UDMcasts: University of Detroit Mercy audio and video recordings

UDMcasts by date

UDMcasts are listed here in order of recording year.  To see UDMcasts listed by event or theme, see the Series & Subjects page.

2013

Howard Gray, S.J. on dialogue

Howard Gray, S.J. expounds on the components of meaningful dialogue, including inter-religious dialogue. He describes how developing and revealing our personal narratives help us meet others humbly in a shared humanity, so that dialogue results not only in understanding, but in trust, love, justice and peace.

2013 First Year Convocation

Listen to speakers from the 2013 First Year Convocation for new UDM students, held Aug. 23. Remarks include those from UDM President Antoine Garibaldi and keynote speaker Don DiPaolo.

MI Retreat 1: Where are we? Introduction to the retreat

The UDM Mission and Identity Retreat is a way to spread an understanding of the core intentions of University of Detroit Mercy. What is a university? What does it mean that UDM is Catholic, Jesuit/Mercy and urban? Where are we individually as we each are part of UDM?

MI Retreat 2: The noun: UDM is a university

Part two of the UDM Mission & Identity Retreat, held March 21, 2013.

MI Retreat 3: UDM's core adjectives

Part three of the UDM Mission & Identity Retreat, held March 21, 2013.

Elmore Leonard '50 and Peter Leonard together at UDM

University alumnus Elmore Leonard '50 and his son Peter Leonard, both successful fiction writers, spent some time together at UDM discussing their work, Feb. 27, 2013.

2012

Celebrate Spirit! 2012

UDM students, faculty and staff gathered Sept. 20, 2012 for the Celebrate Spirit! service, to welcome in the new academic year.

President Garibaldi at the First Year Experience Convocation

President Garibaldi speaks to new UDM students at the 2012 First Year Experience Convocation.

2012 First Year Convocation Keynote

Donald DiPaolo, associate professor of Education, has an entertaining discussion with first-year UDM students about the transition to college and signs of leadership.

SGA President Alvin Ford addresses FYE Convocation

SGA President Alvin Ford addresses new students at the 2012 First Year Experience Convocation.

Urban Farming Symposium

The UDM School of Law hosted its second Urban Farming Symposium, May 18, 2012. With special focus on the city of Detroit, national and regional experts convened to discuss this growing trend.

President Garibaldi's Inaugural Address

Antoine M. Garibaldi gives his Inaugural address on the occasion of his installation as the 25th president of University of Detroit Mercy.

Inauguration Poem, 'The Mantle'

As part of UDM's inaugural celebration, poet Albert Michael Ward presents his poem 'The Mantle,' written for the occasion.

Inaugural Ceremonies

As part of UDM's inaugural celebration, religious and UDM officials perform the ceremonial missioning, blessing and installation of President Antoine M. Garibaldi.

Inaugural Invocation and Greetings

As part of UDM's inaugural celebration, leaders from the state, city, and Catholic and University communities greet UDM President Antoine M. Garibaldi.

Bob Lutz, Car Guys vs. Bean Counters

Robert Lutz, former vice chairman of General Motors in North America, discusses his latest book, 'Car Guys vs. Bean Counters' on Jan. 25, 2012.

Fr. Greg Boyle on his work with LA gang members

Gregory Boyle, S.J., founder and CEO of Homeboy Industries and an internationally recognized expert on gangs will discuss his experiences helping Latino gang members in Los Angeles.

2011

Leonardo da Vinci Medal Lecture by John Staudenmaier, S.J.

John M. Staudenmaier, S.J., UDM assistant to the president for Mission & Identity, speaks on the occasion of receiving the Leonardo da Vinci Medal, the highest honor of the Society for the History of Technology.

2011 Ford Innovation Day

On Nov. 3, 2011, leaders from Ford Motor Company and University of Detroit Mercy joined together to celebrate innovation and collaboration on Ford Innovation Day, this year as part of UDM’s Engineering Centennial year.

Student Fitness Center groundbreaking

Watch the official groundbreaking ceremony for UDM's 44,000 square-foot Student Fitness Center, to be completed in 2012.

2011 First Year Convocation Keynote

Donald DiPaolo, associate professor of Education, has an entertaining discussion with first-year UDM students about the transition to college and signs of leadership.

Pres. Garibaldi on American Black Journal

UDM Pres Antoine M. Garibaldi was interviewed on the American Black Journal TV program in July.

Mark Reuss, General Motors president of North America, discusses The New GM

General Motors President of North America Mark Reuss visited UDM to give a presentation on The New GM, March 16, 2011.

Chevy Volt director discusses its success

Tony Posawatz, General Motors vehicle line director for the Chevy Volt, gives the presentation, Success of the New Chevy Volt.

Dan Mulhern speaks with students about everyday leadership

Leadership expert Dan Mulhern speaks with students in UDM's Emerging Leaders Program on ways they can lead to improve themselves and their everyday lives.

Dan Mulhern speaks at UDM about everyday leadership

Leadership expert Dan Mulhern gives the presentation, Everyday Leadership: Leading and Mentoring with Your Best Self.

2010

New UDM President named

The University of Detroit Mercy Board of Trustees has named Antoine M. Garibaldi as the University’s new president. Garibaldi will assume the position July 1, 2011 to become UDM’s first lay president.

Designing Sustainable Detroit Symposium

Detroit Mayor Dave Bing was among area leaders who spoke at UDM Sept. 30 during the 2010 Designing Sustainable Detroit Symposium, 'Riding Trucks, Trains, Boats and Planes to Urban Vitality.'

FYE Convocation presentation excerpts

Comments by Professor Donald DiPaolo during the 2010 First Year Experience Convocation.

Super Bowl Ad Nauseum 2010 Part 1: Students' Top Ten Superbowl Ads

UDM professor Dr. Michael Bernacchi hosts his renowned Super Bowl Ad Nauseum, a live discussion analyzing the Super Bowl and their effectiveness to get viewers to buy their products/messages.

Super Bowl Ad Nauseum 2010 Part 2: Students' Worst Five Superbowl Ads

UDM professor Dr. Michael Bernacchi hosts his renowned Super Bowl Ad Nauseum, a live discussion analyzing the Super Bowl and their effectiveness to get viewers to buy their products/messages.

Super Bowl Ad Nauseum 2010 Part 3: Students Rate Superbowl Auto Ads

UDM professor Dr. Michael Bernacchi hosts his renowned Super Bowl Ad Nauseum, a live discussion analyzing the Super Bowl and their effectiveness to get viewers to buy their products/messages.

Andy Acho '67, on sustainability and business

Presentation at the forum, Sustainability creates business value, by Andy Acho '67, retired Worldwide Director of Environmental Outreach and Strategy, Ford Motor Company.

Gerald Cavanagh, S.J. on sustainability and business

Presentation at the forum, Sustainability creates business value, by Gerald Cavangh, S.J., professor of Business Administration and Charles T. Fisher Endowed Chair in Business Ethics.

Logan Robinson on sustainability and business

Presentation at the forum, Sustainability creates business value, by Logan Robinson, distinguished visiting professor at UDM School of Law.

Daniel Saint '89, on sustainability and business

Panel presentation at the forum, Sustainability creates business value, by Daniel Saint '89, managing director of Jefferson Wells.

David Stangis '87, on sustainability and business

Keynote address at the forum, Sustainability creates business value, by David Stangis '87, vice president for Corporate Social Responsibility at Campbell Soup Company.

2009

Project SALUTE interview for Veterans Day 2009

A new radio interview between CBS Radio's Alisa Zee and Tammy M. Kudialis, UDM Law professor and director of Project SALUTE.

Prof. DiPaolo welcomes freshman to UDM and the university experience

Donald DiPaolo, Ph.D., UDM Associate Professor of Education gives the keynote address at the Freshman Convocation, Sept. 4, 2009

Autocam CEO John Kennedy

Autocam CEO John Kennedy gives Business Alumni Week keynote address, March 19, 2009.

Iain Roberts Speaks on Innovation

Iain Roberts, associate partner of IDEO, gives keynote address at the Ford Innovation Symposium, October 15, 2009

2008

Rev. Jim Wallis

Rev. Jim Wallis, best-selling author, theologian and commentator, speaks on faith, religion and politics.

Ford Innovation Symposium 2008

Five product, engineering and innovation leaders from Ford Motor Company discuss recent innovative strategies and projects at the automaker. Presented in detail is development of Ford SYNC, the award-winning, in-car, voice-activated communications and entertainment system.

Project SALUTE on Good Morning America

Good Morning America, ABC News' morning show, featured the UDM School of Law Project SALUTE for its Memorial Day broadcast.

Beth Ann Dalrymple graduates against the odds

UDM grad Beth Ann Dalrymple talks to WWJ Newsradio 950's Pat Sweeting about the liver transplant that enabled her to pursue her dreams.

Ford Motor Company president and CEO Alan Mulally speaks at UDM

Ford Motor Company president and CEO Alan Mulally speaks at UDM

The Challenge of Secularism: Is God Absent?

Acclaimed educator and sociologist Robert Bellah came to UDM to speak on understanding and experiencing the presence of God in the midst of a highly secular society.

The Challenges in Jesuit and Catholic Higher Education Today

Dean Brackley, S.J., of University of Central America discusses the issues of contemporary Catholic higher education, including connecting academia with the life-and-death social issues of our time.

Michael J. Brenner 2008 CBA Alumni Week Keynote Adress

Michael J. Brenner '67, chief financial officer, executive vice president and a director of Related Companies, presents the 2008 CBA alumni week keynote speech.

Corktown Campus Dedication

WXYZ-TV coverage of the School of Dentistry and the Corktown Campus Dedication, April 18

Project SALUTE PSA

Public service announcement (PSA) for Project SALUTE, produced by WDIV-TV Channel 4 Detroit.

Super Bowl Ad Nauseum 2008

WJBK coverage of the 22nd annual Super Bowl Ad Nauseam

Give Kids A Smile

WDIV Local 4 coverage of the UDM School of Dentistry provided free oral health care services to over 175 children from low-income families, Feb. 2 on UDM's new Corktown Campus.

Project: SALUTE

Local 4's Rhonda Walker looks at aspects of the UDM School of Law program to help military veterans around the U.S.

Project SALUTE: Mobile Law Office for veterans

School of Law Dean Mark Gordon and law student Matthew Smith talk to Local 4 about the national Mobile Law Office tour to assist veterans.

Project SALUTE: Mobile Law Office for veterans

Local 4's Mara McDonald reports as University of Detroit Mercy School of Law launches a national Mobile Law Office tour to provide pro bono assistance exclusively on federal benefits issues to veterans.

New Dentistry campus on WDIV

New Dentistry campus featured on WDIV

New Dentistry campus on FOX 2

New Dentistry campus featured on FOX 2

New Dentistry campus on WXYZ

New Dentistry campus featured on WXYZ

Give Kids A Smile

WXYZ Channel 7 features the UDM School of Dentistry providing free oral health care services to over 175 children from low-income families, Feb. 2 on UDM's new Corktown Campus.

Super Bowl Ad Nauseum 2008

WXYZ coverage of the 22nd annual Super Bowl Ad Nauseam

2007

Technology Discovery Day on WDIV

Technology Discovery Day 2007 was featured on WDIV TV Channel 4 in Detroit. Andrew Humphrey reports from Calihan Hall during the event.

Bill Hermann '72, 2007 Business Alumni Week keynote address

Bill Hermann '72, managing partner of Plante & Moran, presented the 2007 University of Detroit Mercy Business Alumni Week keynote speech.

David Schembri '75, '77, on introducing the Smart micro-car to the U.S.

David Schembri '75, '77, President of Smart USA talked to the Principles of Marketing class about introducing the Smart micro-car to the U.S. market, during the 2007 University of Detroit Mercy Business Alumni Week.

Andy Acho '63, '67, "Environmental Stewardship and Proactive Actions"

Andy Acho '63, '67, talks to the Organizational Leadership class about doing the right thing for the environment and having it make sense for business during the 2007 University of Detroit Mercy Business Alumni Week.

John Kennedy, President & CEO Autocam, Alumni Week 2007

John Kennedy, President & CEO of Autocam speaks on business ethics and responsibilities at the University of Detroit Mercy Business Alumni Week 2007.

John Deters '64, president, Detroit Metro Signs, during Alumni Week 2007

John Deters, President Detroit Metro Signs, talked to the MBA 590 Strategic Management class during Business Alumni Week 2007.

John Staudenmaier, S.J., "Confronting Evil"

John Staudenmaier, S.J., explores "Confronting Evil" as part of the Spiritual Exercises of St. Ignatius, a method of prayer for reclaiming the violent places, those in one's personal life and in the world where we live.

John Staudenmaier, S.J., "The Inner Geography of Prayer"

John Staudenmaier, S.J., explores the implications of St. Ignatius' "inner geography of prayer".

2006

A Conversation in the Traditions of Catherine McAuley and Ignatius of Loyola

As part of UDM's celebration of the 175th Anniversary of the founding of the Sisters of Mercy, the McNichols Campus Library hosted the panel discussion, "A Conversation in the Traditions of Catherine McAuley and Ignatius of Loyola."

Gregory J. Boyle, S.J., on community in diversity

Gregory J. Boyle, S.J., is the founder/ executive director of Jobs For A Future/Homeboy Industries, an employment referral center and economic development program in Los Angeles. Here, Fr. Boyle reflects on combating peer pressure to be your own person, and having the courage to reach out to others in a diverse world.

The Very Reverend Peter-Hans Kolvenbach, S.J., "Christ in the City"

The Very Reverend Peter-Hans Kolvenbach, S.J., Superior General of the Society of Jesus, visited the University of Detroit Mercy Oct. 6-7, 2006. His address, "Christ in the City," was given at Gesu Church, Detroit.

Larry Keeley on innovation for Detroit and the auto industry

During UDM's 2006 Founders Week, Larry Keeley, co-founder and president of Doblin, Inc., gave the presentation, "How Detroit and the Auto Industry Can Innovate Themselves to Prosperous Futures," at the Ford Innovation Symposium, Sept. 28. Keeley is introduced by Derrick M. Kuzak, group vice president for Product Development, The Americas, Ford Motor Company.

John Staudenmaier, S.J., "Grief and Joy in the Spiritual Life"

John Staudenmaier, S.J., presents a "Grief and Joy in the Spiritual Life," considering how the Spiritual Exercises of St. Ignatius Loyola teach a method of prayer in which one learns to be present to one's griefs and joys.

Taco Bell President Emil Brolick '69 '72, speaks on leadership

Taco Bell President and Chief Concept Officer Emil J. Brolick '69 '72, gives a presentation on leadership, as part of the College of Business Administration's Alumni Week 2006.

Ford EVP Anne Stevens encourages female scholars

Anne Stevens, Ford Motor Company executive vice president and chief operating officer for the Americas, spoke at the 2006 Clare Booth Luce Scholarship Reception, March 14. The first female executive vice president at Ford, Stevens spoke to encourage young female scholars. The Clare Booth Luce Scholarship assists female upperclassmen in Engineering and Science.

John Staudenmaier, S.J., "Making Decisions for a Better Life"

John Staudenmaier, S.J., looks at how the Jesuit Spiritual Exercises apply to decisions when to stick with one's current commitments and when to change some of those commitments.