Detroit Mercy Law adds environmental law clinic

University of Detroit Mercy School of Law is partnering with the Great Lakes Environmental Law Center, to launch an Environmental Law Clinic to aid organizational clients and teach students how to affect regulatory policy in all three branches of state, provincial and federal government in both the United States and …

Student Pantry to open, seeks donations for students in need

On a national scale, more than 36 percent of all college students experience food insecurity. According to a study conducted at University of Detroit Mercy in fall 2017 by the Campus Kitchen and Student Social Workers Association, 46.5 percent of respondents reported food insecurity during their experience at the University. …

Some fun for Halloween

Safety Street 2018 was skele-tons of fun The annual event welcomes young children from the neighborhoods to campus to trick-or-treat in a safe environment. More than 1,765 pounds of candy was donated by Detroit Mercy student organizations, faculty, staff and administrators and was distributed by fraternities, sororities and student organizations …

Our first-day-of-school photos

You’ll see lots of photos on social media and on phones from coworkers who straggle in late today because it’s a national holiday of sorts — the first day of school! Classes at Detroit Mercy started last week, but we still want to share our photos of the day, as …

Help dental students raise funds for mission trip

A group of 20 dental students from Detroit Mercy’s chapter of the American Student Dental Association (ASDA) will travel to Guatemala at the end of July to help patients with important dental care needs. But to get there, they need some assistance. The Detroit Mercy group consists of dental students, dentists …

Professor writes of human rights visit to Honduras

Professor of Philosophy Gail M. Presbey ’81 joined a group of Sisters of Mercy as part of a human rights delegation to Honduras in support of the work of Ismael Moreno Coto, S.J., a Honduran priest known as Padre Melo. He is working to bring attention to human rights abuses …

Michigan Bar Foundation helps fund new Detroit Mercy Law clinic

A $16,000 grant from the Michigan State Bar Foundation will help fund a partnership between University of Detroit Mercy School of Law and the United States District Court for the Eastern District of Michigan designed to aid hundreds of low-income, non-prisoner litigants who represent themselves in federal lawsuits each year. …

Community service helps others, gets noticed

University of Detroit Mercy keeps the acts of service coming even in the middle of summer. And others are noticing. Two recent events were subjects of news stories by Detroit media and we wanted to be sure you saw the difference Detroit Mercy makes in the lives of the community all year …