International business course brings together students, alumni mentors

A new twist on a longtime business course has added a unique dimension designed to deepen and expand the experience of studying the business climate in another country first-hand. The International Business Study Abroad program offered through the College of Business Administration has been offered for nearly two decades, which …

Engineering, Nursing students’ projects designed to improve life for veterans

Detroit Mercy Engineering and Nursing students joined forces with students from Lawrence Technological University and veterans over the past year to work on projects designed to ease challenges vets experience with everyday tasks due to physical disabilities. This capstone project began more than nine years ago at Detroit Mercy with …

Wheelchair escalator to make its debut March 22

University of Detroit Mercy will host a Wheelchair Escalator demonstration event from 1:30-4 p.m. Thursday, March 22, in the Engineering Building High Bay. Through a special project with the John Dingell Veterans Hospital in downtown Detroit, University of Detroit Mercy Engineering Professors Darrell Kleinke and Nassif Rayess and Nursing Professor …

Crowdfunding campaign for scholarships runs through March 5

University of Detroit Mercy has launched a crowdfunding initiative titled Support Our Scholars, which raises funds for the expendable scholarships at the University. This fund assists students who are struggling to fulfill basic needs and help them remain in college given unforeseen life circumstances they may experience. This critical fundraising …

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 …