Proud to be Jesuit educated

The Association of Jesuit Colleges and Universities is promoting Jesuit education this admissions season with a new website and a video promoting the unique features of a Jesuit education. The video features students from the 28 Jesuit colleges and universities — including Detroit Mercy— on their campuses across the country …

Mercy comes in many forms

Last week, in honor of Mercy Week, we asked readers to send us reflections on what Mercy means to them. We were supporting the efforts of the Religious Sisters of Mercy, one of the founders of the University whose values color everything Detroit Mercy does. It is part of a …

What does Mercy mean to you?

Sunday, Sept. 24, is Mercy Day, a celebration of the day in 1827 when Catherine McAuley opened her first House of Mercy, offering aid to those in need. The house remains a symbol of her legacy of mercy, 190 years later.  McAuley was a Catholic laywoman of great means and …

Jesuit alumni gathering inspires

University of Detroit Mercy was well-represented at the World Union of Jesuit Alumni Congress held last week at John Carroll University in Cleveland. Two attendees shared their thoughts on the event after it ended. Gerald Cavanagh, S.J., Detroit Mercy professor of management, planned the program for alumni interested in business and filled it …