Michigan Bar Foundation helps fund new Detroit Mercy Law clinic

A $16,000 grant from the Michigan State Bar Foundation will help fund a partnership between University of Detroit Mercy School of Law and the United States District Court for the Eastern District of Michigan designed to aid hundreds of low-income, non-prisoner litigants who represent themselves in federal lawsuits each year. …

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 …

Oakland County Bar Foundation grant to help fund pro se clinic

A $10,000 grant from the Oakland County Bar Foundation will help fund a partnership between University of Detroit Mercy School of Law and the United States District Court for the Eastern District of Michigan designed to aid hundreds of low-income litigants who represent themselves in lawsuits before the federal court …

Clare Boothe Luce grant helps build new future for women in engineering

University of Detroit Mercy’s College of Engineering & Science is now home to the only current Clare Boothe Luce Professor in Michigan.  Funded by a five-year, $476,000 grant from Henry Luce Foundation’s Clare Boothe Luce Program, Megan O. Conrad, Ph.D., will serve as a role model and mentor for women …

$1.4 million in grants to Counseling have far-reaching effects

Two Counseling program grants are having a direct impact on students and the community at large. The grants, totaling $1.4 million, provide nearly $450,000 in stipends or tuition support for counseling students and $30,000 to program alumni for project participation. The immeasurable value is the impact on the Detroit community. …

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 …