Hip Hop Architecture Camp comes to Detroit Mercy

The School of Architecture hosted the nationally renowned Hip Hop Architecture Camp last month on the McNichols Campus. This one-week camp introduces under represented youth ages 10-17 to architecture, urban planning, creative place making and economic development through the lens of hip hop culture. It’s based on creativity, collaboration, communication …

Get to know: Lauren Myrand ’12, facilitating great design

As part of its 60th anniversary, the American Institute of Architecture Students named Lauren Myrand ’12 one of the organization’s 60 Legacy Alumni. Myrand, who was vice president of the local AIAS while an Architecture student at Detroit Mercy, said the position made her rethink her career plans.  “I started …

We want your stories!

It should come as no surprise to discover that alumni from Detroit Mercy are internationally known entrepreneurs and healthcare workers, award-winning entertainers and producers, athletes, coaches, volunteers and doers. Chances are, you can find yourself in one of those categories above. We want to tell your story, because in telling these stories, …