Magazine features Detroit Mercy’s work in the community

The Hub Detroit, a free monthly magazine telling the stories of Detroit’s neighborhoods featured Detroit Mercy’s many community programs in its August issue. In an article titled “Breaking Barriers: University strives to meld with community,” Detroit Mercy President Antoine M. Garibaldi, Ph.D., talks about the unique relationship the University and …

Professor’s Arabic calligraphy inspires Turkish university’s sculpture

Nihad Dukhan, professor of Mechanical Engineering, has left a lasting mark on Istanbul Technical University (ITU) in Istanbul, Turkey, with his artistic Arabic calligraphy. Dukhan’s figure of  “pen” (at right) inspired the ITU’s 250th anniversary sculpture that greets campus visitors on ITU’s Ayazaga campus. His interest in Arabic calligraphy began when he was in the …

President Garibaldi to appear on news show Sunday

Set your DVRs University of Detroit Mercy President Antoine M. Garibaldi will talk about the University and its work in the neighborhood surrounding the McNichols Campus on WXYT-TV Channel 7 Sunday morning. He will be interviewed by WXYZ-TV’s Editorial Director Chuck Stokes on “Spotlight on the News” airing at 10 a.m. …