Veterans Helping Veterans needs your help

University of Detroit Mercy’s initiative to strengthen the institution’s ability to support U.S. military veterans is nearing its fundraising goal. The University’s crowdfunding initiative, Veterans Helping Veterans, which can be found on our crowdfunding site, seeks contributions toward a crowdfunding goal of $50,000 to establish a new Veterans Lounge for student …

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 …

History Channel documentary features Detroit Mercy’s Gregory Sumner

Earlier this month, Detroiters rejoiced at the news that Ford Motor Co. had purchased and would renovate the Michigan Central Station, long a symbol of the decay and neglect of the city of Detroit. On Sunday, July 1, the legendary train station is a centerpiece in “Detroit: Comeback City,” a …

Art abounds in Live6 neighborhood

As the neighborhoods around University of Detroit Mercy’s McNichols Campus re-energize, they start to develop a vibe all their own. People are noticing. In the most recent edition of the online Detroit-neighborhoods-focused ModelD, writer David Sands looks at all the art — both public and for sale in galleries — …

Saying good-bye to Sr. Beth

For a long, long time (click on the video to learn just how long), Sister Beth Ann Finster, SSJ, has been a friend to University of Detroit and University of Detroit Mercy. A fixture at Shiple, the freshman residence hall, she befriended at least a generation of students and made …

Making the most at Mackinac Conference

University of Detroit Mercy President Antoine M. Garibaldi attended the 2018 Mackinac Policy Conference last week to learn more about what’s in store for the state, business industry and higher education community. And while he was there, Dr. Garibaldi made sure everyone knew what great things are happening at Detroit …

Professor is Fulbright Scholar — again

Being selected for a Fulbright is often a once-in-a-lifetime opportunity. But for Detroit Mercy Professor of Mechanical Engineering Nihad Dukhan, it’s now a twice-in-a-lifetime experience. Dukhan, who was a Fulbright Scholar during the 2014-15 school year, was recently selected as a Fulbright Specialist this summer at Yildiz Technical University in …