2012 News Releases

Here are the University of Detroit Mercy news releases from 2012.

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.

WCCCD & UDM Partner to Provide New Pathways to Higher Education

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.

UDM School of Law Celebrates New Home for Legal Clinics

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.

Students at UDM Provide Food to Low-Income Neighbors

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.

UDM Student Athletes Record Highest Graduation Rate in State

November 25, 2012

Detroit Institute of Arts elects new UDM President Dr. Antoine M. Garibaldi and others to Board of Directors

November 21, 2012

UDM Hosts Visit Day on Dec. 1

November 20, 2012

UDM Gears Up For 13th Annual Ethics Bowl

November 12, 2012

The Culture of Fear is Exposed in the Terrifying Comedy "The Empire Builders"

November 05, 2012

UDM School of Architecture Career Day

November 04, 2012

UDM Board of Trustees Name Four New Members

October 29, 2012

UDM Hosts 23rd Annual “Safety Street”

October 23, 2012

CBA Inducts Four Inductees into 2012 Hall of Honor

October 11, 2012

UDM Tech Day Excites Future Leaders

October 10, 2012

U.S.News & World Report ranks UDM in Top 20 Universities in the Midwest

October 04, 2012

Angela Dillard, Ph.D. Discusses “Faith, Race and American Politics”

October 03, 2012

UDM Hosts Visit Day on OCT. 6

October 02, 2012

U.S. News & World Report ranks UDM’s Engineering Undergraduate Program One of America’s Top 100

September 24, 2012

The SAT Brings Heartaches and Laughs in "None of the Above", UDM Theatre Company Season 42 Opening Production

September 24, 2012

UDM Michigan Scholars Endowment Fund Established to Help Michigan Students Attend College

September 22, 2012

UDM Dental and Children’s ToothFairy Foundation To Celebrate Partnership

September 21, 2012

The 23rd Annual Midnight Bicycle Tour of Detroit

September 16, 2012

UDM Celebrate Spirit! … and Grand Opening of new Student Fitness Center

September 05, 2012

University of Detroit Mercy School of Law to Celebrate 100th Annual Red Mass

August 30, 2012

Gary Kuleck named dean of the College of Engineering & Science

August 23, 2012

Theatre Company Announces 42nd Season!

August 22, 2012

Dr. Mary Elizabeth Hannah Named Professor Emeritus

August 22, 2012

Detroit Titans Fan Fest at Woodward Dream Cruise

August 14, 2012

UDM Dental Introduces Summer Enrichment Program

June 07, 2012

UDM receives Detroit American Chemical Society Awards

June 07, 2012

UDM graduate receives the Vivere ex Missione Award

May 29, 2012

Pamela Zarkowski appointed Provost and VP of Academic Affairs




May 25, 2012

University to host White House Young America Town Hall Meeting

May 18, 2012

UDM Law Hosts Urban Farming Symposium

May 02, 2012

2012 Commencement Ceremonies set for May 11-13

April 24, 2012

University of Detroit Mercy Inaugurates 25th President




April 23, 2012

Chemist and Alumnus Karl A. Gschneidner, Jr. Returns to UDM

April 22, 2012

McAuley Health Center Receives Grant from Metro Health Foundation

April 20, 2012

UDM School of Law to Host 10th Annual Auction

April 03, 2012

UDM Receives President’s Honor Roll for its commitment to service

April 03, 2012

UDM Hosts Open House at Macomb University Center

April 02, 2012

Vanderbilt Divinity professor discusses "Jesus and Judaism: The connection still matters"

March 22, 2012

UDM Theatre: Autobahn rides shotgun through five intimate journeys

March 22, 2012

UDM Transfer and Graduate Student Open House

March 21, 2012

Yahoo! VP Mark Ellis ’90 Returns to UDM for Business Administration's Alumni Week

March 14, 2012

College of Engineering & Science Hosted 80th Annual Slide Rule Dinner

March 14, 2012

UDM Offers Michigan’s First Joint Robotics and Mechatronics Engineering Degree

February 29, 2012

UDM ALTERNATIVE SPRING BREAK: Students Making a Difference in Our World

February 23, 2012

UDM names two new Board of Trustee members

February 21, 2012

UDM and Eight Universities Win $3.49 Million Grant from U.S. Department of Transportation

February 21, 2012

UDM School of Law Announces New Downtown Facility for Renowned Legal Aid Clinic

February 20, 2012

CLASA presents Dr. Estrella Torrez

February 15, 2012

UDM Co-Op Celebrates 100 Years of Service to Students

February 10, 2012

UDM Hosts “High School Visit Day”

February 10, 2012

UDM Theatre Company unleashes "Dogman's Last Stand"

February 09, 2012

UDM Marketing Professor Hosts 26th Annual Super Bowl Ad Nauseum

February 06, 2012

“Electric Detroit” Symposium w/ Detroit Edison Pres./COO & UDM Business Ethics Chair

January 31, 2012

UDM President Participating in Education Symposium with U.S. Secretary of Education

January 30, 2012

UDM Dental School Presents "Give Kids a Smile"

January 28, 2012

Auto Executive Robert Lutz discusses “Car Guys vs. Bean Counters”

January 18, 2012

Fr. Greg Boyle, S.J. Visits UDM to Speak on “Hope, Healing and Gang Violence”

January 10, 2012

Scholarship established in memory of Sam Logan, Michigan Chronicle Publisher

January 04, 2012

UDM College of Engineering & Science part of Kern Family Foundation Grant

January 04, 2012