Living our mission in class and out

Editor’s note: Now, with the right link! “University of Detroit Mercy Professor of Chemistry and Biochemistry—and alumnus—Matthew Mio has a theory: “Everyone who works here knows the mission of the school, but everyone interprets it differently—there is not just one way to carry out our mission.” “It’s only 44 words …

FirstGen Network featured in online

College students whose parents do not have four-year’s degree are known as “first-generation college students.” According to national studies, this population has a harder time adjusting to college life, navigating its path and is more likely to be without a degree six years after starting college that children of parents …

Professor’s Arabic calligraphy inspires Turkish university’s sculpture

Nihad Dukhan, professor of Mechanical Engineering, has left a lasting mark on Istanbul Technical University (ITU) in Istanbul, Turkey, with his artistic Arabic calligraphy. Dukhan’s figure of  “pen” (at right) inspired the ITU’s 250th anniversary sculpture that greets campus visitors on ITU’s Ayazaga campus. His interest in Arabic calligraphy began when he was in the …