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February 27, 2024

Detroit Mercy's Black Abolitionist Archive: Unveiling Black Voices of Freedom

The Black Abolitionist Archive lives in University of Detroit Mercy’s McNichols Campus Library as a testament to the enduring struggle against slavery and the pursuit of freedom.

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February 16, 2024

Black History Month is a time to celebrate, reflect and connect

Justin Williams, associate professor of History and director of the African American Studies Program at Detroit Mercy, talks about Black History Month and the many ways it can be recognized.

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February 10, 2024

Accelerated Bachelor of Social Work option aimed at community college transfer students

The Full-time Accelerated Social Work Transfer (FAST) option is the first of its kind in Michigan, featuring three consecutive semesters of seven-week modules and intersession courses that can be taken online, in-person or through a hybrid method.

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The College of Liberal Arts & Education will be renamed the College of Humanities, Arts & Social Sciences (CHASS) in fall 2024.  This change signals the College’s transformative approach to teaching and learning that meets students where they are and takes them to where they want to be in a rapidly changing world. Visit the CHASS page to learn more about our mission, visions, frequently asked questions and videos.

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Psychology Clinic

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The Psychology Clinic is a teaching clinic, for doctoral students of clinical psychology. The clinic provides counseling, testing and assessment services including:

  • Individual and couples therapy
  • Emotional issues such as anger and grief
  • Assessment for learning problems and gifted children
  • Sorting through sources of stress
Service fees are on a sliding scale.

Psychology Clinic

Counseling Clinic

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The Counseling Clinic is a teaching clinic, primarily for second-year counseling students. The clinic specializes in a wide variety of clinical issues for children and adults, such as:

  • Grief and loss
  • Anger/emotion management
  • Decision making
  • Life transitions/family issues
Services are available at no cost.

Counseling Clinic