$1.6-million grant will support new teaching and learning center

University of Detroit Mercy has received a $1.6-million grant from the U.S. Department of Education (DoE) Office of Postsecondary Education. This five-year competitive grant was awarded through the DoE’s Title III Part A Strengthening Institutions Program (SIP), which provides grants to institutions that serve a high percentage of traditionally underserved …

University of Detroit Mercy announces a new campus expansion in Novi 

University of Detroit Mercy has acquired a new 40,000-square-foot facility in Novi that allows the institution to expand graduate and health education programs, and provides space for future offerings. This new campus comes at an important time for the University and the community as demand for healthcare graduates grows. With …

New program leads to Master’s in Nursing for anyone with bachelor’s degree

Healthcare is one of the fastest growing industries in the United States and University of Detroit Mercy is responding to the increasing need for registered nurses with a new program that is the first of its kind in Michigan. The Master’s Entry Advanced Generalist Nursing (MEAGN) program prepares anyone with …

Detroit Mercy professor’s find rewrites history of the dinosaurs

Scientists have long opposed the idea that dinosaurs lived in aquatic habitats. Now, an international team of researchers, led by National Geographic Explorer and University of Detroit Mercy professor Nizar Ibrahim, has discovered unambiguous evidence that Spinosaurus aegyptiacus, the longest predatory dinosaur known, was aquatic, and used tail-propelled swimming locomotion …

Alumni Spirit Awards event rescheduled for Sept. 25

University of Detroit Mercy is suspending or canceling all student events, external events and events with 100 or more participants based on Michigan Gov. Gretchen Whitmer’s recommendations for controlling the spread of the coronavirus. Unfortunately, this includes Detroit Mercy’s Alumni Achievement Spirit Awards scheduled for Friday, April 24. We feel, however, it …