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April 02, 2020
An international team of paleontologists, including University of Detroit Mercy's Nizar Ibrahim, has described a new species of flying reptile (pterosaur), which flew over North Africa 100 million years ago during the time of the dinosaurs. Read the full story
Detroit Mercy junior Sara Abdulelah
April 01, 2020
Detroit Mercy junior Sara Abdulelah is one of 396 students in the United States to earn the prestigious national scholarship. Read the full story

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‘You can’t say it’s because of my dad anymore’: Brad Calipari finds himself – and the court – in Detroit
ESPN | 1/16/20
Brad Calipari, son of Hall of Fame coach John Calipari, can't remember a time of living in anonymity. But as a graduate transfer at University of Detroit Mercy, he has found himself and the basketball court.

Wandering in search of Wakanda
ESPN’s The Undefeated | 12/26/19
Alex Zamalin, an assistant professor of Political Science and director of the African American Studies program at Detroit Mercy, is featured in this piece that explores the concept of black utopias.

Detroit Mercy raises more than $100 million in record-setting campaign
Detroit Free Press | 12/15/19
Detroit Mercy’s fundraising campaign set a school record for the most money raised in a campaign.

Detroit Mercy and Kalasho Empowerment of Young Scholars give turkeys to Detroit for Thanksgiving
FOX 2 Detroit | 11/21/19
Detroit Mercy and Kalasho Empowerment of Young Scholars unite in giving away over 500 turkeys to the community, helping ensure everyone has something to be thankful for.

Silent Sky at Detroit Mercy Theatre Company is Unexpectedly Brilliant!
Broadway World | 10/23/19
The simplicity and elegance of this production of Silent Sky made the importance of Gunderson's words stand out to the audience and the cast of five worked seamlessly together to bring this impactful and moving production to life. It is a brilliant piece of Michigan theatre.

Alumni News

Let’s Talk: On being a neighbor in hard times
Mon, 30 Mar 2020
Tim HipskindCatherine Punsalan-Manlimos, special assistant to the president on Mission Integration at Detroit Mercy is doing her part to help the University community find comfort during the COVID-19 pandemic. She has written about adapting to changes and recently posted this video reflection by Fr. Tim Hipskind, S.J., director of Service Learning and …

Alumni Spirit Awards event rescheduled for Sept. 25
Sun, 29 Mar 2020
Spirit Awards wordsUniversity of Detroit Mercy is suspending or canceling all student events, external events and events with 100 or more participants based on Michigan Gov. Gretchen Whitmer’s recommendations for controlling the spread of the coronavirus. Unfortunately, this includes Detroit Mercy’s Alumni Achievement Spirit Awards scheduled for Friday, April 24. We feel, however, it …