We want your stories!

It should come as no surprise to discover that alumni from Detroit Mercy are internationally known entrepreneurs and healthcare workers, award-winning entertainers and producers, athletes, coaches, volunteers and doers. Chances are, you can find yourself in one of those categories above. We want to tell your story, because in telling these stories, …

Professor’s Arabic calligraphy inspires Turkish university’s sculpture

Nihad Dukhan, professor of Mechanical Engineering, has left a lasting mark on Istanbul Technical University (ITU) in Istanbul, Turkey, with his artistic Arabic calligraphy. Dukhan’s figure of  “pen” (at right) inspired the ITU’s 250th anniversary sculpture that greets campus visitors on ITU’s Ayazaga campus. His interest in Arabic calligraphy began when he was in the …

Alumna honored for commitment to students

Congratulations to alumna Kathleen Walker ’08, ReBUILDetroit student success coordinator, who received Detroit Mercy’s 2016 Commitment to Excellence Award for an administrator for her dedication to student success. The award, given each December, recognizes outstanding staff and administrators who provide excellent service, promote Detroit Mercy’s mission and go beyond the expectations …

Alumnus professor works on future of chemistry teaching

Professor of Chemistry and Biochemistry, Matthew Mio ’97, was elected as a full member of the Society Committee on Education (SOCED) within the American Chemical Society (ACS), which supports the development and implementation of programs that bring the wonder, excitement, opportunities and challenges of modern chemical science. “This is a …

Ford, CES pair for mobility app

Later this year nonprofit organizations and volunteers may be able to connect and work together thanks to an app being developed by students and faculty in the College of Engineering & Science. The $200,000 Bill Ford Better World Challenge grant is an innovative global program in which Ford employees work …