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July 29, 2021
The Conviction Integrity Clinic will give students the opportunity to provide access to legal services for people serving time for felony convictions, who claim they are innocent. The goal of this clinic is to educate law students about the issues that lead to wrongful convictions and to engage students directly in the review of innocence claims made by individuals who have been convicted of a crime.
July 26, 2021
University of Detroit Mercy is proud to be part of a national campaign to double the maximum Pell Grant to $13,000 and help more students earn a degree, get a good-paying job and achieve a brighter future.

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Southeast Michigan grappling with new climate realities
WDET | July 27, 2021
Associate Dean of Experiential Education and Associate Professor of Law Nick Schroeck says the region's response to climate change depends on improvements in transportation and renewable energy.

Detroit Mercy to start vehicle cybersecurity institute with Department of Defense grant
Fox 2 Detroit/WJBK | July 20, 2021
Detroit Mercy will play a key role in training cybersecurity professionals to combat growing cybersecurity threats.

Detroit Mercy gets grant to create cybersecurity institute
U.S. News & World Report | July 17, 2021
The Department of Defense has awarded a $1.12 million grant to University of Detroit Mercy to establish a cybersecurity institute.

New Detroit Mercy Law dean is dedicated to advancing anti-racism and equity in her role
WDET | May 12, 2021
Detroit Mercy Law Dean Jelani Jefferson Exum discusses the topic of creating a proactive criminal justice system on Detroit Today with Stephen Henderson.

A Detroit Zoom immersion: Networking, collaboration and innovation
Ignation Solidarity Network | April 28, 2021
A group of students from three campuses came together for a virtual Detroit immersion.

Antoine Davis has finally found his way, and so has Detroit Mercy basketball
The Detroit News | Feb. 1, 2021
After struggling early in the season, Antoine Davis has picked things up over the past several games, as the Titans have not so coincidentally righted their own ship.

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Detroit Mercy Law, Prosecutor’s Office to team up against wrongful convictions
Tue, 27 Jul 2021
Exterior of School of Law clinic buildingStarting this fall, Detroit Mercy Law students will work with the Wayne County Prosecutor’s Conviction Integrity Unit (CIU) to help right wrongful convictions. The collaboration comes in the form of a new clinic at which six students a semester will work alongside Wayne County assistant prosecutors under the supervision of …

Detroit Mercy leads cybersecurity consortium on $1.12-million Department of Defense grant
Fri, 16 Jul 2021
Campus view from the sky.University of Detroit Mercy recently received a $1.12-million grant from the United States Department of Defense (DoD) to establish the Metro-Detroit Regional Vehicle Cybersecurity Institute, a regional-based, cybersecurity consortium. Led by Detroit Mercy, the consortium consists of multiple academic institutions in southeast Michigan and includes University of Arizona as a …