Pulitzer Prize winner’s talk to headline Black History Month events

A talk by a Pulitzer Prize-winning author opens University of Detroit Mercy’s Black History Month 2021 celebration. W. Caleb McDaniel will discuss his book Sweet Taste of Liberty: A True Story of Slavery and Restitution in America in a virtual format Feb. 2 from 6:30-8 p.m. Sweet Taste of Liberty tells the story of …

President Garibaldi discusses University issues on Public Television show

University of Detroit Mercy President Antoine M. Garibaldi was a featured guest on Detroit Public Television’s “American Black Journal” on Sunday, Jan. 10. Garibaldi and host Stephen Henderson discussed the University’s response to the pandemic, the McNichols Campus renovation currently underway and other University issues. Click on this link to …

Six leaders named to University Board of Trustees

University of Detroit Mercy (Detroit Mercy) recently appointed six industry and religious leaders to the institution’s Board of Trustees. These individuals have made global contributions to their professions and represented the Jesuit and Mercy traditions in those fields and in their communities. Their terms of service are effective immediately. University …

University breaks ground on McNichols Campus Renovation Project

Community leaders, members of the Detroit Mercy community and news media joined President Antoine M. Garibaldi on Monday, Nov. 16, for the official groundbreaking celebration of the expansive McNichols Campus Renovation Project announced in February. Garibaldi welcomed the small crowd that had gathered for this event and explained that the renovation …

$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 …