Racial and Cultural Barriers to Mental Health: A discussion on relevant issues

Detroit Mercy will host the town hall, “Racial and Cultural Barriers to Mental Health: A discussion on relevant issues,” on Tuesday, Oct. 27 from 7 to 9 p.m. on Zoom. Featured panelists will include: Student Government President Ken Donaldson Black Student Union President Dalonzo Curges Former President of LatinX Edwin …

Detroit Mercy Law Associate Dean of Experiential Education Nicholas Schroeck discusses the impact of building demolitions on Detroit residents in the Detroit Free Press article, “Children were at risk so Detroit promised to halt demolitions. But that didn’t happen,” Oct. 17.

University Ministry offers virtual Mass and programming this fall

Stay informed on campus events this year through Detroit Mercy Live at live.udmercy.edu and follow University Ministry on all socials. Visit the University Ministry Office on the first floor of Shiple Hall, contact a University Minister or visit the University Ministry website for more information. Mass All faiths are welcome …

Isaiah McKinnon ’75, ’78, a retired Detroit Mercy professor, retired chief of police of the Detroit Police Department and former deputy mayor of Detroit was interviewed about the shifting relationship between police and the community, and how to responsibly bring about change in the Detroit Free Press article, “Retired Detroit …

Commemorating Juneteenth

The latest reflection organized by Assistant to the President for Mission Integration Catherine Punsalan-Manlimos: Members of the university community are gathering in solidarity with our Black brothers and sisters—students, faculty, staff, administrators, contractors and members of the greater Detroit community—as we celebrate Juneteenth, the national holiday initiated to commemorate the …

Let’s Talk: Too Many Lives Lost

The latest reflection organized by Assistant to the President for Mission Integration Catherine Punsalan-Manlimos: While the Office of Mission Integration has put a pause on sending weekly videos to devote time to work on numerous projects related to our return to campus, our Jesuit and Mercy mission makes it impossible …

Let’s Talk: Gratitude for Detroit Mercy

The latest reflection organized by Assistant to the President for Mission Integration Catherine Punsalan-Manlimos: Last week, we marked the dates that would have been commencement for undergraduate and graduate students on our three campuses. During the entire month of May, the University will continue to celebrate the growth and accomplishments …

Grants aid students and community work

Recent charitable grants totaling more than half a million dollars will support scholarships, programs, faculty research and community outreach at Detroit Mercy. The two largest grants, totaling $420,000, were made by the Kresge Foundation to the Detroit Collaborative Design Center (DCDC), a nonprofit architecture and urban design firm within the …

Detroit Mercy hosts first Community Development Education Symposium

The state of community development education is a hot topic among educators in the relatively new field. It’s a major reason why the University of Detroit Mercy’s Master in Community Development program recently brought together top educators for the 2019 Community Development Education Symposium in Detroit. “It brought together Community …

Neighborhood HomeBase opens new chapter for Livernois-McNichols area

Government, civic and neighborhood leaders announced the opening of Neighborhood HomeBase, a storefront community space in the Livernois-McNichols area that will provide residents with meeting and gathering spaces, while connecting them with neighborhood organizations, nonprofits and city government. Kresge Foundation President Rip Rapson, University of Detroit Mercy President Antoine Garibaldi, …

Martin Luther King Jr. community events – Make it a day on, not a day off

Looking to get involved on MLK Day? Help the AmeriCorps Urban Safety Program board up vacant homes and clean lots around the Fitzgerald neighborhood near the McNichols Campus. The service day will begin at Bethune Elementary-Middle School, 8145 Puritan, on Monday, Jan. 21 at 8 a.m. Work will conclude at 2 …

Safety Street 2018 was skele-tons of fun

Thank you to all Detroit Mercy student organizations, faculty, staff and administrators who helped make this year’s Safety Street event a pumpkin-smash of a success. With more than 1,765 pounds of donated candy, fraternities, sororities and student organizations decorated booths for the neighborhood children to trick-or-treat on the McNichols Campus.  …

Join the Women’s Leadership Round Table

The Women’s Leadership Round Table invites all interested colleagues to its first meeting of the semester on Wednesday, Oct. 10, from noon to 1 p.m. in Room 324 of the McNichols Campus Library. Coffee, tea and light refreshments will be offered. For this first discussion, Associate Professor of Nursing Judith Mouch, RSM will …

Live Detroit at Homecoming, Sept. 28-29

Detroit Mercy’s 2018 Homecoming is coming fast, Sept. 28–29, and will provide a wealth of opportunities for alumni, friends, family and the community to have fun and re-discover our historic city, Detroit. Everyone is invited to participate — students, alumni, neighbors, community residents and visitors from out of town. Check …

United Children and Family Head Start (UCFHS) presented its Community Service Award to Associate Professor of English Mary-Catherine Harrison in recognition of the partnership between UCFHS and Rx for Reading Detroit.

Check Live6’s Market on the Ave!

Bring your family and friends to the Live6 Market on the Ave this weekend for fresh produce, live music, exceptional food and locally made products! The market, which is just across the street from our McNichols Campus, is open the second and fourth Saturdays of each month through the end …