Detroit Mercy News Releases

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Recent UDM News:

19th Annual Detroit Mercy Law McElroy Lecture on Law and Religion

February 14, 2017

University of Detroit Mercy School of Law will host its 19th McElroy Lecture on Law and Religion on Thursday, March 2, 2017.  This year's lecturer is Intisar A. Rabb, Professor of Law at Harvard Law School and Director of its Islamic Legal Studies Program. Rabb holds an appointment as a Professor of History at Harvard University and as the Susan S. and Kenneth L. Wallach Professor at the Radcliffe Institute for Advanced Study. The title of her lecture is, "Qāḍī Justice: Islamic Law as Procedure."

College of Business Administration and Beta Alpha Psi host free income tax assistance clinic

February 03, 2017

The University of Detroit Mercy College of Business Administration and Alpha Xi chapter of Beta Alpha Psi in conjunction with the Accounting Aid Society are providing free income tax assistance for Detroit area residents and Detroit Mercy students.  Trained student volunteers will be assisting individuals on Feb. 4, 18, 25, March 18, 25 and April 1. The clinic will open each Saturday from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m., located in Room 10 of the Commerce & Finance Building the McNichols Campus.

University of Detroit Mercy’s Theatre Company presents Bus Stop

February 01, 2017

The Theatre Company of University of Detroit Mercy’s 46th season continues with William Inge’s Bus Stop, running Feb. 9-26, at the Marlene Boll Theatre at the downtown Detroit YMCA.

Gift provides $3 million for Engineering scholarships at University of Detroit Mercy

January 31, 2017

Engineering students at University of Detroit Mercy will benefit from one of the largest gifts ever given to the University by an alumnus.

University of Detroit Mercy presents Ta-Nehisi Coates

January 26, 2017

University of Detroit Mercy will welcome author, journalist, educator and National Book Award winner Ta-Nehisi Coates on Tuesday, April 4 in Calihan Hall on the McNichols Campus. He will deliver a talk entitled “Between the World and Me” at 6:30 p.m.