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Professor of History and department co-chair Roy E. Finkenbine recently gave a talk, “The Strange Careers of Solomon Northup,” at the Northville District Library as one …

Associate Professor of Law Cara Cunningham Warren recently had her book, International Law in Context published by Carolina Academic Press. According to Carolina Academic Press: …

University Minister for Service and Justice Erin McDonald is a co-host on a new podcast, “Beyond the Habit.” The podcast moves beyond everyday assumptions of …

Detroit Mercy Director of Information Security Kevin Hickey was a co-presenter for the November InCommon IAM Online, “Extending IAM to the Cloud: It’s Still Your …

School of Dentistry Assistant Dean of Student Services and Enrollment Management Juliette Daniels participated as a speaker during the 2022 Health Professions Week in November. …

Associate Professor of Religious Studies Patrick Kelly, S.J. was recently featured in a Q&A interview with USC’s Institute of Advance Catholic Studies. He answered questions …

Professor of History and department co-chair Roy E. Finkenbine recently completed a Visiting Fellowship in AP African American Studies with the College Board. In this role, …

Associate Professor of Architecture and Community Development Tadd Heidgerken was recently named as a winner of the 2022 Stewardson Keefe LeBrun Travel Grant by the …

Professor of History and Department Co-Chair Roy E. Finkenbine gave a virtual talk Nov. 18 on “How Potawatomi Hospitality Explains the Experience of Two Freedom Seekers” …

College of Business Administration Dean Joseph Eisenhauer was recently featured in a WalletHub article about Personal Injury Protection (PIP). The article was published on Nov. …

Professor Emerita of Psychology Libby Balter Blume co-authored the chapter “Transdisciplinary Family Science” in the new Sourcebook of Family Theories and Methodologies, published by Springer. …

Ticketing & Audience Development Coordinator and Adjunct Professor of Theatre Sarah Hawkins Rusk is directing “The Children” by Lucy Kirkwood at the Open Book Theatre …

Professor of History and Department Co-Chair Roy E. Finkenbine served as a guest editor for the Fall 2022 Michigan Historical Review, a special issue which …

Professor of Philosophy Juan Carlos Flores had his article, “Ancient Love of Wisdom and its Medieval Transformation” recently published in History of Philosophy Quarterly, a …

Associate Professor of Mechanical Engineering Richard Hill was recently featured in a Q&A article on Inside Higher Ed. Hill answered three questions in the article, …

Speaking at the ninth annual David Mosimann Foundation Forum on Oct. 7 in Milan, Italy, School of Dentistry Dean Mert Aksu presented a lecture titled, …

Library Professor Jill Turner was recently recognized by Wayne State’s School of Information Sciences with its 2022 Distinguished Alumni Award. Turner, who has served in …

College of Health Professions Associate Professor Zigmond Kozicki and alumna Stephanie Baiyasi-Kozicki ’15 will be co-presenters at the fifth International Conference on Environmental Sustainability and …

Provost and Vice President for Academic Affairs Pamela Zarkowski was named as a member of the American College of Dentists (ACD) Board for a four-year …

Provost and Vice President for Academic Affairs Pamela Zarkowski provided two virtual presentations to the Pierre Fauchard Academy, a dental honor service organization. The presentations …

Stacy Gnall, Detroit Mercy’s poet-in-residence and adjunct instructor of English, will read her work on Oct. 16 as part of the Sunday Reading Series at …

Gary Erwin, associate vice president of Marketing & Communications, has his short story “Migration” accepted for publication by Clockhouse, a national literary journal published by …

Assistant Professor of English Stephen Pasqualina published an essay titled “Teach Students to Be Critics—and Builders” in Inside Higher Ed.

Anne Kohnke, principal investigator for the Center of Academic Excellence in Cyber Defense (CAE-CD) and director of the Center for Cyber Security & Intelligence Studies, …

Assistant Professor of English Stephen Pasqualina published “Such a Tangible Thing: Zora Neale Hurston’s Unruly Stones of Memory” in The Journal of American Culture. The …

Professor of Philosophy David Koukal recently presented his paper, “Post-Truthism and the Fragility of Sense” to the German Society for Phenomenological Research, Friedrich-Schiller-Universitat (Jena, Germany) …

Mark Zachos, director of Vehicle Cyber Engineering Programs for University of Detroit Mercy, recently gave a presentation on vehicle cybersecurity threats to wheeled vehicle mechanic …

On Sept. 15, Professor of History and department co-chair Roy E. Finkenbine gave a talk on “The Indigenous Underground Railroad” at Latrobe University in Melbourne, Australia. …

Alexandra Hichel, director of recruitment and communications for the College of Liberal Arts & Education, received the IABC IED Chair award, a top international award …

Clinical Associate Professor Lori Glenn was elected to serve as a director at large for the National Council of State Boards of Nursing (NCSBN). She …

Senior Lecturer in Decision Sciences Terry L. Howard was elected as a board member for the Colleagues in Jesuit Business Education (CJBE) during the annual …

On Aug. 15, Associate Professor of Religious Studies Justin Kelly, S.J. completed his 50th year at the University. Kelly, who joined the University in 1972, …

Professor of Philosophy David Koukal recently had his essay, “American Higher Education, the De-Worlding of World, and the Lessons of Situated Finitude” published in the …

Associate Professor Andrew Papa presented a paper and delivered a presentation at the Association for Theatre in Higher Education Conference on July 30. The paper …

Associate Professor of Physics Eswara Prasad Venugopal‘s paper “Race, Gender, and Indigenous Knowledge in the Introductory Physics Curriculum” earned top honors at the 2022 American …

Fr. Patrick Kelly, S.J., associate professor of Religious Studies, was featured and quoted in the article, “How America Sold Out Little League Baseball,” which was …

Lecturer in Economics Joseph Weglarz recently discussed the state of the economy and inflation on the Mildred Gaddis Show, broadcasted on KISS-FM (105.9). Weglarz was …

Saran Hollier, associate professor and undergraduate chair in the McAuley School of Nursing, has been selected for the 2022-23 class of American Association of Colleges …

Assistant Professor of Theatre Mary Elizabeth Valesano, Detroit Mercy Theatre Company’s costume designer, is also the costumer for Relativity, which just opened at Theatre Nova in …

Professor of History and department co-chair Roy E. Finkenbine was recently quoted in USA Today in an article titled, “A woman enslaved by a major Harvard …

Professor of History and department co-chair Roy E. Finkenbine presented a paper on “What an Odawa/Ojibwa Oral Tradition Tells Us About Michigan’s Underground Railroad” on May …

Professor of History and department co-chair Roy E. Finkenbine co-presented in an International Underground Railroad Month webinar on May 11, 2022. The webinar promoted how communities …

On May 6, Professor of History and department co-chair Roy E. Finkenbine gave a talk on “Native Americans and Freedom Seekers: A Hidden History” to …

Visiting Assistant Professor of Law Elizabeth Sherowski was awarded a $3,000 Teaching Grant from the Association of Legal Writing Directors. The ALWD grants enable gifted …

Professor of History and department co-chair Roy E. Finkenbine made a virtual presentation on “The Indigenous Underground Railroad” as part of a lecture series sponsored and …

Detroit Mercy students Phebi Lee, Crea Sidney, Katie Bilello and Omar Ammoun, along with Professor of Chemistry Mark Benvenuto were recently featured in Behind the …

Marketing & Communications Senior Communications Officer Ricky Lindsay‘s article, Detroit Mercy brings computer science education to Detroit Public Schools, was featured in the April issue of …

Chair and Professor of Civil, Architectural and Environmental Engineering Utpal Dutta was featured in the April edition of the Detroiter Magazine. Dutta discussed how autonomous …

Associate Professor of the School of Architecture & Community Development Claudia Bernasconi and Professor of Mathematics & Computer Science Kathy Zhong co-authored an article in …

Professor of English Nicholas Rombes was interviewed for the “Culture File” podcast on Ireland’s National Public Service Media. The focus was on Rombes’ book, 10/40/70: Film …