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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.

Some fun for Halloween

Safety Street 2018 was skele-tons of fun The annual event welcomes young children from the neighborhoods to campus to trick-or-treat in a safe environment. More than 1,765 pounds of candy was donated by Detroit Mercy student organizations, faculty, staff and administrators and was distributed by fraternities, sororities and student organizations …

Our first-day-of-school photos

You’ll see lots of photos on social media and on phones from coworkers who straggle in late today because it’s a national holiday of sorts — the first day of school! Classes at Detroit Mercy started last week, but we still want to share our photos of the day, as …

Help dental students raise funds for mission trip

A group of 20 dental students from Detroit Mercy’s chapter of the American Student Dental Association (ASDA) will travel to Guatemala at the end of July to help patients with important dental care needs. But to get there, they need some assistance. The Detroit Mercy group consists of dental students, dentists …

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Service and Immersion

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Campus Kitchen

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Service Learning

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The Institute for Leadership and Service

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