Each year The University Record profiles several graduating seniors who highlight the range of experiences and people who attend U-M. Click the headlines to read the full stories.

Engineering grad’s passion is creating things that help the world

Amber George loves to create. That passion led her to study engineering at U-M, a journey that included campus leadership roles, an internship at NASA and efforts to help students of color feel more included and heard. She earned a Bachelor of Science in Engineering degree this spring after completing the naval architecture and marine engineering program. 

Ross graduate is a ‘numbers guy’ who thrives in crisis

As a senior honors student at the Stephen M. Ross School of Business, Maximillian C. Garcia III became a veteran of the annual and intense Leadership Crisis Challenge that throws real-world dilemmas at students, who have 36 hours to develop business and media solutions. Garcia majored in finance with a minor in performance arts management in the School of Music, Theatre & Dance.

Information graduate connects students through storytelling

Motivated by a desire to learn more about the people around her and inspired by photographer and blogger Brandon Stanton’s “Humans of New York” project, Somya Bhagwagar began collecting stories and images for what she would call “Students of Umich.” Bhagwagar graduated this semester from the School of Information

LSA student researcher works to build healthy environment, community

Originally from Long Island, New York, Yoav Jacob decided to attend U-M after he was accepted to the LSA Honors Program, which he said gave him a sense of community within the broader Ann Arbor campus. When he wasn’t in the classroom or in a lab, Jacob took on a number of roles that not only enriched his own college experience but also contributed to the vibrancy of U-M’s student life.

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