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January 29, 2024
University of Detroit Mercy is commemorating the life of Martin Luther King Jr. and celebrating Black History Month with a series of programs on the McNichols, Riverfront and Corktown Campuses.
Two students sit on a bench near the Fisher Fountain, with flowers, trees, the fountain, buildings pictured on a sunny, summer day.
January 25, 2024
Beginning with the 2024-25 academic year, Detroit Mercy will offer free tuition to first-year students who meet certain eligibility requirements. They may renew Titan Edge for up to four years total.
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December 13, 2023
Scores of UDM students and faculty will help nonprofits in Detroit and southeast Michigan reduce their carbon footprint as part of a $3.79-million grant award to support energy efficiency.
A logo for The Wall Street Journal, America's Best Colleges 2024, in cooperation with College Pulse and Statista.
September 19, 2023
Detroit Mercy was ranked No. 52 nationally and second in Michigan, according to results released Sept. 6 by WSJ/College Pulse. UDM was the third-highest ranked Jesuit university and only Mercy institution ranked.

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Detroit Mercy in the News

Jerica Williams is the new normal at Detroit Mercy men's basketball
WXYZ Channel 7 | Nov. 3, 2023
The Titans are about to start a new season with a new coach and it’s a new look. For the first time in program history, Detroit Mercy men’s basketball has hired a female assistant coach.

Popular children’s book series is being performed as a musical in Detroit
WDIV Local 4 | Oct. 18, 2023
The story of “A Year with Frog and Toad,” based on the series by Arnold Lobel, takes place over a year, with Frog and Toad going through the seasons and celebrating various holidays. It’s a fun adventure with relatable scenes, like Frog and Toad trying to figure out how not to eat all the cookies they just baked.

How an active shooter training is preparing future Metro Detroit nurses to respond to a crisis
CBS Detroit | Oct. 6, 2023
It was an opportunity to educate nursing students on their response to such a traumatic incident.

Macomb Community College, University of Detroit Mercy partner to address nursing shortage
Detroit Free Press | Oct. 3, 2023
The partnership will provide those with associate degrees in nursing an accelerated pathway to earn a bachelor of science in nursing degree in 12 months, with the first group starting in January.

First nurses accepted into new Macomb Community College, UDM program will get free tuition
Crain's Detroit | Oct. 3, 2023 
A new bachelor's degree nursing completion program offered by University of Detroit Mercy and Macomb Community College will provide free tuition to the first two cohorts.

New ranking puts University of Detroit Mercy at No. 2 in Michigan for colleges
Detroit Free Press | Sept. 13, 2023
UDM ranked No. 52 nationally, placing them as the second highest-ranking school in the state.

Alumni News

Grants help UDM students and the community
Wed, 14 Feb 2024
Campus view from the sky.University of Detroit Mercy has recently received more than $2 million in grants to help educate students and their work in the community. The largest, a two-year grant from the U.S. Health Resources and Services Administration (HRSA) will allow graduate students in Detroit Mercy’s counseling program to continue their work …

Young alumnus’ research into plastics published by prestigious magazine
Tue, 06 Feb 2024
Nick Boynton smiling and the cover of the latest issue of Science MagazineAs humans work toward a more sustainable future on Earth, imagine having one material that can act like many of the plastics used in daily life. Now consider those same principles being used in outer space, where resources and capacity are precious commodities. University of Detroit Mercy alumnus Nicholas Boynton …