Class of 2021

  1. May 11, 2021

    Profiles of four Class of 2021 graduates

    Each year The University Record profiles selected prospective graduates who highlight the range of experiences and people who attend U-M. Click the headlines to read their full stories. Oceanography course started woman on environmental journey When she entered U-M four years ago, Olivia Mathiesen knew she loved science but wasn’t sure what she wanted to…
  2. May 6, 2021

    Graduate profiles from the Class of 2021

    Each year, The University Record profiles selected prospective graduates. This week, we feature David Schapiro of the College of Pharmacy and Tiffany Harris of LSA.

  3. May 1, 2021

    Stevenson shares message of hope and justice with spring graduates

    In a virtual commencement ceremony that honored graduates amid the realities of an ongoing pandemic, civil rights attorney Bryan Stevenson urged members of the Class of 2021 to leave their comfort zones and resist fear and anger.

  4. April 30, 2021

    Choreographer to Rackham graduates: ‘Keep it simple’

    At the conclusion of a complex year, Twyla Tharp’s message at the Rackham Graduate Exercises was to “keep it simple.” The acclaimed choreographer and dancer delivered a virtual address to those receiving U-M advanced degrees.

  5. April 26, 2021

    Graduate profiles from the Class of 2021

    Each year, The University Record highlights selected prospective graduates. This week, we profile Olivia Mathiesen of LSA and Alyxandra Ciale Charfauros, known as ciale, of the School of Music, Theatre & Dance.

  6. April 25, 2021

    Mural by Stamps alumnae, students honors class of 2021

    Students from the Penny W. Stamps School of Art & Design, led by Stamps alumnae, created a chalk paint mural in front of the Rackham Graduate School to honor the Class of 2021.

  7. April 19, 2021

    Special commencement activities planned to celebrate Class of ’21

    With Spring Commencement less than two weeks away, the university has planned a number of special activities to honor the Class of 2021, both at home and in Ann Arbor.

  8. April 19, 2021

    Scenes of celebration

    With the 2021 Spring Commencement planned as a largely virtual affair because of the COVID-19 pandemic, students have been given alternative opportunities to create memories at the Big House. A series of photo sessions allowed spring graduates to take and share photos from the field of Michigan Stadium. Click an image to view a larger…
  9. September 1, 2017

    Members of Class of 2021 urged to embrace their U-M experience

    Incoming U-M freshmen should seize control of their education, take risks and consider the role they will play in building a stronger campus community, President Mark Schlissel urges.