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 …

Get to know: Lauren Myrand ’12, facilitating great design

As part of its 60th anniversary, the American Institute of Architecture Students named Lauren Myrand ’12 one of the organization’s 60 Legacy Alumni. Myrand, who was vice president of the local AIAS while an Architecture student at Detroit Mercy, said the position made her rethink her career plans.  “I started …