UDM News Releases

Here are the most recent University of Detroit Mercy news releases. For more news, see the archive.

Recent UDM News:

University of Detroit Mercy unveils new brand position to reflect University's current role in Detroit and in higher education

September 14, 2016

University of Detroit Mercy, after a close examination of perceptions of the University’s brand across constituent groups (alumni, current students, prospective students, faculty and staff, teachers and counselors, civic leaders and employers in the Metro Detroit area and across the county), has unveiled a new logo and brand positioning strategy.

“Strait Talk with Matt & LZ” to stream live from Detroit Mercy, Sept. 19

September 14, 2016

ABC News is bringing its original livestream series "Strait Talk with Matt & LZ" to University of Detroit Mercy in front of a live audience on Monday, Sept. 19 at 7 p.m.in the Warren Loranger Architecture Building for an open discussion about the biggest issues facing America this election cycle.

U.S. News & World Report ranks Detroit Mercy in Top 25 Universities in the Midwest

September 13, 2016

For the 16th consecutive year, University of Detroit Mercy is listed in the top tier of Midwest Best Regional Universities in the 2017 edition of the U.S. News & World Report’s “Best Colleges” rankings. In addition to being the highest ranking Midwest Regional school in Michigan in the magazine’s annual list, Detroit Mercy has also now been named one of the “Best Values” in the region and continues to be an “A+ School for B Students.”

Detroit Mercy hosts Constitution Day programs

September 09, 2016

University of Detroit Mercy School of Law will host a panel discussion in honor of Constitution Day on Tuesday, Sept. 13 beginning at 12:30 p.m. at the Riverfront Campus in downtown Detroit. Constitution Day, Sept. 17, is the day on which we recognize and celebrate the signing of the United States Constitution in Philadelphia in 1787. The program is entitled, After November: Perspectives on the Future of the Supreme Court and the Constitution.” The discussion will focus on emerging constitutional issues, in light of the 2016 elections and the still-vacant seat formerly held by Justice Antonin Scalia on the Supreme Court.

ReBUILDetroit program and research poster presentation

September 06, 2016

ReBUILDetroit scholars will be presenting posters of their summer research experience during Research Day at the Charles H. Wright Museum of African American History on Tuesday, Sept. 13 from 4 to 7 p.m. Scholars have created more than 40 posters from their work at University of Detroit Mercy, Wayne State University and Marygrove College.