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 …

Magazine features Detroit Mercy’s work in the community

The Hub Detroit, a free monthly magazine telling the stories of Detroit’s neighborhoods featured Detroit Mercy’s many community programs in its August issue. In an article titled “Breaking Barriers: University strives to meld with community,” Detroit Mercy President Antoine M. Garibaldi, Ph.D., talks about the unique relationship the University and …

GM Student Corps, 5 years of changing lives

The GM Student Corps celebrates its fifth and largest year, helping young people in underserved school districts transform their communities and jump start their futures. Students spent Thursday, July 20, at University of Detroit Mercy’s McNichols Campus working with faculty and learning important life skills as they prepare for college. Pershing High …