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 …

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 …