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Recent UDM News:

New Center for Solo and Small Firm Practice will provide tools for success to legal entrepreneurs

August 03, 2015

University of Detroit Mercy School of Law will offer new programming this fall to meet the needs of its entrepreneurial-minded students and graduates interested in developing their own law practices. The School was awarded a $30,000 grant from the DeWitt C. Holbrook Memorial Fund to fund and expand its Solo and Small Firm Incubator Program to add workshops through a new Center for Solo and Small Firm Practice.

Federal Grant Awarded to Support UDM First-Generation Students

July 24, 2015

First-generation, economically disadvantaged and/or students with disabilities will soon receive even greater support at University of Detroit Mercy through a new five-year $1.1 million Student Support Services (SSS) grant from the U.S. Department of Education. This is the University’s first TRIO Programs grant.

UDM Theatre Company announces 2015-2016 season

July 14, 2015

The UDM Theatre Company announces its 2015-2016 season with new artistic partners and new performance locations. The season includes one Midwest Premiere, two new provocative pieces and a holiday classic.

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UDM Names Jim Holland to Board of Trustees

July 14, 2015

University of Detroit Mercy’s Board of Trustees welcomes new member Jim Holland ’89 MBA of Ford Motor Company. Holland is vice president of vehicle component and system engineering for the automaker. With more than 30 years experience at Ford, Holland’s current role is central to the company’s commitment to developing vehicles with top quality, fuel efficiency, safety and smart technology.

UDM Dental Partners with Community Living Services to Provide Dental Care

June 18, 2015

Detroit, MI - If you live with a mental illness or developmental disability, many times you have to take medications that can be very hard on your teeth and gums. After years of taking medication, serious dental issues may arise and that’s why Community Living Services has partnered with the University of Detroit Mercy School of Dentistry and Jewish Vocational Services (JVS) to provide some relief.

UDM School of Law Announces Scholarship in Memory of Alumna Judy Ford

June 17, 2015

University of Detroit Mercy School of Law announces a $100,000 endowed scholarship funded by Howard James Ford in memory of his late wife, Judith V. Ford, a 1990 alumna of the School.  The first Judith V. (Judy) Ford Endowed Memorial Scholarship of $5,000 will be awarded this fall to a second-year law student for the 2015 - 2016 academic year.   Ford established the scholarship to provide financial support to students who, like his wife Judy, are seeking a law degree to pursue a second career path in life and demonstrate a strong commitment by excelling academically their first year of school.

UDM, Delta Dental Foundation announce new mobile dental coach for Wayne County children

June 15, 2015

Dental care will literally travel to thousands of underserved Wayne County children starting this fall thanks to a new University of Detroit Mercy (UDM) School of Dentistry “mobile dental coach” announced today and funded by the Delta Dental Foundation.

UDM ranked in Best Catholic Colleges and Universities

June 11, 2015

University of Detroit Mercy was ranked 17th out of 50 Catholic colleges and universities in the U.S. according to College Choice’s "2015 Rankings of National Catholic Colleges and Universities." Factors include academic reputation, financial aid offerings, overall cost and success of graduates in the post-college job market.

Summer fun for youth at UDM

June 09, 2015

Young people can explore academic areas in exciting programs offered this summer on University of Detroit Mercy’s McNichols Campus. Participants can choose from science, technology, engineering, math, architecture and more. These programs provide enrichment for young students and give them a taste of college life at UDM.