Grants demonstrate support for programming

Recent corporate gifts and charitable grants totaling $20,800 will support curriculum, outreach and other programming needs at University of Detroit Mercy. “Awards like these demonstrate substantial support of University programming from corporations and foundations,” said Yvonne Lindstrom, director of Corporate and Foundation Relations. “These grants are partnerships between the University …

Students develop wheelchair escalator

Millions of Americans rely on wheelchairs or walking aids such as a cane every day. In fact, some 54 million Americans — a full 19 percent of the non-institutionalized population — suffer from a physical or cognitive disability. Through a special project with the John Dingell Veterans Hospital in downtown …

Ford, CES pair for mobility app

Later this year nonprofit organizations and volunteers may be able to connect and work together thanks to an app being developed by students and faculty in the College of Engineering & Science. The $200,000 Bill Ford Better World Challenge grant is an innovative global program in which Ford employees work …