January 2014

In this issue of Impact

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UDM to honor alumni with Achievement Award, April 11

This spring, University of Detroit Mercy will host the inaugural University-wide celebration, "Spirit of UDM, Alumni Achievement Awards," on Friday, April 11, 2014. The new event will honor a distinguished alumnus/a from each college/school with an Alumni Achievement Award. William C. Young ’64 is the award recipient from the College of Engineering & Science. Read

College hosts Student Research Symposium

The College of Engineering & Science hosted its first Undergraduate and Graduate Research Symposium, Nov. 1, 2013. The event showcased student research in the College and raised greater awareness of the engineering and science fields to Detroit area high school students. Read

Bob Hamilton ’72 recognized as Civil Engineer of the Year in Illinois

Bob Hamilton ’72 is a successful entrepreneur, civic leader and inspiring mentor who has taken the role of engineer to new heights. He is well known throughout Chicagoland for projects that range from roads and parklands to sewer systems and LEED certified developments. Read

Living their dreams and serving others: UDM students, faculty accepted into TechTown's Venture Accelerator Program

A UDM senior who has worked on his dream project since the third grade. A rare, unique collaboration between nursing and mechanical engineering students. A retiring UDM professor who has worked with her students to help people with mobility problems “Get Up and Go.” What do all of these people have in common? Read

U.S.News & World Report’s “2014 - Best Colleges” ranks UDM’s College of Engineering & Science one of Top 100 in America

University of Detroit Mercy’s College of Engineering & Science has been named one of the top 100 programs in the country again in the 2014 edition of the U.S.News & World Report's "Best Colleges." Read

College news

News from the College of Engineering & Science, including a new student scholarship grant, students helping veterans, Tech Day, a $50,000 grant from Ford, college partners, robotics, and summer camps. Read

Faculty News

News about faculty members in the College of Engineering & Science. Read

New development director joins College

The College of Engineering & Science is pleased to welcome Dennis Carlesso '90, '97 as its new director of Development. Read

Homecoming 2014!

Thanks to the hundreds of UDM alumni who joined us for Homecoming 2014! On Jan. 11, the Titans basketball teams challenged the Oakland University Golden Grizzlies in Calihan Hall and a Mass and an alumni tailgate party were hosted on campus. See the Homecoming photo gallery. Go Titans!

Update your information on the Online Community

Have you recently moved? Do you want to receive Spiritus, our alumni magazine? Do you want to be aware of the events planned for our alumni? Make sure to update your contact information on the UDM Online Community.

Request a UDM Alumni Association Membership card

Request a UDM Alumni Association membership card to take advantage of the many benefits available to you as a UDM alumnus. Multiple benefits were added this fall, to learn more, visit the UDM benefits page on Community.

Sport your Titan pride

Spread school spirit by wearing your Titan gear! The Alumni Association has U of D alumni and Mercy College of Detroit alumni t-shirts and U of D alumni ties. Find the order form on Community. Also, stop by the UDM Bookstore in the Student Center on the McNichols Campus for large variety of University apparel.