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 …

Detroit Mercy wins annual donor challenge

It’s official! University of Detroit Mercy defeated Oakland University in the 2018 Donor Challenge. The final tally: Detroit Mercy 697 donors, Oakland 683. Detroit Mercy was officially announced as the winner during the Titans vs. OU Men’s Basketball Game, Feb. 9, at Oakland University. Oakland’s Grizz the Bear wore our …

Next Live6 Alliance, Model D Speakeasy topic is safety

Public safety experts will discuss local safety issues in the third installment of the speaker series, Speakeasy, set for 6 p.m. Friday, Jan. 20. The event is open to everyone. Presenters will include public safety experts from Detroit Mercy and Marygrove College, community patrol supervisors, police officers from Detroit’s 12th Precinct …

Detroit is a hotspot, so says the New York Times

If you still live near University of Detroit Mercy—and our statistics show that 57 percent of our graduates do—you might want to spruce up your guest room. If you’ve moved away, you might want to pack your bags. The New York Times has included Detroit on its list of “52 Places …

‘Silence,’ the highly anticipated film on Jesuits, opens today

The Jesuits take center stage this weekend as Martin Scorcese’s long-awaited “Silence” opens in wide release around the country. The film is an adaptation of a 1969 novel of the same name by Japanese writer Shusaku Endo. It tells the story of a 17th-Century Jesuit who travels to Japan—where Christianity is outlawed—to find …

A few words on thankfulness

Happy Thanksgiving. Today, we offer you these thoughts from the two people whose lives continue to inspire us at University of Detroit Mercy. “The Lord and Master of our house and home is a faithful provider. Let us never desire more than enough—He will give that and a blessing,” wrote Catherine …