School & College News
Below are just some of the distinguishing features and faculty that reflect educational excellence at UDM.
UDM among top tierFor the 13th consecutive year, University of Detroit Mercy (UDM) is listed in the top tier of universities in the Midwest Region in the 2014 edition of U.S. News & World Report’s “Best Colleges.” The University has consistently ranked in the top 25 schools in its category and is one of Michigan’s highest rated universities. More
News from the School of Architecture
School of Architecture to host Community Design conference
The Detroit Collaborative Design Center, housed in UDM's School of Architecture, will host the ACD's 2014 conference in Detroit, June 12 - 15.
Presentations and breakout sessions will take place at the School on Saturday, June 14, and other events will occur around Detroit on the other days.
RSVP is required. Contact Virginia Stanard, Detroit Collaborative Design Center, at 313-993-1037 for more information.
News from the College of Business Administration
MBA program ranked in top 30 worldwide
The Global Green MBA Survey conducted by Corporate Knights magazine named UDM’s MBA program among the top 30 programs in the world for integrating sustainability into the academic experience. The survey was expanded internationally this year to encompass MBA programs in 17 countries. Programs were assessed in the areas of institutional support, student initiatives and coursework.
News from the School of Dentistry
Father and son graduate together from UDM Dental School
The Shounias both received their Doctorate of Dental Surgery at the School of Dentistry Commencement Ceremony, held at Calihan Hall on the McNichols Campus.
News from the College of Engineering and Science
New Master of Environmental Engineering offered this fall
The College currently offers a Master of Civil & Environmental Engineering degree, but the two programs will now be separate degrees. UDM also approved a new minor in Computer Science.
News from the College of Health Professions
Health Information Management (HIM) accreditation update
The HIM program is in the process of submitting its accreditation application to the Commission on Accreditation for Health Informatics and Information Management (CAHIIM). An HIM Advisory Council was created and the first kickoff meeting will occur in Spring 2014.
News from the College of Liberal Arts and Education
Renovations to the Briggs Building continue
New TV monitors were placed on the first floor and in the lower level student lounge. The monitors allow television viewing, streaming of an events calendar and a visual showcase of student work.
News from the School of Law
UDM Law clinics recognized nationally
• In the Winter 2014 issue of preLaw magazine, UDM’s School of Law is listed among the nation’s “Top schools for clinics” ranking, which measures schools’ ratio of full-time clinical course positions to full-time law students.
• The School of Law’s George J. Asher Law Clinic Center, which is housed at the site of a historic Detroit firehouse, was named one of the 12 most outstanding projects of 2013 by CAM Magazine, a publication of the Construction Association of Michigan.