2011 News Releases

Here are the University of Detroit Mercy news releases from 2011.

Engineering & Science Professors Receive 2011 Faculty Excellence Awards

December 13, 2012

Two faculty members were honored at the 2011 Faculty Excellence Awards in November.  Professor of Mechanical Engineering Jonathan Weaver received the Distinguished Faculty Award and Associate Professor of Mechanical Engineering Nihad Dukhan was recognized for the Faculty Achievement Award. 

UDM Receives $1.5 million Ford Foundation Grant

December 06, 2011

The University of Detroit Mercy’s Detroit Collaborative Design Center (DCDC) in the School of Architecture received a $1,500,000 grant from the Ford Foundation to develop and implement a year-long civic engagement process that will yield a long-term land-use vision for the revitalization and growth of the City of Detroit. DCDC will be working together with the Detroit Works program to develop and implement the plan.

UDM Law’s Project SALUTE hosts U.S. Court of Appeals for Veterans Claims

November 30, 2011

For the first time in the University of Detroit Mercy School of Law’s 99-year history, live oral arguments were presented in front of three federal judges from the United States Court of Appeals for Veterans Claims.  Upon accepting an invitation from Lloyd Semple, Dean of UDM Law, and Tammy Kudialis, Director of UDM Law’s Project SALUTE and the Veterans Appellate Clinic, the Honorable Bruce E. Kasold, Alan G. Lance, and Lawrence B. Hagel graciously took time from their busy court docket to travel from Washington, D.C. to preside over the proceedings.

UDM Visit Day for High School Students

November 11, 2011

High school students are invited to attend University of Detroit Mercy’s “High School Visit Day” on Saturday, Dec. 3, 2011, from 9 a.m. to noon.  It will be held in the Fountain Lounge of the Student Center Building on the University’s McNichols Campus. UDM encourages high school students, whether they have applied or not, to learn all about the academic programs available, financial aid and scholarships, meet current UDM students and parents, and receive a tour of the McNichols campus.

UDM Gears Up For 12th Annual Ethics Bowl

November 10, 2011

University of Detroit Mercy students will get a chance to test their critical thinking skills at 12th annual Ethics Bowl.  Inspired by TV’s College Bowl, and created to examine and find answers for tough ethical issues, the Ethics Bowl will take place on Friday, November 18, 2011 at various location on UDM’s McNichols Campus from 12-6 pm. 

Broadside Press presents Chantay "Legacy" Leonard to UDM

November 10, 2011

U.S. News & World Report’s "2012-America’s Best Colleges” ranks UDM #23 in Top Tier

November 09, 2011

UDM presents a talk with Dr. Danielle McGuire

November 09, 2011

CLASA presents Honduras Human Rights Defender, Miriam Miranda

October 31, 2011

UDM Celebrates Ford Innovation Day With Ford President & CEO Alan Mulally

October 31, 2011

UDM Theatre Company presents the Michigan premiere of "Anatomy of Gray"

October 24, 2011

CLAE inducts seven inductees into Hall of Honor

October 21, 2011

UDM Tech Day Excites Future Leaders

October 20, 2011

UDM Hosts 22nd Annual “Safety Street”

October 19, 2011

UDM hosts Boston College Theology Professor Fr. John Baldovin

October 18, 2011

Underground Railroad Conference at UDM Oct. 19 – Oct. 21, 2011

October 15, 2011

CLASA presents "Living in a Complex World: Mercy at the UN"

October 13, 2011

Visit Day for High School Students at UDM

October 05, 2011

College of Business Administration Inducts Hall of Honor Class

September 27, 2011

UDM breaks ground on new Student Fitness Center

September 23, 2011

UDM College of Engineering & Science celebrates 100 years

September 13, 2011

McAuley Health Center adds second office to serve the community

September 12, 2011

University of Detroit Mercy School of Law to Celebrate 99th Annual Red Mass

September 09, 2011

The 23rd Annual Midnight Bike Tour of Detroit

September 07, 2011

UDM Theatre Company Opens Season 41 with Elemosynary

September 07, 2011

University Center Open House

September 02, 2011

UDM Celebrate Spirit!… and Ground Breaking for New Student Fitness Center

August 30, 2011

New UDM Theatre Company Plays Announced

August 16, 2011

UDM’s AIAS (Architecture) Chapter Receives Top National Award

August 14, 2011

UDM Awarded 10 Scholarships through RWJF New Careers in Nursing Program

August 12, 2011

UDM President to Appear on MSNBC Education Special

August 02, 2011

Ford - UDM Innovation Camp Launches "Innovation Initiative: Dream It → Build It"

June 16, 2011

Will Wittig named UDM’s Dean of the School of Architecture

June 08, 2011

Miss Michigan Discusses Human Trafficking

May 20, 2011

Chemistry student receives Vivere ex Missione Award

May 19, 2011

UDM Commencement Ceremonies held on May 13, 14 and 15

May 18, 2011

College of Engineering & Science offers summer camps

April 17, 2011

UDM School of Law Announces Urban Farming Symposium - May 20. 2011

April 14, 2011

UDM School of Architecture Hosts Career Day

April 12, 2011

UDM's School of Architecture Dean to Step Down From Position To Teach and Consult

April 10, 2011

CLASA presents Human Terrain: War Becomes Academic

April 10, 2011

UDM Set to Co-Host 2011 NCAA Bowling Championship

April 09, 2011

Law School to Host 9th Annual Auction

March 30, 2011

Garibaldi elected ACE board officer

March 29, 2011

UDM Theatre Company Celebrates 40 Years With "The Tempest"

March 28, 2011

Cushing Lecture Series Hosts Marquette Ethics Professor

March 28, 2011

UDM presents the 2011 "Economic Outlook for Michigan" symposium

March 22, 2011

Nurse Anesthesia program at UDM Named 11th Best in Nation

March 22, 2011

Alumni Visit UDM Students for Business Administration's Alumni Week

March 22, 2011

UDM Transfer and Graduate Student Open House

March 20, 2011

College of Engineering & Science Hosts 79th Annual Slide Rule Dinner Dance

March 20, 2011

U.S. Attorney Barbara McQuade to Speak at UDM

March 16, 2011

Pamela Zarkowski Receives ADEA Distinguished Service Award

March 14, 2011

GM President to Speak About Company Turnaround

March 13, 2011

Students Spend Spring Break Working and Helping Others

March 04, 2011

Alumni Visit UDM Students for CLAE's Alumni Week

March 02, 2011

GM Line Director Discusses The Chevy Volt

February 26, 2011

25th Annual Super Bowl Ad Nauseum is Another Success

February 08, 2011

UDM Offers Scholarship to High School Students Interested in Marketing

February 06, 2011

UDM offers New Mexican Scholars Program

February 05, 2011

CLASA hosts Technological Design professional John Barrie

February 05, 2011

Art imitates life as UDM Theatre Company Presents "A Life In the Theatre"

January 30, 2011

Former First Gentleman Mulhern Discusses "Everyday Leadership”

January 25, 2011

UDM Participates in National Campus Kitchens Program

January 24, 2011

Auschwitz Survivor Speaks at University of Detroit Mercy

January 20, 2011

CLASA hosts Art Exhibit in McNichols Library

January 13, 2011

Michigan Governor Snyder Appoints UDM Alumni to his Team

January 12, 2011

College of Health Professions offers Health Information Management program

January 12, 2011

University offers Minor in Museum Studies

January 12, 2011