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 …

Newspaper features alumni entrepreneur couple

Jim Welch ’01 and his wife, Julie, who also attended Detroit Mercy, had good jobs in finance that they gave up to start a travel agency that specializes in unique, personalized vacations. The couple was featured in an article by the Detroit Free Press in which they talked about Amaze …

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 …

Athletes, coaches join Titans Athletic Hall of Fame

Last weekend was one to remember for more than 25 former student-athletes and coaches as six individuals and one team joined the legendary ranks of all-time greats in the University of Detroit Mercy Athletic Hall of Fame. The official induction ceremony was Saturday, Jan. 28, at the University Ballroom on the McNichols Campus. …