Looking back and ahead with Detroit Mercy

We come to another year’s end and we hope it was a good one for you. It was for University of Detroit Mercy, where great things happened all year long. You read about a lot of them right here on this blog. We thought you might enjoy catching up on …

Student Pantry to open, seeks donations for students in need

On a national scale, more than 36 percent of all college students experience food insecurity. According to a study conducted at University of Detroit Mercy in fall 2017 by the Campus Kitchen and Student Social Workers Association, 46.5 percent of respondents reported food insecurity during their experience at the University. …

International students treated to an American tradition

“What I love about Thanksgiving is that it’s purely about getting together with friends or family and enjoying food. It’s really for everybody, and it doesn’t matter where you’re from.” — Swiss Chef Daniel Humm Our international students got a taste of American tradition Wednesday when the International Services Office, …

Art abounds in Live6 neighborhood

As the neighborhoods around University of Detroit Mercy’s McNichols Campus re-energize, they start to develop a vibe all their own. People are noticing. In the most recent edition of the online Detroit-neighborhoods-focused ModelD, writer David Sands looks at all the art — both public and for sale in galleries — …

Alumni Relations program offers free career advice

We’ve heard what our alumni have to say, and are proud to offer a new free webinar platform to help alumni get the most out of their careers. An important first step in fulfilling the requests of our alumni is supporting your career successes. We recognize the enormous potential among …

Proud to be Jesuit educated

The Association of Jesuit Colleges and Universities is promoting Jesuit education this admissions season with a new website and a video promoting the unique features of a Jesuit education. The video features students from the 28 Jesuit colleges and universities — including Detroit Mercy— on their campuses across the country …

More good news about the McNichols-Livernois neighborhood

University of Detroit Mercy has been working for years to revitalize the neighborhood around the McNichols Campus, and it seems the idea is catching on. First, Detroit Mercy pushed for the installation of medians on Livernois, creating a safer and more attractive boulevard from The Lodge to Eight Mile. The …

Engineering the winning chili — again!

Nearly 300 alumni and friends gathered Feb. 24 on the McNichols Campus for an annual Titan tradition: Detroit Mercy’s Alumni Chili Cook-off. Taste buds were sent into overdrive with pots of delicious chili created by teams of the University’s colleges, schools, and the Titan Club. After an afternoon of games …

Students learn of alumni support in Day of Giving

This past Tuesday was the annual Day of Giving at University of Detroit Mercy. It’s a day during which we educate students about the importance of alumni engagement and the role alumni play in advancing the University. It is our hope that they will learn about the many helpful ways …

New development near McNichols Campus breaks ground

For a few years, the Detroit Mercy-sponsored Live6 organization has been working with residents and businesses surrounding the McNichols Campus, and now a developer is doing the same work just down the road. 7.Liv is the name of an $8.3-million apartment and retail project at Seven Mile and Livernois; the …