Professor is Fulbright Scholar — again

Being selected for a Fulbright is often a once-in-a-lifetime opportunity. But for Detroit Mercy Professor of Mechanical Engineering Nihad Dukhan, it’s now a twice-in-a-lifetime experience. Dukhan, who was a Fulbright Scholar during the 2014-15 school year, was recently selected as a Fulbright Specialist this summer at Yildiz Technical University in …

Alumna named dean of College of Engineering & Science

Earlier this month, University of Detroit Mercy appointed Katherine Snyder ’89, ’93, a two-time alumna of Detroit Mercy, dean of the College of Engineering & Science. Snyder has served as the College’s interim dean since May 31, 2017. Previously, she was the associate dean of Academic Affairs of the College …

Missed commencements? Don’t fret, here’s complete coverage

University of Detroit Mercy welcomed more than 1,500 graduates to the rank of Detroit Mercy alumni at commencement ceremonies held May 11 and 12 and three notable alumni addressed the newly minted Titans. The weekend festivities began with the School of Dentistry commencement the morning of May 11 at Calihan …

Grants help Detroit Mercy build boundless futures

Recent charitable grants totaling more than $473,000 will support scholarships, programs, faculty research and community outreach at Detroit Mercy. The grants are: $80,000 from the Sutaruk Foundation to fund the Alex Sutaruk Scholarship program for Engineering students, which honors the legacy of Alex Sutaruk ’51. In 2017, 14 Engineering students …

Look to your mailboxes for Spiritus!

Spiritus, the alumni publication for University of Detroit Mercy, is headed your way. The spring edition of the twice-yearly publication will be in your mailboxes soon, This edition includes lots of great stuff, including an exciting update on our $100-million Campaign for University of Detroit Mercy. We also talk to …

Watch video of Spirit honorees’ remarks

On Friday, April 27, Detroit Mercy honored seven alumni during the annual Alumni Achievement Spirit Awards. More than 280 people attended the awards gala and dinner celebration, which took place in the Ballroom of the Student Union on the McNichols campus. Each year, the University honors one alumnus from each …

Engineering, Nursing students’ projects designed to improve life for veterans

Detroit Mercy Engineering and Nursing students joined forces with students from Lawrence Technological University and veterans over the past year to work on projects designed to ease challenges vets experience with everyday tasks due to physical disabilities. This capstone project began more than nine years ago at Detroit Mercy with …

It’s graduation time! Come celebrate another class of Titans

Detroit Mercy will hold its annual commencement ceremonies on May 11 and 12. School of Dentistry Commencement, 9:30 a.m. May 11 in Calihan Hall on the McNichols Campus Commencement Speaker: Judge William J. Giovan William J. Giovan will serve as the commencement speaker for the School of Dentistry. He is …