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November 19, 2020
Timmy Nelson '11 is among the thousands of gamers worldwide who participate in Extra Life, an annual charity event where people marathon video games to raise money to benefit Children’s Miracle Network Hospitals. Read the full story
University Leadership breaks ground in front of the Student Union.
November 17, 2020
The multi-year, multi-million-dollar renovation project starts with a renovation and expansion of the Student Union, followed by multiple upgrades and new on-campus student apartments, among other projects. 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.

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Get to Know: Timmy Nelson ’11, playing games to save lives
Thu, 19 Nov 2020
Timmy Nelson with several hats on his head for no apparent reasonFor Timmy Nelson ’11, playing video games for 24 consecutive hours is all about positively impacting sick and injured children in southeast Michigan. Nelson is among the thousands of gamers worldwide who participate in Extra Life’s Game Day, an annual charity event where people marathon video games to raise money …

University breaks ground on McNichols Campus Renovation Project
Tue, 17 Nov 2020
Posed photo of men with shovelsCommunity leaders, members of the Detroit Mercy community and news media joined President Antoine M. Garibaldi on Monday, Nov. 16, for the official groundbreaking celebration of the expansive McNichols Campus Renovation Project announced in February. Garibaldi welcomed the small crowd that had gathered for this event and explained that the renovation …

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