Recent UDM News:
May 16, 2013
At its May 11 Commencement ceremony, University of Detroit Mercy recognized 2013 graduate Chanel Pattah with its Vivere ex Missione (to live out the mission) Award that is given to a graduating student who went outside the norm to live the UDM mission. Pattah, who graduated with a bachelor's degree in Biology, was selected for exemplifying and living out the mission of University of Detroit Mercy.
May 14, 2013
Students of the University of Detroit Mercy Engineering and Nursing programs collaborated this past semester to develop devices to specifically meet the needs of three disabled veterans. On Wednesday, May 15th at 11 a.m. in the Engineering High Bay of the College of Engineering & Science, the students will present their devices to local clients and show them how they were designed to meet their daily needs.
May 13, 2013
Business leaders and community stakeholders in Detroit’s Livernois Avenue community are joining together to celebrate local businesses and culture on Detroit’s Avenue of Fashion with a new Pop-Up community space.
April 26, 2013
University of Detroit Mercy held its annual commencement ceremony for undergraduate and graduate students on Saturday, May 11, at 1:30 p.m. in Calihan Hall on the McNichols Campus. UDM School of Law held commencements on Friday, May 10, 5:00 p.m. and UDM School of Dentistry held commencements on Friday, May 10 at 9:30 a.m. The Law and Dental ceremonies were also at Calihan Hall on the McNichols campus.
April 19, 2013
As of this month, 31 children and teens who are permanent wards of Michigan's foster care system received the gift of a lifetime: screening for orthodontic treatments that may well change their lives.
Recent UDM News:
School of Law Mortgage Foreclosure Defense Clinic Successfully Prevents Victims of Land Contract Scam from Foreclosure
December 20, 2012
University of Detroit Mercy School of Law’s Mortgage Foreclosure Defense Clinic successfully argued a motion recently in Wayne County Circuit Court to prevent 70 Wayne County individuals and their families from foreclosure and wrongful eviction.
UDM Launches New Dental Training Initiative to Recruit and Retain Underserved Students, Address Oral Health Crisis
December 18, 2012
University of Detroit Mercy (UDM) partnering with MI-AHEC has been selected to successfully implement a yearlong recruitment and retention campaign through the Dental Pipeline National Learning Institute (NLI). Introduced by the American Dental Education Association (ADEA), the premier association serving the dental education community, in partnership with the University of the Pacific Arthur A. Dugoni School of Dentistry, the NLI is a new training program dedicated to increasing recruitment and retention among underserved student communities at dental schools.
December 04, 2012
Advanced Courses in Finance, Education, Health Care and Math to be Provided at Wayne County Community College District (WCCCD) University Center -- A memorandum of understanding signed last week by University of Detroit Mercy (UDM) and WCCCD creates new pathways for students to earn advanced degrees close to home. The new agreement allows students to take advanced courses from UDM in a variety of subjects either at WCCCD’s University Center (Harper Woods) or online. This convenient eastside location provides students in the St. Clair Shores, Eastpointe and Grosse Pointe communities an easier way to complete their degrees.
December 03, 2012
George J. Asher Law Clinic Center Houses 10 Pro Bono Clinics -- The University of Detroit Mercy School of Law will officially dedicate the George J. Asher Law Clinic Center on Tuesday, December 11, 2012. The event includes a ribbon-cutting ceremony and reception.
November 26, 2012
Start with a national food-harvesting organization. Mix together University of Detroit Mercy students eager to volunteer. Round up fresh extra food from area partners. Cook as needed and combine with other prepared food to make nutritious meals in the UDM Campus kitchen after hours. Then, deliver the fresh meals to a local shelter, homebound seniors and families in need. Repeat on a weekly basis. This is the recipe for the successful “Campus Kitchen at UDM” (CKUDM), which was launched last Jan., the first such program in the state.