Graduate profiles from the Class of 2021


Each year The University Record profiles selected prospective graduates who highlight the range of experiences and people who attend U-M. This week, the Record concludes its package with stories on two graduates. Two others were profiled last week.

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Pharmacy graduate takes aim at a cure for diabetes

As part of his diabetes advocacy work, David Schapiro has traveled around the country giving speeches, meeting with lawmakers and conducting research. The recent College of Pharmacy graduate hopes to find a cure for the disease and help improve the lives of people who have it. It’s a mission inspired partly by personal experience: Schapiro has diabetes.

Study abroad experience cemented graduate’s career goals

Tiffany Harris’ impressive career at U-M includes serving as a mentor, tutor and the president of two student organizations. But it was a life-changing study abroad experience that helped solidify her career goals. The LSA student, who double majored in political science and African American studies, wants to become a lawyer focusing on using restorative justice to help reduce gender-based violence in South Africa.


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