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 thirteenth year, UDM ranks among the top tier of Midwestern master's universities in the 2014 edition of U.S. News and World Report's "Best Colleges"More
UDM Celebrates Scholarly Research
UDM held the eighth annual Celebration of Scholarly Achievement on April 16, 2013, highlighting research, writing and presentations by University faculty and students.The event highlighted four books, 16 book chapters, 86 journal articles and 38 conference proceedings articles published by UDM authors. The celebration also featured 66 poster presentations, five electronic presentations, four oral presentations and one non-print project.
The UDM Chapter of the American Institute of Architecture Students (our central extra curricular student organization) won the Chapter Honor Award for 2011 –recognized as the best AIAS Chapter in North America.
Students Reflect Academic Quality
The College welcomed its largest freshman class in more than 20 years this fall, without sacrificing student quality. Incoming freshmen averaged 23.3 on the ACT, compared with a national average of 20.9 and an average of 19.9 for the State of Michigan.
ADEA/Zimmer Dental Implant Education Teaching Award
The Department of Restorative Dentistry received the American Dental Education Association (ADEA)/Zimmer Dental Education Teaching Award in the amount of $25,000. The national award was presented to the dental educator team and the institution in recognition of their commitment to excellence and innovation in the field of implant dentistry education.
UDM Engineering Ranks among Top 100 in U.S.
University of Detroit Mercy’s College of Engineering & Science has been named one of the top 100 programs in the country again in the 2014 edition of the U.S.News & World Report's "Best Colleges." The University has also consistently been ranked in the top 25 schools in its category and one of Michigan’s highest rated. The magazine rankings group more than 1,400 accredited four-year schools based on categories created by the Carnegie Foundation for the Advancement of Teaching and compares them based on a set of 15 widely accepted indicators of excellence.
Nursing Professor Carla Groh Recognized
Professor of Nursing Carla Groh was inducted as a Fellow by the American Academy of Nursing (ANA) at the Academy's annual meeting, Oct. 19 in Washington, D.C. Selection for fellowship in the Academy, which is composed of more than 2,000 nurse leaders in education, management, practice, policy, and research, is considered one of the most prestigious honors in the field of nursing.
Mark Denhan Serves as CLAE Dean
UDM Board of Trustees has appointed Mark E. Denham as dean of the College of Liberal Arts & Education. Denham joins UDM after serving on the faculty of University of Toledo's Political Science and Public Administration department for 18 years. Find out more about the new dean in the UDM news release.
Mobile Law Office
UDM School of Law is the only school in the nation to have a mobile law office that travels Michigan and the nation assisting veterans through Project SALUTE, our Veteran's Clinic.
Detroit Titans Men’s Lacrosse 2013 MAAC Champions
The Detroit men’s lacrosse team won its first-ever MAAC Championship in 2013, defeating top-seeded Marist, 7-6, and third-seeded Siena, 11-10 in overtime, to make the NCAA Championship, where the Titans faced No. 2 Notre Dame in the first round.