Next Live6 Alliance, Model D Speakeasy topic is safety

Public safety experts will discuss local safety issues in the third installment of the speaker series, Speakeasy, set for 6 p.m. Friday, Jan. 20. The event is open to everyone. Presenters will include public safety experts from Detroit Mercy and Marygrove College, community patrol supervisors, police officers from Detroit’s 12th Precinct …

Tennis teams share their love for the sport

It’s part of University of Detroit Mercy’s mission to be a part of the community we live in. The athletic department takes this seriously and sets a high standard—all teams give back in some way. This winter, the men’s and women’s tennis teams have been giving a helping hand to …

Detroit is a hotspot, so says the New York Times

If you still live near University of Detroit Mercy—and our statistics show that 57 percent of our graduates do—you might want to spruce up your guest room. If you’ve moved away, you might want to pack your bags. The New York Times has included Detroit on its list of “52 Places …

‘Silence,’ the highly anticipated film on Jesuits, opens today

The Jesuits take center stage this weekend as Martin Scorcese’s long-awaited “Silence” opens in wide release around the country. The film is an adaptation of a 1969 novel of the same name by Japanese writer Shusaku Endo. It tells the story of a 17th-Century Jesuit who travels to Japan—where Christianity is outlawed—to find …

Alumna honored for commitment to students

Congratulations to alumna Kathleen Walker ’08, ReBUILDetroit student success coordinator, who received Detroit Mercy’s 2016 Commitment to Excellence Award for an administrator for her dedication to student success. The award, given each December, recognizes outstanding staff and administrators who provide excellent service, promote Detroit Mercy’s mission and go beyond the expectations …

Alumnus professor works on future of chemistry teaching

Professor of Chemistry and Biochemistry, Matthew Mio ’97, was elected as a full member of the Society Committee on Education (SOCED) within the American Chemical Society (ACS), which supports the development and implementation of programs that bring the wonder, excitement, opportunities and challenges of modern chemical science. “This is a …

AIA honors DCDC’s work, commitment

The Detroit Collaborative Design Center has been named the 2017 winner of the American Institute of Architects’ prestigious Whitney M. Young Jr. Award. Named for the civil rights leader, the honor is given to an architect or architectural organization that “embodies social responsibility and actively addresses a relevant issue, such …