Wheelchair escalator to make its debut March 22

University of Detroit Mercy will host a Wheelchair Escalator demonstration event from 1:30-4 p.m. Thursday, March 22, in the Engineering Building High Bay. Through a special project with the John Dingell Veterans Hospital in downtown Detroit, University of Detroit Mercy Engineering Professors Darrell Kleinke and Nassif Rayess and Nursing Professor …

Campaign update: Contributions near $84 million

The Campaign for Detroit Mercy has made considerable progress toward the $100 million fundraising goal by 2019 and students are seeing the results in expanded programming, new learning spaces and enhanced opportunities in the classroom. “We have seen strong momentum since we began the public phase of our campaign in …

Proud to be Jesuit educated

The Association of Jesuit Colleges and Universities is promoting Jesuit education this admissions season with a new website and a video promoting the unique features of a Jesuit education. The video features students from the 28 Jesuit colleges and universities — including Detroit Mercy— on their campuses across the country …

A Jesuit perspective on poverty

A local boy who now works in Rome as the General Treasurer of the Society of Jesus flew home earlier this month to share his worldwide perspective on poverty as a member of the Jesuits. The local boy was J. Thomas McClain, S.J., who attended Gesu School, and graduated from …