Winter intercession, academic advising, class schedules and registration

The University will offer six online undergraduate courses in a Winter intercession, Tuesday, Jan. 5 to Friday, Jan. 15, before the Winter 2021 semester begins on Jan. 19. Undergraduate students will be allowed to register for one intercession course each. Credit and tuition for courses completed will be part of …

Fall Festival photos online

Students safely enjoyed outdoor bubble soccer, painting, laser tag, giveaways and live music at this year’s Fall Festival. All areas followed CDC-approved sanitation protocols, social distancing guidelines and mask procedures. View the photo gallery on Facebook.

TRIO program will continue to service low income and first-generation students thanks to grant renewal

University of Detroit Mercy’s TRIO Student Support Services (SSS) will continue to positively impact students’ college experience thanks to the U.S. Department of Education announcing a renewal of a five-year Student Support Services (SSS) grant of more than $1 million. “With the COVID-19 global pandemic serving as an added potential …

Student Fitness Center floor reopens

The Student Fitness Center floor reopens on Monday, Sept. 21 with modified programs and procedures to keep the community engaged and safe. Visit the Student Fitness Center for current hours of operation. Latest COVID-19 Modifications To assure the safety and health of our Titan community, please be aware of the …

Creative writing class brings Detroit Mercy students and alumni together

University of Detroit Mercy Professor of English Nick Rombes decided to do something creative for his creative writing class this summer, inviting several alumni to audit the class to create a mix of alumni and current undergrad students. “The idea was to bring together students and alums from different age …

McNichols Campus Library welcomes students and offers round-the-clock resources

Dean Dean, along with the entire McNichols Campus Library team, welcomes our Titans back to campus with warm smiles (safely behind masks), scholarly resources and 24/7 online assistance.  For students on campus, the McNichols Campus Library is open Monday through Thursday from 8 a.m. to 8 p.m. and Friday from …

University Recreation starts fresh this fall with intramurals, fitness and more

The Student Fitness Center is now open and University Recreation is very excited to see Titans return to campus in a safe and healthy environment. Visit the Student Fitness Center for current hours of operation. COVID-19 Modifications To assure the safety and health of our Titan community, please be aware …

Detroit Mercy welcomes new students

Students arrived at Shiple Hall and other Detroit Mercy residence facilities from many parts of the country this week. Some students travelled from places as far as Massachusetts or California, while others came from right here in the city of Detroit. All of them expressed confidence in the University’s plans …

AJCU statement on ICE Guidance for international students

Detroit Mercy stands with the AJCU and its concerns about guidance for international students released by the U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE): The Association of Jesuit Colleges and Universities (AJCU) expresses grave concern about guidance for international students released by the U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) on Monday, …

Snapshots of a Pandemic

We may be in the middle of a pandemic, but life goes on. Detroit Mercy’s Marketing & Communications Team is collecting stories of the many inspiring and heartwarming ways our alumni, students and other members of the University community are responding. In the series we are calling “Snapshots of a …

Service brings deeper meaning to students’ classroom experiences at Detroit Mercy

Service learning is an integral part of many disciplines at the University of Detroit Mercy. During the 2018-19 academic year, students at Detroit Mercy Law provided 20,000 hours of assistance to residents of metropolitan Detroit through legal clinics. Detroit Mercy Dental students completed just over 77,000 patient visits that added …

University Ministry internship available

The 2020-2021 University Ministry Internship program is now open for application to all Detroit Mercy students. This is a formation program to accompany students on their faith journey while serving peers in a specific area of ministry. Interns will: Attend and facilitate retreats and other University Ministry experiences and events …

McNichols Renovation Project focuses on efficiency, sustainability and state-of-the-art facilities

University of Detroit Mercy announces its first major investment following the close of its most successful fundraising campaign ever, which raised nearly $115 million. This major renovation project will significantly change the University’s McNichols Campus, which has served as an anchor in northwest Detroit. This project will also reposition the …

Day of Giving, Feb. 18

Detroit Mercy Alumni Relations and the Student Alumni Association encourage all students to come out for Day of Giving on Tuesday, Feb. 18 on the McNichols Campus. Day of Giving educates students about the importance and need for alumni engagement and the role alumni play in meeting University priorities. Events …

CLASA Winter Semester events

All CLASA talks and events this semester are free and open to the public: Wednesday, Jan. 15 5:15 p.m., Room 209, Commerce & Finance Building Historian Kevin Young will show his film, “Venezuelans under Seige,” about current suffering and a lack of medical supplies during the United States blockade. Friday, …

Globetrotters show off at Calihan Hall

  The iconic Harlem Globetrotters are bringing their “Pushing the Limits World Tour” to Detroit Mercy’s Calihan Hall Feb. 1 at 7 p.m. See former Titans men’s basketball player Doug Anderson and his Globetrotter teammates showcase their basketball skills and theatrics in this family-friendly affair. Tickets start as low as …

Grants aid Detroit Mercy service work and students

Recent charitable grants totaling more than half a million dollars will support scholarships, programs, faculty research and community outreach at University of 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 …

Walking in a Winter Titan-land

As the dreaded Finals Week loomed over our Titans, University employees volunteered to feed the masses at the annual Late Night Breakfast in the Titan Dining Room. This year, Student Life added a winter wonderland photo booth for the students. Small donations were given to participate with proceeds benefitting this …

Metro Health Foundation continues partnership by funding Nursing scholarships

Three students in the College of Health Professions’ McAuley School of Nursing are the recipients of $4,000 scholarships from Metro Health Foundation to assist with tuition and other costs including uniforms, equipment and technology to prepare for the licensing examination. Kortney Hepting, Hyder Mirza and Dominique Mones, who are expected …

Students, faculty explore differential equations through models

Detroit Mercy students and faculty explored using models to solve differential equations during a recent educational workshop, hosted by Professor of Mathematics Xiaohui (Kathy) Zhong. The talk, titled “Bringing Models to Math Classes,” is part of Detroit Mercy’s Department of Mathematics Research Colloquium Series, which aims to blend pioneering research …

Students engage in groundbreaking research on herbicide chemical

Detroit Mercy undergraduate students have plenty of opportunities for research in just about any area of study. Students working in the lab of Rachelle Belanger, associate professor of biology, are engaged in groundbreaking work studying the effects of atrazine on crayfish—research that could lead to drastic changes in the use …

Art Installation: For the Thousands of Separated Immigrant Children

Detroit Mercy students gathered together to raise awareness For the Thousands of Separated Immigrant Children from families all over the world with a chillingly real art installation outside of the McNichols Campus Library, Nov. 5. Created by a local artist Elaine Roseborough, the exhibit highlights childrens’ toys attached to wooden stakes. …

Stand in Solidarity with DACA

On Tuesday, Nov. 12, the United States Supreme Court heard oral arguments on the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) program. Together with other Jesuit partners, the Ignatian Solidarity Network, the Office of Justice and Ecology at the Jesuit Conference of Canada and the United States and AJCU participated in rallies in support of …

Safety Street 2019 was “all that and a bag of treats”

Thank you to all Detroit Mercy student organizations, departments and employees who helped organize stations, paint signs, pass out treats and entertain our costumed guests at Safety Street! With more than 1,215 pounds of donated candy, fraternities, sororities, Detroit Mercy Law and Dental representatives and student organizations decorated booths for …

The Hive is open and happy to help

The Hive, previously known as H20, is a food justice student organization dedicated to improving the lives of Detroit Mercy students. The Hive has installed a safe space food pantry open to all students in Room 41 of Reno Hall on the McNichols Campus. See the October schedule below: Tuesday, …

Shiple Hall art mural, Oct. 21

University Ministry and the Office of Residence Life hosted a collaborative art experience open to all students in Shiple Hall, Oct. 21. Participants added color to an outlined mural designed by Art Action Experience. Part of the mural is dedicated to the students who passed away in 2018. Within the week, …

Physician Assistant student one of 27 in U.S. to earn PA Foundation scholarship

Detroit Mercy Physician Assistant (PA) student Katie Lukovich beat out nearly 650 applicants to earn a national scholarship from the PA Foundation. The PA Foundation, the philanthropic arm of the American Academy of Physician Assistants (AAPA), awarded 27 scholarships in 2019. Lukovich’s scholarship is worth $1,000. “This scholarship is important …

School of Architecture achieves a No. 1 ranking in America’s Top Architecture Schools 2020 Report

Detroit Mercy’s School of Architecture (SOA) achieved a No. 1 ranking in the America’s Top Architecture Schools 2020 report by DesignIntelligence (DI), an independent business dedicated to the business success of organizations in architecture, engineering, construction and design. Each year, DI conducts a survey of America’s top architecture schools, ranking …