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Recent UDM News:

Live6 Alliance to Advance Neighborhood Revitalization in Livernois/McNichols Corridor

September 01, 2015

Leading community partners today announced the formation of a new organization that will coordinate and promote the revitalization efforts in one of Detroit’s strongest residential neighborhoods. The Live6 Alliance will focus on strengthening Livernois Avenue and McNichols Road (6 Mile Road) commercial corridor in Northwest Detroit. Funders have committed a total of $700,000 over two years to facilitate the Live6 Alliance’s work.

UDM Students, Faculty and Staff Celebrate Spirit!

August 31, 2015

Each year, University of Detroit Mercy faculty, staff and students gather in Calihan Hall for the annual "Celebrate Spirit!" event. This longstanding tradition is a symbol of the beginning of the new academic year and will include a worship service for all faiths, picnic lunch and student organization fair.

UDM School of Law to Celebrate 103rd Annual Red Mass

August 30, 2015

University of Detroit Mercy School of Law will host their 103rd annual Red Mass on Tuesday, Sept. 29 at noon at Saints Peter and Paul Jesuit Church located at 629 E. Jefferson Avenue in downtown Detroit. The church is immediately adjacent to the School of Law Campus.

With UDM Student Leadership, the GM Student Corps is Another Success

August 29, 2015

The third GM Student Corps ends Wednesday, Aug. 19 as UDM student leaders, General Motors executives, GM retiree mentors and GM high student interns gather to celebrate their summer of community revitalization. For many students and retirees, though, it’s only the beginning of new relationships aimed at helping students develop the teamwork and leadership skills to continue their success.

UDM recognized as Gold-certified Michigan Veteran-Friendly School

August 12, 2015

University of Detroit Mercy has been designated a Gold-certified Michigan Veteran-Friendly School by the Michigan Veterans Affairs Agency. The Michigan Veteran-Friendly School program is designed to formally recognize academic institutions of higher learning committed to supporting the needs of student veterans and dependents. The program promotes best practices by awarding Gold-, Silver- and Bronze-level status to institutions that offer veteran-centric services and programs.

UDM Law’s First Million-Dollar Scholarship Gift Honors UDM Alumnus Hon. Lawrence P. Zatkoff

August 11, 2015

University of Detroit Mercy School of Law is pleased to announce the founding of the Hon. Lawrence Paul Zatkoff Endowed Scholarship, made possible by the Zatkoff family, in memory of the late judge. This gift is the first million-dollar scholarship the law school has ever received, to date.


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