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 …

Sarah Cornwell: Humbled by the honor

Sarah Cornwell was shocked at commencements last month when she heard her name called as the recipient of the Vivere ex Missione award for graduate students. She shouldn’t have been too surprised, though. The award is presented annually to students — one graduate level and one undergraduate — who best exemplify the mission of …

Nara Gonczigsuren: Living the mission

As a high school student, Nara Gonczigsuren chose Detroit Mercy for its academic programs. What she didn’t realize at the time is that she would discover that many of her favorite parts of college would take place outside of the classroom. Gonczigsuren, who graduated in May with a bachelor’s degree in Biology and a …

Criminal clinic law professors honored at retirement

Friends, family, and colleagues gathered at University of Detroit Mercy School of Law on Friday, June 9, to celebrate the retirement of Adjunct Professors Richard T. Krisciunas ’72, ‘7 and Michael V. Morgan ’69, ’72. The pair has been co-teaching the School’s Criminal Trial Clinic since 2008. Through their work, the professors …