paula D. Wishart's picture

How to Warm Up to Making a Cold Contact

One of the most common questions I get is around writing a cold e-mail. Many of us struggle with sending someone we don't already know an introductory e-mail to see if they can assist us in some way.

Victor DiRita's picture

Who called this meeting anyway?

It's been said that football combines the two worst things about America: violence punctuated by committee meetings. Those whose work involves meetings on any regular basis can appreciate that sentiment.

Elina Salminen's picture

'Tis the Season - Musings on Grant-Writing

‘Tis the season: writing 300-word summaries of our research and pestering our professors for references, all in the hopes of getting a grant for the next academic year.