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Miao Qian, who teaches graduate and undergraduate courses in developmental psychology at Detroit Mercy, is one of "Diverse: Issues in Higher Education’s" 2023 emerging scholars.

Poetry readings will take place virtually on the third Thursday of January, February and March at 6:30 p.m. via Zoom. They are free and open to the public.

Donald B. Taylor, Ph.D., will be inaugurated as University of Detroit Mercy's 26th president Friday, March 24 at 3 p.m. in Calihan Hall on the McNichols Campus.

The Ignite Scholarship for Clinical Psychology master’s program students will help address the growing needs for mental health clinicians. Learn more about this significant scholarship by attending our Jan. 19, 2023, virtual program information session from 6–7 p.m.

Detroit Mercy wishes everyone a Merry Christmas and Happy Holiday season! Find University closure hours here.

Phil Cousineau has used his education from the University to carve a unique and fascinating niche in the world and led him on a multi-disciplinary career since he graduated in 1974.

Detroit Mercy faculty were members of a group that traveled to Brazil this past summer as part of the Fulbright-Hays program, a grant funded by the U.S. Department of Education and Bureau of Cultural Affairs.

Detroit Mercy wishes everyone a happy Thanksgiving! The University will be closed Thursday, Nov. 24 through Sunday, Nov. 27 in observation of the holiday.

In Computer Animation and Voice Acting, students in the Communications Studies and Theatre programs work together to create animated films using Adobe Character Animator. They’re tasked with handling a variety of steps in developing a short film, from scriptwriting to directing to producing to editing. 

Patrick Kelly, S.J. ’83 has long been invested in sports, from playing them to writing and teaching about them. Recently, he took his passion to a higher calling as he was part of an international summit on sports and accessibility at the Vatican from Sept. 29-30.

Students in Detroit Mercy’s Communications Studies program have honed their filmmaking skills by telling the stories of local baseball history for a new documentary. 

Stacy Gnall and Tyehimba Jess will be on the McNichols Campus during October to read from their award-winning poetry works.

Alumnus Thomas Page ’71, ’76 recently commissioned a sculpture to honor and reflect the University’s Jesuit and Mercy foundations, traditions and values while paying homage to the institution’s bright future. An unveiling of this sculpture will take place during the University’s Homecoming.

The Full-time Accelerated Social Work Transfer (FAST) option is the first of its kind in Michigan and allows community college transfer students to earn their Bachelor of Social Work in approximately one year starting summer 2023.

The Detroit Mercy Theatre Company (DMTC) and University of Detroit Mercy's Department of Performing Arts is please to announce its 2022-23 season entitled "Believe," featuring three mainstage works to be performed at The Marlene Boll Theatre in downtown Detroit.

University of Detroit Mercy Professor Juan Carlos Flores is the recipient of a $295,000 grant from the National Endowment for the Humanities (NEH) to create the first critical edition of writings by 13th Century philosopher Henry of Ghent.

Rev. Deidric Tupper, pastor of New Faith Temple Church of God in Christ and CEO of the New Faith Temple Community Development Corp., alongside his wife Natasha Tupper, founder of The Polished Institute, have dedicated their lives to the service of others.

Detroit Mercy students find more similarities than differences during the University's short-term study abroad program to Cuba.

University of Detroit Mercy announces the appointment of Jocelyn M. Boryczka as the new dean of Detroit Mercy’s College of Liberal Arts & Education. Her appointment begins Aug. 1.

The College of Liberal Arts & Education congratulates the Titan Class of 2022!

Mehar Soni's love for literature, blossoming from her grandmother reading to her as a child, fueled the Detroit Mercy Class of 2022 valedictorian's dentistry dreams.

Detroit Mercy junior Jeremiah Steen knows there's more to life than just himself and wants to have a positive impact on people and the city of Detroit.

A pair of phone calls during the winter of his senior year of high school helped Thomas Mueller ’21 realize he belonged at University of Detroit Mercy.

The College of Liberal Arts & Education is pleased to honor our students for their academic excellence, service and leadership.

Detroit Mercy Theatre Company (DMTC) needed to adapt last year to continue performing in the midst of a global pandemic. Those adjustments not only led to new, invaluable experiences for Detroit Mercy students, but showered DMTC with praise from a prestigious theatre festival.

Donald B. Taylor, Ph.D., brings nearly three decades of higher education leadership in the areas of program development, accreditation, alumni relations, community partnership development, corporate and philanthropic fundraising success and commitment to adult/post-traditional students, international/global and online education, following decades as a researcher and educator at Catholic institutions.  

The story follows Antigone, daughter of Oedipus, as she defies her politician uncle Creon to give her brother a proper burial, even though the act is punishable by death. Antigone’s act of civil disobedience sparks a struggle between individual and state in this timeless tale which resonates in contemporary politics.

After careful review and consideration of guidance from medical and public health experts, all University of Detroit Mercy students, faculty and staff will be required to receive a COVID-19 vaccine and be fully vaccinated on or before August 16, 2021.

The College of Liberal Arts & Education congratulates the Titan Class of 2021!

Helping others feel equally welcome and making a difference at Detroit Mercy have been priorities for Dalonzo Curges.

National Book Award Finalist Jerald Walker will present a talk and reading on April 8 at 6:30 p.m. about his recent book How to Make a Slave and Other Essays, which was nominated for the 2020 National Book Award for nonfiction.

The College of Liberal Arts & Education is pleased to honor our students for their academic excellence, service and leadership.

The Detroit Mercy Theatre Company (DMTC) is drawing inspiration from the past with the presentation of Hitchcocked!: An Audio Serial, an original, five-episode adventure comedy based on the work of Alfred Hitchcock.

The word “civility” is frequently used in discussions on how to heal the deep political and personal divisions in this country. But a new book by Detroit Mercy Assistant Professor of Political Science Alex Zamalin argues that the word has been used historically to silence people working toward a more just society.

Detroit Mercy Theatre Company students and faculty and staff participated in the Kennedy Center College Theater Festival held virtually this year.