ReBUILDetroit students earn top awards

More than 15 ReBUILDetroit scholars attended in the Annual Biomedical Research Conference for Minority Students (ABRCMS), one of the largest communities of underrepresented minorities in science, technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM) in November.  ReBUILDetroit is funded by a $21-million grant from the National Institutes of Health to increase diversity in …

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 …

Good news about enrollment

The final figures aren’t official yet, but the University announced Sept. 6 that there is good news on the enrollment front.  Detroit Mercy’s preliminary full-time undergraduate enrollment is eight percent higher than last year on this date and total enrollment is 5,037 students. That compares with 4,828 at this time …