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Apply for Fall Preview (Virtual)

Fall Preview: Explore a Michigan PhD (Virtually)

September 24 and 25,  2020 



Application Deadline: Wednesday, August 26, 2020, 5:00PM EDT

The Earth and Environmental Sciences PhD program invites juniors, senior, recently graduated, or Master’s students, to participate in a virtual preview of our graduate program. We are eager to recruit students for this event who will contribute to our department's mission of promoting diversity and inclusion in the Earth and environmental sciences.

This event is an opportunity to explore graduate education, participate in admissions workshops, meet world-renowned faculty and current graduate students. During your visit you'll learn about:

  • state of the art research happening at U-M
  • the admissions process
  • what graduate school is like and how it all works
  • interdisciplinary opportunities for students with Chemistry, Physics, Biology, Geology, or Mathematics degrees 


Tentative Schedule:

    All times are US Eastern Standard Time (UTC -4)

Thursday 24 September:

       Meet one-on-one with an assigned graduate student "buddy"

Friday 25 September:

       1:00 - 3:00 PM Information Sessions:

            Graduate Chair Naomi Levin

            Application session with Selena Smith and Jena Johnson

            Question and answer session

        3:30 - 5:00 ViEW (Virtual Earth Week) Presentations

            Brief research presentations by graduate students and faculty

Monday 28 and Tuesday 29 September

       Meet with Potential Faculty Advisors


This event is open to US citizens or non-citizens alike. 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.

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



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