Get to Know: Michael Brunker ’74, spending ‘his Heaven doing good on Earth’

Michael Brunker remembers the exact moment his life changed. It was in 1963 on his 11th birthday. Ernie Harwell, then the Detroit Tigers’ legendary announcer, called his mother’s name in a local raffle. She won his-and-hers cars, which his father promptly sold. The 1963 Dodge Dart and Plymouth Fury helped …

Third annual Clash of the Titans giving competition helps support athletics

University of Detroit Mercy announces the third annual Clash of the Titans giving competition to help support Detroit Mercy NCAA Division I athletic teams. The competition begins today and runs through Dec. 6. The goals of this effort are to increase financial support for teams from alumni and friends, and create …

Get to Know: Nathan Steinwascher ’14, ’16, knows a thing or two about goals

Nathan Steinwascher has lived a kind of double life over the last three years: By day, he’s a mild-mannered accountant, working with numbers and data, but at night, he is a fierce protector of a small-but-important square of grass. “It’s crazy to think about,” Steinwascher said. “I’m just so grateful …

Women’s softball wins Horizon League; to play in NCAA tournament

Junior Liz Murphy supplied the pitching, senior Kori Keyes provided offense and defense and seniors Jordan Manno and Courtney Gilbert produced the championship run as the University of Detroit Mercy softball team is heading to the NCAA Tournament by winning the Horizon League Championship on Saturday. The second-seeded Titans (31-26) needed to win two games over top-seeded UIC …