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 …

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, …

Get to know: Katie Rohrhoff ’05, spreading love after a tragedy

During dinner on Valentine’s Day, 2015, John Rohrhoff suggested that he and his wife, Katie, do something special to honor their late daughter, Riley Katheryn, who died as an infant. That was three years ago today, and in that time, the Riley Katheryn Foundation has helped more than 50 families …

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, …

Get to Know: Graig Donnelly ’03, designs on Detroit’s future

As a University of Detroit Mercy architecture student, Graig Donnelly thought his future held a lifetime of designing houses and buildings. Today, as TechTown Detroit’s chief strategy officer, Wayne State University’s assistant vice president for Economic Development and one of Crain’s Detroit Business’ 40 Under 40, Donnelly said he had …