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 …

A ghost story for Halloween*

*Brought to you in part by the Detroit Mercy libraries. For more than a century, a ghostly spectre known as Green Eyes has haunted the Chickamauga Battlefield in Tennessee. Writer Daniel Jackson, explores the legend in an article for Pulse, the Chattanooga, Tenn. His research led him to University of Detroit Mercy’s online …