Student multidisciplinary project increases quality of life for disabled veterans
Detroit Mercy Engineering and Nursing students, along with Lawrence Technological University students, collaborated with veterans to create projects to help the veterans in their every-day lives. Read more of the story online, and see video coverage and a photo gallery of the event.
Detroit Mercy de-stresses during dead week
Detroit Mercy digs in at Jesuit Day of Service
Celebration of Scholarly Achievement success
Athletic directors of the future visit campus
Free Climb at The Adventure Park
University Recreation is looking to fill 20 to 25 slots with students, faculty, staff or alumni willing to participate in the free climb, "Fun In The Trees," at The Adventure Park, 6600 West Maple Road in West Bloomfield, on Thursday, May 4. Fox 2 News will visit the park for a live broadcast from 6 to 9:30 a.m. If you would like to be on television, climb for free and enjoy some coffee and donuts, contact Student Fitness Center Assistant Manager Matt Higley at firstname.lastname@example.org by Thursday, April 27.
Ms. Vee embodies spirit of 'Phenomenal Women Award'
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Detroit Sanctuary Movement exhibit on display
Detroit Mercy students created an exhibit currently on display in the McNichols Campus Library called, "The Detroit Sanctuary Movement," documenting Detroit area residents' involvement with providing sanctuary for Central American refugees in the 1980s. Students used highlights of the James Carney Latin American Solidarity Archive (CLASA) materials to fill five display cases, open for viewing during regular library hours until Monday, May 1.
Students awarded for leadership and service
Give today to the Everything Drive
University Ministry, Student Life and Residence Life invite the Detroit Mercy community to donate clothing, used furniture/appliance and leftover food to the Everything Drive on the McNichols Campus from Tuesday, April 25 through Tuesday, May 2. For details on dropping off your donation, call Student Life at 313-993-1150. A special donation request: Gently used or new men's business attire is needed and will be donated to Loyola High School for its student work study program.
Alumni Achievement Spirit Awards this week
This Friday, April 28, University of Detroit Mercy will honor seven distinguished alumni with the fourth annual Spirit Awards. Award recipients reflect the University's mission of excellence and service and bring pride to Detroit Mercy. See the Spirit Awards website for more information on the honorees.
Gary J. Erwin named Assoc. Vice Pres. for Marketing & Public Affairs
University of Detroit Mercy named Gary J. Erwin as Associate Vice President for Marketing & Public Affairs, effective April 17. In his new position, Erwin will oversee the University's Marketing & Public Affairs department and promote the mission of the University to its internal and external audiences. He will be responsible for overseeing communication through publicity, publications, online systems and other marketing efforts that uphold the image, integrity and mission of Detroit Mercy. Read more about Erwin in the Detroit Mercy news release.
Help keep your vehicle safe
Join Public Safety in Visitor Parking Lot B on the McNichols Campus this Saturday, April 29 from noon to 3 p.m. for a free vehicle-etching event. The AmeriCorps team will etch your vehicle identification number into every window on your car to help deter car theft.
Heads up: Titans to meet Michigan in Little Caesars Arena this winter
Downtown Detroit will be filled with college basketball action this holiday season as the Detroit Mercy Men's Basketball team has announced its match against Michigan on Dec. 16 in the new Little Caesars Arena. The game is part of a basketball doubleheader with Oakland battling Michigan State. Read more about the matchup online.
Associate Professor of Biology Rachelle Belanger was invited to present her research, "Atrazine exposure impacts chemoreception in crayfish," at Bowling Green University, April 19.
Professor of History Roy E. Finkenbine was interviewed on the "Cliff Russell Show" on Detroit 910 AM about race in contemporary America and black and white perceptions of each other.
Professor of English Nicholas Rombes' essay, "Incoherent Cinema," appeared in the Spring issue of Filmmaker Magazine. Additionally, Rombes' article, "Trumpian Images," from the Winter 2017 issue is available online.