From football player to nun, one alumna’s story

With the big basketball news University of Detroit Mercy announced yesterday, it would have been easy to overlook this inspiring story about another Titan basketball player, Anne Yoches ’01, that ran in the Detroit Free Press. Yoches was a basketball star when she attended Detroit Mercy while she majored in …

Langford Morris honored for career

Oakland County Circuit Judge and University of Detroit Mercy School of Law alumna Denise K. Langford Morris ’82 will receive the Mary S. Coleman award at the Women Lawyers Association of Michigan (WLAM) Centennial Gala on Friday, April 27, 2018 at Detroit’s Colony Club. The award is named for Mary …

Detroit Mercy alumni honored by state’s Irish Chamber

Detroit Mercy was represented well at last week’s Michigan Irish American Chamber of Commerce annual gala, with two alumni receiving prestigious awards. Michael V. McGill ’95 received the group’s Entrepreneur of the Year Award. He founded Enniskerry Marketing, which provides remodeling products and services throughout the Midwest. In 2011, the …

Get to know: Alan Haras ’16, combining religious traditions into something new

In January, Jesuitical, a podcast presented by America Media, which publishes America, The Jesuit Review, posed the following question “Is it possible to blend yoga and Catholicism?” On that podcast, Bobby Karle, S.J., answered questions about Ignatian Yoga, a new movement gaining attention and which he co-founded with Alan Haras, …

Titan comes home to oversee archdiocese schools

It’s Catholic Schools Week, a week that promotes the important role of Catholic schools in today’s educational system.  The superintendent of Catholic Schools for the Archdiocese of Detroit is a Titan: Kevin Kijewski ’03, and he credits his love of Catholic education with his experience at Detroit Mercy. “I got …

Get to know: James Timberlake ’74, making designs that matter

As the son of an Episcopalian minister, the last place James Timberlake thought he would find himself was a Jesuit university. But it’s his education at University of Detroit he credits with giving him the skills and confidence to build a successful career in architecture helping design significant projects like, …