Clare Boothe Luce grant helps build new future for women in engineering

University of Detroit Mercy’s College of Engineering & Science is now home to the only current Clare Boothe Luce Professor in Michigan.  Funded by a five-year, $476,000 grant from Henry Luce Foundation’s Clare Boothe Luce Program, Megan O. Conrad, Ph.D., will serve as a role model and mentor for women …

$1.4 million in grants to Counseling have far-reaching effects

Two Counseling program grants are having a direct impact on students and the community at large. The grants, totaling $1.4 million, provide nearly $450,000 in stipends or tuition support for counseling students and $30,000 to program alumni for project participation. The immeasurable value is the impact on the Detroit community. …

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 …

Theatre Company expands programming

In addition to great theater, University of Detroit Mercy’s Theatre Company is presenting a major expansion in programming designed to make the carefully chosen theatrical works even more relevant to the community. Every show in the company’s 46th season will feature a number of opportunities for audience members to discuss …

Grant provides scholarships for Health Professions students

Three College of Health Professions undergraduate students received $4,000 scholarships for this year thanks to a grant from Metro Health Foundation. CHP Dean Christine Pacini ’70, ’74 hosted an event for Metro Health Foundation representatives Theresa Sondys, senior program officer, and Dr. Judy Bean, board member, to meet the 2016-17 scholarship recipients …

Delta Dental helps Detroit Mercy Dental establish mobile clinic

Delta Dental Foundation has made a $56,000 grant for University of Detroit Mercy School of Dentistry to establish a four-chair portable dental clinic within the ACCESS facility in Dearborn. ACCESS, an acronym for Arab Community Center for Economic and Social Services, is the largest Arab-American human services nonprofit in the …