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Recent UDM News:

University of Detroit Mercy Board of Trustees names three new members

December 02, 2016

University of Detroit Mercy Board of Trustees recently welcomed three new members: Emil J. Brolick ’69, ’72, retired president and CEO The Wendy’s Corporation; Mary M. Fisher, D.D.S. ’81, dentist; and Eric J. Stanczak, Jr. ’93, chief engineer for full size trucks, General Motors Company.

Detroit Mercy High School Visit Day Saturday, Dec. 10

November 23, 2016

High school students are invited to attend University of Detroit Mercy’s “Visit Day” on Saturday, Dec. 10, 2016 from 9 a.m. to noon. Events will be held in the Fountain Lounge of the Student Center Building on the University’s McNichols Campus.

Major grant will fund female engineering professorship at Detroit Mercy

November 22, 2016

A major grant from the Henry Luce Foundation’s Clare Boothe Luce Program will provide funding for a new female professor of mechanical engineering specializing in assistive technology at University of Detroit Mercy’s College of Engineering & Science.

Oakland County Bar grant will help provide legal assistance for immigration issues

November 22, 2016

University of Detroit Mercy School of Law will expand its work with Oakland County residents in need of immigration services thanks to an $18,000 grant from the Oakland County Bar Foundation.

Detroit Mercy Provost and VP for Academic Affairs Pamela Zarkowski honored with 2017 Gies Award

November 21, 2016

The ADEAGies Foundation recently announced Pamela Zarkowski, MPH., JD, University of Detroit Mercy Provost and Vice President for Academic Affairs will receive the 2017 William J. Gies Award for Outstanding Achievement by a Dental Educator. The prestigious award was established by the American Dental Education Association Gies Foundation in honor of the vision, innovation and achievement of the dental field.

President Antoine M. Garibaldi's remarks on new Jesuit Superior General

November 21, 2016

President Antoine M. Garibaldi released a statement on the recent appointment of the next Superior General of the Society of Jesus, Fr. Arturo Sosa Abascal, S.J.

University of Detroit Mercy unveils new brand position to reflect University's current role in Detroit and in higher education

November 20, 2016

University of Detroit Mercy, after a close examination of perceptions of the University’s brand across constituent groups (alumni, current students, prospective students, faculty and staff, teachers and counselors, civic leaders and employers in the Metro Detroit area and across the county), has unveiled a new logo and brand positioning strategy.

Detroit Talk: Isaiah McKinnon and Bryan Barnhill

November 15, 2016

University of Detroit Mercy’s Catholic Studies program is presenting a special lecture on Detroit by Associate Professor of Education and Former Deputy Mayor of Detroit Isaiah McKinnon. The talk will take place on Wednesday, Nov. 16 at 7 p.m. in Room 113 of the Ford Life Sciences Building on the McNichols Campus; it is free and open to the public. Light refreshments will be available after the talk.

The Theatre Company to open "100 Saints You Should Know"

October 21, 2016

The Theatre Company of University of Detroit Mercy will launch the second production of its 46th season with the Detroit premiere of Kate Fodor’s drama 100 Saints You Should Know, Nov. 3-20. This play focuses on finding spiritual relevance in a universe full of lost connections. There will be 12 performances at The Marlene Boll Theatre at the Boll Family YMCA, 1401 Broadway Street, in downtown Detroit.