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The latest College news is below.  You can also view stories from 2018, 2017, 2016, 2015, 2014 and 2013.

Spend a few minutes with Detroit Mercy’s new Director of Sustainability Victor Carmona and his passion for what he does will leave you inspired. Whether Carmona is talking about his research projects in El Salvador, Mexico and Costa Rica or his thoughts on how to bring students studying different disciplines together, he will make you think in a new light.

Detroit Mercy's College of Engineering and Science and the Louis Stokes Midwest Center of Excellence (LSMCE) recently signed a collaborative agreement to increase the number of under-represented minority students in the fields of science, technology, engineering and math (STEM).

Spring break provides an opportunity for students to take time away from their courses and prepare for the final weeks of the semester. For students participating in the alternative spring break retreat, it is a time for reflection and service.

Christina Jones, ReBUILDetroit scholar from the University of Detroit Mercy majoring in biology, will be conducting her summer research with Dr. Vance Berger in the National Cancer Institute, Division of Cancer Prevention at the National Institutes of Health in Bethesda, Maryland.

Dr. Rachelle Belanger, associate professor of biology, is the 2017 recipient of the early career mentor award in biology from the Council on Undergraduate Research (CUR).

Detroit Mercy's chapter of the Pi Mu Epsilon Honorary Mathematics Fraternity sponsored yesterday's Pi Day Extravaganza!

Dr. Prasad Venugopal, associate professor of physics and Dr. Mark Benvenuto, chair of the chemistry and biochemistry department, presented at the Michigan Science Teachers Association meeting in Lansing on March 2.

University of Detroit Mercy will host the Wheelchair Escalator Demonstration Event on Thursday, March 22, in the College of Engineering & Sciences High Bay from 1:30-4 p.m. Millions of Americans rely on wheelchairs or walking aids such as a cane every day. In fact, some 54 million Americans — a full 19 percent of the non-institutionalized population — suffer from a physical or cognitive disability.

Detroit Mercy's engineering co-op program is well-connected with international, national and local industry partners which helps students obtain summer co-op opportunities. One such partner, Wade Trim, offers students experience in civil and environmental engineering projects.

For the third consecutive year, the College of Engineering & Science won the annual Detroit Mercy Alumni Chili Cook-off on February 24.

More than 250 alumni and friends gathered on the McNichols Campus for the annual Titan tradition: Detroit Mercy’s Alumni Chili Cook-off, Feb. 24. Taste buds were sent into overdrive with pots of delicious chili created by representative teams of the University’s colleges/schools, as well as the Titan Club.

Jennifer Dukarski '96 mechanical engineering and '10 law attorney at Butzel Long in Detroit will serve on a panel during CREW Detroit's Michigan's Leading Women of Autonomous Mobility event on Wednesday, March 7, 2018 in Ann Arbor.

More than 30 industry partners lined the High Bay accepting resumes for summer interns across all engineering disciplines.

Dr. Matthew Mio, professor of chemistry and biochemistry, served as chair of the Organic Chemistry Exam Committee through the American Chemical Society (ACS) Exams Institute. This committee creates the standard ACS examination that is used in universities and colleges throughout the United States and world.

Ed Potoczak, electrical engineering alumnus, brings more than 30 years of experience to E.M.M.A. International as director of sales.

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