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A Statement from Interim Dean Mike Solomon on the Federal DACA Decision

Dear Rackham Community,

On September 5, President Mark Schlissel and Provost Martin Philbert issued a statement regarding the Trump administration’s decision to end the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) program, which since 2012 has protected eligible undocumented students from deportation and provided them with work permits so they can find legal employment. For those of you who have not yet seen the statement, I encourage you to read it.

Rackham Graduate School Creates New Role to Strengthen Partnerships with Minority Serving Institutions

Rackham Graduate School is thrilled to announce the hiring of Edmund Graham as the School’s first Minority Serving Institutions (MSIs) Coordinator. In this role—which is believed to be the first of its kind in the nation—Graham will assist with the strategic development of partnerships between the University of Michigan and other MSIs in an effort to attract, recruit, and retain a highly qualified, diverse graduate student community.