Spring 2006

In this issue of Impact

Feature Story
MIOH UTC group

MIOH UTC and UDM lead search for transportation solutions

With the promise of a four-year, $2 million grant from the U.S. Department of Transportation, a team of five universities led by UDM is looking for ways to improve the efficiency, safety and security of the nation's transportation systems. UDM's E&S Dean Leo Hanifin is director of the Michigan-Ohio University Transportation Center, or MIOH UTC. Read

Dean's letter

A message for alumni from Leo Hanifin, dean of UDM's College of Engineering and Science.

Alumni honored at annual Slide Rule Dinner

More than 200 people attended the 74th annual Slide Rule Dinner, April 1 in Warren, Mich. During the event, UDM recognized Richard Kunnath '71, as Engineering Alumnus of the Year, and Joseph Hanak '55, as Science Alumnus of the Year. Read

UDM to offer entrepreneurship program

Beginning this fall, UDM will pilot elements of an entrepreneurship program, involving a mix of students from diverse disciplines. The goal is to instill an entrepreneurial mindset and competencies aimed at making a difference in the workplace and in society. Read

Anne Stevens encourages female scholars at Luce Scholarship Reception

UDM's Clare Booth Luce Scholarship Reception, March 14, featured as keynote speaker Ford Motor Company Executive Vice President and Chief Operating Officer for The Americas Anne Stevens, who spoke of the "extremely real need" for American students to study the hard sciences. Read

Third annual golf outing tees off July 17

All golf enthusiasts and sponsors are invited to participate in the third annual E&S Golf Outing, a fund-raising event, July 17 at Shenandoah Golf Club in West Bloomfield. Read

College news

E&S faculty notes and alumni updates. Read

Giving to UDM

  • We challenge you to make a difference! If made by June 30, your new or increased gift to UDM will be matched dollar-for-dollar! Please help support our students' educational experience. Challenge grant

Save the dates!

Jesuit founders Loyola, Faber, and Xavier

Sept. 25 – Oct. 7: UDM will celebrate Founders Week and Jesuit Jubilee, including a visit from the Superior General of the Jesuit order, The Very Reverend Peter-Hans Kolvenbach, S.J.
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