Great Things at UDM
Below are just some of the distinguishing features and faculty that reflect educational excellence at UDM.
Great Things University-wide
UDM Increases Standing in U.S. News RankingFor the fourteenth year, UDM ranks among the top tier of Midwestern master's universities in the 2015 edition of U.S.News and World Report's "Best Colleges" More
University of Detroit Mercy Awarded 2014 Military Friendly Schools® Designation
Victory Media, the premier media entity for military personnel transitioning into civilian life, has named University of Detroit Mercy to the Military Friendly Schools® list. The list honors the top 20 percent of colleges, universities and trade schools in the country that are doing the most to embrace America’s military service members, veterans and spouses as students and ensure their success on campus. www.militaryfriendlyschools.com
DCDC wins public interest design award
MBA Ranks Among World’s Best
Corporate Knights magazine ranks the University of Detroit Mercy MBA program among the top 30 in the world for its emphasis on sustainability and social responsibility.
At the American Dental Education Association (ADEA) Annual Session held in March 2014, the UDM ADEA chapter received the Award for Outstanding Chapter Organization, which recognizes students who create programs, sponsor events and educational activities and support advances in dental education.
The American Student Dental Association (ASDA) annual Gold Crown Awards recognized Graham Greenland ‘10, current ASDA Chapter President, with the District 6 Delegate of the Year Award for his personal dedication and outstanding achievement on behalf of ASDA and its local chapter members.
Dr. Riyad Al-Qawasmi, associate professor in the Department of Orthodontics, was awarded the American Association of Orthodontists’ 2014 Subtelny, Baker, Eastman Teaching Fellowship Award of $15,000 for research to evaluate the heritability of smile genetics in non-treated siblings.
College of Engineering & Science Hosts Student Research Symposium
University of Detroit Mercy’s College of Engineering & Science hosted its first Undergraduate and Graduate Research Symposium in November 2013 to showcase student research in the College and raise greater awareness of the engineering and science fields to Detroit area high school students. The event was attended by over 150 visiting high school students, over 100 E&S students presenting 60 research posters, and over 100 guests and alumni.
PA Class of 2014
The Physician Assistant Program’s class of 2014 was the largest graduating class (43 students) in the past 15 years.
More than 100 people attended "The State of the Economy" Symposium at the Macomb University Center in April 2014. The event offered a series of unique perspectives on various aspects of the economy.
Applied Legal Theory and Analysis
Our nationally recognized legal writing program trains UDM law students to resolve problems and to communicate these solutions in outstanding and well reasoned analysis, presented clearly and concisely.
Titan Classic Sports: The new 24-hour TV network
This fall, UDM partnered with WADL-TV to launch the Titan Classic Sports Network, a new channel devoted to Detroit Titans sports 24 hours a day! It is only the third network in the country dedicated to the athletics of a single university, broadcasting games from decades of University sports history.