DCDC takes its expertise on the road

The national reputation of Detroit Mercy’s Detroit Collaborative Design Center (DCDC) is on the rise. Thanks to a grant by the Kresge Foundation’s American Cities Practice, the DCDC is advising community development and economic engine groups in Memphis, Tenn., and Milwaukee, Wisc. Both cities are developing reports and community development …

We want your stories!

It should come as no surprise to discover that alumni from Detroit Mercy are internationally known entrepreneurs and healthcare workers, award-winning entertainers and producers, athletes, coaches, volunteers and doers. Chances are, you can find yourself in one of those categories above. We want to tell your story, because in telling these stories, …

AIA honors DCDC’s work, commitment

The Detroit Collaborative Design Center has been named the 2017 winner of the American Institute of Architects’ prestigious Whitney M. Young Jr. Award. Named for the civil rights leader, the honor is given to an architect or architectural organization that “embodies social responsibility and actively addresses a relevant issue, such …

2017 Spirit Awards honorees named

Each year, the University honors one alumnus from each of its schools and colleges for an Alumni Achievement Spirit Award. These honorees are leaders in their fields and have made their marks in other ways, too. The 2017 Spirit Award recipients who will be honored at a special event on …

Completed renovation brings many benefits

This past summer, the School of Architecture completed another interior renovation project focused on the lower level of the building. This project was the third phase of a $1-million investment in the School’s facilities over the last five years, and represents the culmination of the master plan created by former …