Detroit Mercy receives INCOSE academic equivalency

Detroit Mercy’s College of Engineering & Science recently received The International Council of Systems of Engineering (INCOSE) award on Academic Equivalency for the INCOSE Associate Systems Engineering Professional (ASEP) and Certified Systems Engineering Professional (CSEP) certifications. With this equivalency in place, students who demonstrate knowledge of systems engineering through approved …

Live6 Alliance’s MarketOnTheAVE

The third season of Live6 Alliance’s MarketOnTheAVE is open! Join in on the fun the second and fourth Saturday of each month, from June through September. The market will feature a vast array of beautiful handmade items, delicious food and fresh local produce. In addition, the market will feature existing …

University reveals theme for National Jesuit Student Leadership Conference and seeks sponsors

University of Detroit Mercy will serve as host for the prestigious 2019 National Jesuit Student Leadership Conference (NJSLC). This year’s conference takes place on the McNichols Campus July 10-14, 2019. The theme for the conference is “Rising from the ashes” and student organizers are actively seeking sponsors to make this …

Professor of Philosophy David Koukal was the first guest on Detroit Mercy Faculty Beats, a new campus podcast where hosts interview Detroit Mercy faculty in an informal conversation and feature the guests’ favorite music. Listen to the podcast episodes online.

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, …

Detroit Mercy President Antoine M. Garibaldi discussed the College of Business Administration’s new Charlton Center for Responsible Investing in a recent interview with WJR-760 AM. Listen here.

PGA tickets selling fast

Tickets for the Rocket Mortgage Classic are selling at a brisk pace! There are only a few general admission or suite tickets left. Be sure to get yours before they sell out. Find more information at https://community.udmercy.edu/pga. The Rocket Mortgage Classic will make history in 2019 as the first PGA …

1000 prayers during Lent

Detroit Mercy students, employees and community members can visit the University Ministry Office in the Student Union during this Lenten season to write a prayer on a purple ribbon. University Ministry is looking to decorate 1000 prayer ribbons on the fence line by Gesu Catholic School before Easter. All prayers …

2019 Go Move Challenge comes to a close

The Go Move Challenge ended with University of Detroit Mercy finishing 5th in average minutes and 11th in total minutes with 20+ Jesuit colleges and universities participating in this year’s competition. Thank you to everyone who stayed motivated and logged their exercises through the harsh February weather. Click here to see the …

Professor of Philosophy Martin Leever discussed the results and history of the University’s Ethics Bowl in the article, “Ethics on Trial,” published in the March 2019 issue of Detroit HOUR magazine.

McNichols Campus Commencement adds second ceremony for 2019

Due to increase in enrollment and the number of students participating in the annual commencement ceremony, the McNichols Campus Commencement on Saturday, May 11 will now consist of a morning ceremony and an afternoon ceremony. The morning ceremony will begin at 9:30 a.m. for graduate candidates receiving master, specialist or doctoral degrees. The afternoon ceremony will …

Associate Professor of Education Isaiah “Ike” McKinnon gave the talk, “Faith in a violent society: an Ignatian perspective from a local guy,” to a gathering of the Jesuit Alumni and Friends of Detroit at the Detroit Athletic Club, Feb. 13. McKinnon highlighted his life experiences from serving in the Air Force …

Associate Professor of Education Isaiah “Ike” McKinnon shared stories of his time at the University and spoke about retirement in an interview with WDIV-TV Channel 4’s Karen Drew. The news story will run on Wednesday, Dec. 19 at 5 p.m. on local Channel 4. See video below for a behind-the-scenes …

Mission Micro Grant awards support a “Catholic, Mercy, Jesuit, urban and student-centered university”

The Mission Micro Grant Evaluation Committee and John Staudenmaier, S.J. of the Office of Mission and Identity have announced the 2018-19 Mission Micro Grant Awards. Now in its eleventh year, the Mission Micro Grant Program awards annual grants of up to $200 to any full- or part-time Detroit Mercy faculty …

President Garibaldi and the Base 11 $1 million Space Challenge

Detroit Mercy President Antoine M. Garibaldi is representing his fraternity Sigma Pi Phi (The Boulè) as competition coordinator for the Base 11 $1 Million Space Challenge. This Challenge works to spur the development of science, technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM) talent among U.S. students. Hundreds of students on more than …