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Summer 2003 Issue
University of Detroit Mercy College of Liberal Arts and Education

Student learns school’s history from the teacher who wrote it

The following article was written by Mylika Johnson, who will receive her bachelor’s degree in the College of Liberal Arts & Education in December 2003. The article appeared in the Michigan Memories section of the April 3 issue of the Detroit Free Press. The article was one of four to be published by UDM students in recognition of the University’s 125th anniversary of Jesuit tradition.

As a student attending the University of Detroit Mercy, I have trouble picturing a time when class sizes were smaller than 10 students. Classes took place in a converted residence on Jefferson Avenue, and the entire first-year graduating class consisted of only eight students. In an interview with the Rev. Herman Muller, an emeritus professor at UDM, I was taken back in time and learned the history of my school.

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