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Father Edward Dowling sits inside at a desk with his hand holding a model Great Lakes ship.
November 29, 2022
Fr. Edward Dowling, S.J., an Engineering professor at University of Detroit for decades, kept an expansive, in-depth and world-famous maritime collection of Great Lakes ships. It’s now housed at the McNichols Campus Library.
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November 15, 2022
Faye Alexander Nelson ’75, ’81 led the Detroit Riverfront Conservancy from 2003-13, a role that helped spark the renaissance the city is experiencing today.
Fr. Cavanagh
November 10, 2022
On Nov. 8, the University lost one of its most cherished Jesuits, Fr. Gerald “Jerry” F. Cavanagh, S.J. He was 91.
Two people perform a military promotion ceremony while facing each other indoors.
November 01, 2022
Danielle Cermak graduated in 2000 with a degree in Biochemistry. That same year she raised her right hand and was commissioned into the U.S. Air Force — where most would imagine her life of service began.

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Detroit Mercy in the News

College of Liberal Arts & Education dean featured in 2022 midterm election coverage
WXYZ and Fox 2 Detroit | Nov. 10, 2022
Dean Jocelyn Boryczka provided expert commentary both from the McNichols Campus and the television studios of WXYZ.

'I believe': Achter embraces daunting task of reviving Detroit Mercy women's hoops
Detroit News | Nov. 2, 2022
Kate Achter takes over the Detroit Mercy women's basketball program and is ready to surprise the college basketball world in her debut season.

'One goal in mind': Obstacles over, time is now for Detroit Mercy men's hoops
Detroit News | Nov. 2, 2022
Antoine Davis has never made the NCAA Tournament as a student-athlete. He's ready to change that in his final year with the Titans, as he chases scoring history.

NCAA records within reach for Detroit Mercy's Davis
CBS Detroit | Nov. 2, 2022
Antoine Davis has the chance to end his career as one of the most prolific scorers and 3-point shooters in college basketball history. But he's focused on helping the Titans win on the court.

How Might Engineering Education Transition From In-Person To Hybrid and Online Modalities?
Inside Higher Ed | Oct. 20, 2022
Assistant Dean and Professor of Mechanical Engineering Rick Hill answers questions on how engineering education is adapting for the future.

Spotlight on the News: Detroit Mercy's new president and Great Lakes Bioneers Detroit
WXYZ | Sept. 23, 2022
Chuck Stokes interviewed President Donald B. Taylor and previewed the upcoming Great Lakes Bioneers Conference at the University, focusing on Detroit's green future.

Alumni News

World-famous Great Lakes ship collection part of Detroit Mercy legacy
Tue, 29 Nov 2022
A collection of photos from the collectionThroughout the school year, Pat Higo fields calls for photos and other materials as an archives and special collections librarian at University of Detroit Mercy. But there’s a specific collection Higo receives more requests for than any other and it’s been part of the University’s legacy for decades. “At least …

Detroit Mercy loses beloved Jesuit, Fr. Gerald F. Cavanagh, S.J.
Thu, 10 Nov 2022
Fr. Cavanagh smilingOn Nov. 8, the University lost one of its most cherished Jesuits, Fr. Gerald “Jerry” F. Cavanagh, S.J. He was 91. Fr. Cavanagh was a welcoming and friendly face on the McNichols Campus for 42 years. He welcomed students, staff and faculty alike with an open ear, a 100-watt smile …

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