UDM News Releases

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

Recent UDM News:

New Center for Solo and Small Firm Practice will provide tools for success to legal entrepreneurs

August 03, 2015

University of Detroit Mercy School of Law will offer new programming this fall to meet the needs of its entrepreneurial-minded students and graduates interested in developing their own law practices. The School was awarded a $30,000 grant from the DeWitt C. Holbrook Memorial Fund to fund and expand its Solo and Small Firm Incubator Program to add workshops through a new Center for Solo and Small Firm Practice.

Federal Grant Awarded to Support UDM First-Generation Students

July 24, 2015

First-generation, economically disadvantaged and/or students with disabilities will soon receive even greater support at University of Detroit Mercy through a new five-year $1.1 million Student Support Services (SSS) grant from the U.S. Department of Education. This is the University’s first TRIO Programs grant.

UDM Theatre Company announces 2015-2016 season

July 14, 2015

The UDM Theatre Company announces its 2015-2016 season with new artistic partners and new performance locations. The season includes one Midwest Premiere, two new provocative pieces and a holiday classic.

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UDM Names Jim Holland to Board of Trustees

July 14, 2015

University of Detroit Mercy’s Board of Trustees welcomes new member Jim Holland ’89 MBA of Ford Motor Company. Holland is vice president of vehicle component and system engineering for the automaker. With more than 30 years experience at Ford, Holland’s current role is central to the company’s commitment to developing vehicles with top quality, fuel efficiency, safety and smart technology.

UDM Dental Partners with Community Living Services to Provide Dental Care

June 18, 2015

Detroit, MI - If you live with a mental illness or developmental disability, many times you have to take medications that can be very hard on your teeth and gums. After years of taking medication, serious dental issues may arise and that’s why Community Living Services has partnered with the University of Detroit Mercy School of Dentistry and Jewish Vocational Services (JVS) to provide some relief.