Fall Preview (Virtually), October 1, 2021: Explore a Michigan PhD

September 10, 2021

Fall Preview (Virtually), October 1, 2021: Explore a Michigan PhD
Application Deadline: Friday, August 20, 2020, 5:00PM EDT

The Earth and Environmental Sciences PhD program invites juniors, seniors, recently graduated, or Master’s students, to participate in a virtual preview of our graduate program. We are eager to welcome students who will contribute to our department’s mission of promoting diversity and inclusion in the Earth and environmental sciences. This event is an opportunity for you to explore graduate school, participate in admissions workshops, and to meet faculty and current graduate students. You will learn about:

  • research in the Earth and Environmental sciences at U-M
  • the graduate school admissions process
  • being a graduate student at U-M
  • interdisciplinary opportunities for students with Chemistry, Physics, Biology, Geology, or Mathematics degrees


Application Link

Note that this form requires an upload, so Google requires you to log in with a Google account. If you do not have a Google account, you should set one up before starting your application.

The tentative schedule (All times are US Eastern Daylight Time; UTC -4):

Thursday, September 30:
Meet one-on-one with an assigned graduate student “buddy”

Friday, October 1:
1:00  3:00 PM: Information Sessions:

Graduate Chair, Jeroen Ritsema
Application session with Naomi Levin
Question and answer session

3:30  4:30 PM: The Smith Lecture

Edem Mahu, University of Ghana
Monday, October 4 and Tuesday, October 5
Meet with potential faculty advisors

This event is open to US citizens and non-citizens. If you come from a background that is traditionally under-represented in the Earth and Environmental Sciences and/or if you actively work towards promoting issues of diversity, equity, and inclusion in STEM fields, you are especially encouraged to apply.

More information about the Department, its programs, and faculty, may be found at our website.