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November 23, 2004

Town Hall Meeting
University of Detroit Mercy President Gerard L. Stockhausen invites you to attend the second in a series of Town Hall Meetings on Thursday, December 2, at 12:45 p.m. in the Fountain Lounge in the Student Center on the McNichols Campus.

School of Law Mobile Law Office Hits the Road with Free Legal Advice ...and Turkeys?
Last November, with the help of some very generous donors, the UDM School of Law created a one-of-a-kind Mobile Law Office for those who would normally not have access to legal services. For its one-year anniversary, Law School Dean Mark Gordon and Urban Law Clinic Director Michael Bryce both decided to do something special for the holidays.
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CLAE Alumnus Wins National Book Award
As UDM’s tagline states “we want great things for you.” And great things certainly occurred for CLAE alumnus Kevin Boyle ‘82. On November 17, Boyle won the National Book Award for the best book of 2004 in the nonfiction category. His winning book, Arc of Justice: A Saga of Race, Civil Rights, and Murder in the Jazz Age, tells the moving story of an African American family’s fight to live in a white Detroit neighborhood in the 1920s. [Read More]

Fall 2004 Alumni Newsletters
The Fall 2004 Alumni Newsletters are now online. Featured articles include:

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Margaret Auer, dean of the McNichols Campus Library and Instructional Design Studio, presented the paper, “Ensuring Patron Privacy: How Libraries Create and Manage Policies that Assure Patron Privacy and Freedom of Inquiry,” at the Michigan Library Association Annual Meeting in Traverse City, Mich.

Diane Praet, University Registrar, began her year as President of the Michigan Association of Collegiate Registrars and Admissions Officers (MACRAO) at the 76th Annual Conference, held November 10-12 in Dearborn, Mich. Praet was the chair of this event, which featured former UDM Vice President John Burkhardt as the opening speaker.

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