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 …

Law grads make strong showing in bar exam

The Michigan State Board of Law Examiners (BLE) recently released the February 2018 bar exam results, which show that University of Detroit Mercy School of Law graduates earned the school a second-place bar passage ranking among Michigan law schools for this cycle. According to the official BLE report, both first-time takers and repeaters …

Alumna named dean of College of Engineering & Science

Earlier this month, University of Detroit Mercy appointed Katherine Snyder ’89, ’93, a two-time alumna of Detroit Mercy, dean of the College of Engineering & Science. Snyder has served as the College’s interim dean since May 31, 2017. Previously, she was the associate dean of Academic Affairs of the College …

Missed commencements? Don’t fret, here’s complete coverage

University of Detroit Mercy welcomed more than 1,500 graduates to the rank of Detroit Mercy alumni at commencement ceremonies held May 11 and 12 and three notable alumni addressed the newly minted Titans. The weekend festivities began with the School of Dentistry commencement the morning of May 11 at Calihan …

Grants help Detroit Mercy build boundless futures

Recent charitable grants totaling more than $473,000 will support scholarships, programs, faculty research and community outreach at Detroit Mercy. The grants are: $80,000 from the Sutaruk Foundation to fund the Alex Sutaruk Scholarship program for Engineering students, which honors the legacy of Alex Sutaruk ’51. In 2017, 14 Engineering students …

Look to your mailboxes for Spiritus!

Spiritus, the alumni publication for University of Detroit Mercy, is headed your way. The spring edition of the twice-yearly publication will be in your mailboxes soon, This edition includes lots of great stuff, including an exciting update on our $100-million Campaign for University of Detroit Mercy. We also talk to …