Students develop wheelchair escalator

Millions of Americans rely on wheelchairs or walking aids such as a cane every day. In fact, some 54 million Americans — a full 19 percent of the non-institutionalized population — suffer from a physical or cognitive disability. Through a special project with the John Dingell Veterans Hospital in downtown …

GM Student Corps, 5 years of changing lives

The GM Student Corps celebrates its fifth and largest year, helping young people in underserved school districts transform their communities and jump start their futures. Students spent Thursday, July 20, at University of Detroit Mercy’s McNichols Campus working with faculty and learning important life skills as they prepare for college. Pershing High …

Honoring an inspiration

Dr. Barbara Cushing and her late husband, Dr. Ralph Cushing, made a significant gift to the College of Health Professions facility expansion earlier this year, naming a student examination room in the name of Dr. William C. Montgomery. You can read about that gift and others by the Cushings as …