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 …

Get to Know: Kaitlyn Miklovich ’18, ’19 is up to the mission of Challenge Detroit

Kaitlyn Miklovich grew up about 75 miles outside of Detroit in the small town of Clifford, Mich. So when she announced she was going to attend University of Detroit Mercy, it raised some eyebrows. “My mom was really, really worried about me coming to school in Detroit,” Miklovich said. “But …

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 …

Class of 2019 Spirit Awards: Nancy Glen ’86 and Ralph McDowell ’86, attorneys

Each year, University of Detroit Mercy chooses an alumnus of each of its Colleges or Schools to honor as someone who has excelled in his or her profession, demonstrated outstanding leadership in work and devoted himself or herself in service to the larger community. Award recipients reflect the University’s mission …

Class of 2019 Alumni Spirit Awards: John D. Lewis ’74, business leader

Each year, University of Detroit Mercy chooses an alumnus of each of its Colleges or Schools to honor as someone who has excelled in his or her profession, demonstrated outstanding leadership in work and devoted himself or herself in service to the larger community. Award recipients reflect the University’s mission …

Class of 2019 Spirit Awards: Janet Robinson ’69, education leader

Each year, University of Detroit Mercy chooses an alumnus of each of its Colleges or Schools to honor as someone who has excelled in his or her profession, demonstrated outstanding leadership in work and devoted himself or herself in service to the larger community. Award recipients reflect the University’s mission …

Class of 2019 Spirit Awards: Kathleen Reehil ’67, groundbreaking architect

Each year, University of Detroit Mercy chooses an alumnus of each of its Colleges or Schools to honor as someone who has excelled in his or her profession, demonstrated outstanding leadership in work and devoted himself or herself in service to the larger community. Award recipients reflect the University’s mission …