Get to know: Alan Haras ’16, combining religious traditions into something new

In January, Jesuitical, a podcast presented by America Media, which publishes America, The Jesuit Review, posed the following question “Is it possible to blend yoga and Catholicism?” On that podcast, Bobby Karle, S.J., answered questions about Ignatian Yoga, a new movement gaining attention and which he co-founded with Alan Haras, …

New development near McNichols Campus breaks ground

For a few years, the Detroit Mercy-sponsored Live6 organization has been working with residents and businesses surrounding the McNichols Campus, and now a developer is doing the same work just down the road. 7.Liv is the name of an $8.3-million apartment and retail project at Seven Mile and Livernois; the …

Get to know: Katie Rohrhoff ’05, spreading love after a tragedy

During dinner on Valentine’s Day, 2015, John Rohrhoff suggested that he and his wife, Katie, do something special to honor their late daughter, Riley Katheryn, who died as an infant. That was three years ago today, and in that time, the Riley Katheryn Foundation has helped more than 50 families …

Detroit Mercy wins annual donor challenge

It’s official! University of Detroit Mercy defeated Oakland University in the 2018 Donor Challenge. The final tally: Detroit Mercy 697 donors, Oakland 683. Detroit Mercy was officially announced as the winner during the Titans vs. OU Men’s Basketball Game, Feb. 9, at Oakland University. Oakland’s Grizz the Bear wore our …

A student says ‘thank you’ for her scholarship

Ninety-seven percent of Detroit Mercy undergrad students receive some form of financial aid. Much of that comes in the form of scholarships made possible by donors.  As we begin our Support our Scholars crowdfunding program (it runs through March 5) we thought you’d like to read about the impact scholarships …