This site collects advice and resources for graduate students in both the Mathematics and Applied and Interdisciplinary Mathematics  programs at the University of Michigan. The advice is generated by students, alumni, and faculty, and is maintained by Professor Karen Smith, who is currently the Associate Chair for Graduate Studies, with the assistance of  PhD students in Michigan’s math department. The information here is not official math department policy. These are resources gathered by and the opinions of many people who care and know something about being a graduate student and/or mentor of one in math at UM. Please click around and leave us a note to let us know what you think!

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Allies Grants from Rackham

Rackham offers “Faculty Ally” grants up to 12K per year, for the purpose of making departments better for all graduate students, including students from under-represented demographics. A few years ago, PhD student Patricia Klein took the lead on designing a […]

Interesting and Meaningful Summer Teaching in NYC or LA

“This summer, change the lives of underserved students with exceptional potential in math” Ruthi Hortsch (BS UM, 2012) wrote to recruit Michigan math graduate students, post-docs and faculty to teach math this summer for BEAM (Bridge to Enter Advanced Mathematics), […]

Macaulay Workshop in May

You are invited to apply to a Macaulay2 workshop at Cleveland State University in Cleveland, OH from Monday, May 11, 2020 through Friday, May 15, 2020 (with Sunday, May 10 and Saturday, May 16 serving as travel dates). Macaulay2 is […]

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