Science students bring fruit fly science to kindergarteners 

Detroit Mercy senior Luciana Riachi spent her spring break not on some beach in a warm locale enjoying some much-needed relaxation. Instead, she spent time introducing high-level scientific concepts to young children.  In early March, Riachi and several Detroit Mercy College of Engineering & Science students brought microscopes to show …

Get to know: Earl Cureton ’11, basketball legend works for Detroit’s communities

Earl Cureton ’11 has spent his adult life alongside some of the greatest basketball players in the world. The Detroit Mercy Titans Hall of Famer played 12 years in the NBA, sharing a court with Michael Jordan and a number of legends while winning a pair of championships. When his …

Get to know: Robert McKeon Aloe ’06, using science in pursuit of perfect espresso

Robert McKeon Aloe draws from his day job at Apple, his University of Detroit Mercy education and a passion for data science in creating a tiny cup of perfection. McKeon Aloe, a 2006 alumnus of Detroit Mercy’s College of Engineering & Sciences, works as a manager for Apple in California, …

Class of ’22: Valedictorian’s love for literature fuels dental dreams

To mark the graduation of the Class of 2022, Marketing & Communications is profiling several students who were nominated by staff and faculty for their contributions to the University and their potential to make a difference after graduation. For more information about 2022 commencement exercises, please click here. When Mehar Soni gives her …

Class of ’22: Grad moves across the globe to fulfill basketball dream

To mark the graduation of the Class of 2022, Marketing & Communications is profiling several students who were nominated by staff and faculty for their contributions to the University and their potential to make a difference after graduation. For more information about 2022 commencement exercises, please click here. Nothing has been normal or …

Class of ’22: HSA grad moves through tragedy to fulfill promise

To mark the graduation of the Class of 2022, Marketing & Communications is profiling several students who were nominated by staff and faculty for their contributions to the University and their potential to make a difference after graduation. For more information about 2022 commencement exercises, please click here. When Lourdes Lewis walks across …

Class of ’22: Dental student’s passion leads the way for her family 

To mark the graduation of the Class of 2022, Marketing & Communications is profiling several students who were nominated by staff and faculty for their contributions to the University and their potential to make a difference after graduation. For more information about 2022 commencement exercises, please click here.  Sandy Wang may be young, …