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March 01, 2021
Florence Tetreault, a beloved alumna and former faculty member, created and endowed a scholarship so that generations of students can afford a Detroit Mercy education.
February 24, 2021
Four Detroit Mercy basketball student-athletes earned Horizon League recognition as the conference recently released its postseason awards.

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Detroit Mercy is hitting its stride at the right time
WXYZ | Feb. 10, 2021
The Detroit Mercy men's basketball team has won five straight games and seven of their last eight — the best stretch by the program since the Horizon League-winning 2011-2012 season.

Antoine Davis has finally found his way, and so has Detroit Mercy basketball
The Detroit News | Feb. 1, 2021
After struggling early in the season, Antoine Davis has picked things up over the past several games, as the Titans have not so coincidentally righted their own ship.

Spotlight on the News: Detroit Mercy investing in northwest Detroit
WXYZ | Nov. 20, 2020
Detroit Mercy President Antoine M. Garibaldi discusses the McNichols Campus Renovation Project as well as the University’s national academic rankings.

University of Detroit Mercy to open campus in Novi, first outside city of Detroit
Detroit Free Press | Oct. 6, 2020
Detroit Mercy will open a new branch campus in Novi, marking the first time in its 100-year-plus history it has done so outside Detroit. The move is a chance for the University to get a building already set up for the types of spaces it will need as it launches new health-related programs of study.

A strange dinosaur may have swum the rivers of Africa
The New York Times | April 29, 2020
Detroit Mercy Professor of Biology Nizar Ibrahim and an international team of researchers discovered that Spinosaurus aegyptiacus, the longest predatory dinosaur known, was aquatic and used tail-propelled swimming locomotion to hunt for prey in a massive river system.

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A major gift from a special former faculty member
Thu, 25 Feb 2021
Tetreault in 1947Florence Tetreault was a unique woman. She lived quietly and by her own rules. An alumna and former faculty member, she worked hard and lived frugally. As a professor of Math, she extolled the virtues of compound interest and prudent investing. “It’s not how much money you make,” she would …

‘Civility’ has a racist past, professor argues in new book argues
Tue, 23 Feb 2021
Cover of book Against CivilityThe 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 …

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