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A Values-Based Education

Our students learn Jesuit and Mercy values.

Couretas in scrubs, standing outside the hospitalDetroit Mercy PA student makes school history with rotation in Kenya

University of Detroit Mercy Physician Assistant (PA) student Mary Beth Couretas knew she wanted to do something special for her elective clinical rotation. Couretas accomplished that by becoming the first Detroit Mercy PA student to do an international clinical rotation, completing a rotation in Mombasa, Kenya.

hand device to hold pot steadyDetroit Mercy capstone project gives students the chance to change lives

University of Detroit Mercy students saw the culmination of two semesters of work — not to mention four years of learning — when they presented life-changing capstone projects to veterans at Detroit's John D. Dingell VA Medical Center.

Christina Fleugge, DS4, helps save a life

It was an eventful summer break for Christina Fleugge, DS4 who jumped into action when a family friend began choking during dinner. 

Our alumni live them.

MBA student project teams with nonprofit to create opportunities for women

Due to the efforts of an MBA class project, a new e-commerce website will soon sell hand-made clothes, bags, blankets and other home goods to raise funds for the Inkster-based charity Zaman International and its clients. The website is the culmination of weeks of work by seven University of Detroit …

Detroit Mercy Law adds environmental law clinic

University of Detroit Mercy School of Law is partnering with the Great Lakes Environmental Law Center, to launch an Environmental Law Clinic to aid organizational clients and teach students how to affect regulatory policy in all three branches of state, provincial and federal government in both the United States and …

Student Pantry to open, seeks donations for students in need

On a national scale, more than 36 percent of all college students experience food insecurity. According to a study conducted at University of Detroit Mercy in fall 2017 by the Campus Kitchen and Student Social Workers Association, 46.5 percent of respondents reported food insecurity during their experience at the University. …

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