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Four faculty and staff from University of Detroit Mercy presented keynote addresses at the international conference “Toward sustainable development”, hosted by the [Jesuit] University of Central America “José Simeón Cañas” (UCA) on October 5-6 in Antiguo Cuscatlán, El Salvador.

Chris Fette '64 mechanical engineering was born in Virginia and spent most of his life in Pennsylvania, but it was one year in Detroit as a child and unquestioned kindness by the Religious Sisters of Mercy that changed his life and inspired a major gift to the College of Health Professions.

Dr. Dawn Archey, associate professor of mathematics continues to complement her innovative teaching and publish her research.

Dr. Mary Tracy-Bee received the Faculty Excellence Award at the annual Faculty Recognition Dinner, November 10.

Dr. Victor Carmona, director of sustainability, was invited to serve on the editorial committee of research journal, Agrociencia: Cultivando el conocimiento para un major futuro, at the University of El Salvador.

Paul Spadafora, ’91 mechanical engineering and ’94 master’s in mechanical engineering joined Magna Exteriors as global vice-president, product development on October 30, 2017.

For the past three years, a faculty team of researchers from Detroit Mercy examined workplace climate especially as experience by women in science, technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM) thanks to a grant from the National Science Foundation (NSF).

Congratulations to The Lunchables on their fine performance and very close championship match in the 2017 University of Detroit Mercy Ethics Bowl on November 3.

University of Detroit Mercy is helping meet the current need for engineers trained in Systems Engineering with its new Systems Engineering Graduate Certificate.

Sixteen undergraduate students who discovered and identified new bacteriophage participated in the authentic course-based research project, SEA-PHAGE. Now, they are published authors.

The state of Michigan’s Veteran Affairs Agency has once again designated University of Detroit Mercy as a Gold-certified Michigan Veteran-Friendly School.

University of Detroit Mercy prides itself on offering hands-on, authentic research to undergraduate students. In a new collaboration with Ball State University, Detroit Mercy ReBUILDetroit students are learning about the peer-reviewed process of publishing and about the kinds of research published in the international microbiology journal, Fine Focus.

Spice and food flavoring giant McCormick & Company announced new goals for sustainable packaging improvements include converting iconic metal cans to a 100% recyclable PET can. Michael Okoroafor, master of chemistry and vice-president, global sustainability & packaging, is leading the way.

Jennifer Dukarski ’96 mechanical engineering has been appointed Co-Chair of the Women in Communication Law Committee in the American Bar Association (ABA) Forum on Communication Law. She will remain a member of the Governing Committee for the next three years.

In her freshman year, Saamera Awali, a Biology major, joined Dr. Rachelle Belanger’s research lab studying the effects of pesticides on crayfish. During the past summer, they collaborated with Dr. Jacob Kagey and Monir Mardini collecting tissues and running comet assays, looking at DNA damage. Now, in her sophomore year, her research was selected as a top finalist for the Raymond B. Huey Award from the Society for Integrative and Comparative Biology’s Division of Ecology and Evolution (DEE).

University of Detroit Mercy welcomed Chinese students from several prestigious Chinese universities with orientation sessions which prepared them for classes and acclimated them to Detroit and American culture.

David Gioiello ’70 bachelor of science was endorsed for a Board of Education position by local grassroots group to elect more STEM candidates to office.

ReBUILDetroit scholars from University of Detroit Mercy attending the STEM Research and Career Symposium at Emory University reflect on their experiences and preparation for the future.

University of Detroit Mercy graduates rank 11 in a list of Michigan colleges for highest paid graduates.

The need for cameras on vehicles continues to skyrocket with the ongoing research and development of autonomous vehicles and a new law requiring all cars have backup cameras beginning in 2018. As this need rises, so does the need to keep those cameras clear of rain, snow, ice, mud, dirt and other debris. University of Detroit Mercy aims to advance the research of air and fluid cleaning jets for automotive cameras thanks to a $60,000 grant from Ford Motor Company.

Greg Ingle, senior in civil engineering, is living the university’s mission.

GoodTurn, the mobile app for moving goods and helping nonprofit organizations, is currently under modification to help manage the delivery of donations to victims of the hurricanes in Texas and Florida. GoodTurn was developed at University of Detroit Mercy by a team of faculty, staff, students and alumni, and is funded by the Bill Ford Better World Challenge.

University of Detroit Mercy is a proud member of the newly created Academic Consortium at the American Center for Mobility (ACM) to train the next generation of high-tech talent at the state-of-the-art connected and automated vehicle technologies (CAV) facility in Southeast Michigan.

More than 80 students in engineering and science presented their research during the fifth annual Research Symposium in the Engineering HighBay on October 13.

The Department of Chemistry and Biochemistry at the University of Detroit Mercy College of Engineering & Science invites applicants for a full-time tenure track faculty position in Chemistry or Biochemistry beginning in Fall 2018.

More than 50 people from participating Automation Alley companies descended to University of Detroit Mercy for the Fall Networking event on October 12.

The team developing the wheelchair escalator which provides basic mobility for disabled persons was featured on a radio segment, “Making the Grade,” on WJR, am 760 on October 9.

The 8th grade students from Berkley Middle Schools, Norup and Anderson, spent the morning exploring Science, Technology, Engineering, Architecture and Mathematics (STEaM) at University of Detroit Mercy on October 4 and 5.

Detroit Mercy’s College of Engineering & Science offers two $5,000 scholarships to students who have participated in a FIRST Competition in high school and are pursuing a bachelor degree in any of our programs in Engineering & Science. The scholarship is renewable for up to four years.

Dr. Abhijit Dasgupta, Mathematics professor, presented a special seminar entitled “Axioms for complete elementary extensions” during the Mathematics Department lecture series at the University of Michigan on October 5.

The John A. McLean, Jr. Lecture Series sponsored by the Chemistry and Biochemistry department held its inaugural lecture on September 29.

Dr. Nihad Dukan, professor of mechanical engineering, delivered the keynote address at the 10th International Conference on Porous Metals and Metallic Foam, Nanjing, China, September 14 to 17.

When Stephanie Moore’s ’03 Chemical Engineering work day is done, the warranty engineer at the international automotive firm of Adient heads to her studies at Detroit Mercy Law.

The Wall Street Journal’s 2018 Times Higher Education college rankings were released Sept. 26 and Detroit Mercy ranked 188 out of 1,054 universities in the U.S. Last year Detroit Mercy ranked 270 in the rankings.

Join the party at University of Detroit Mercy's 2017 Homecoming on Sept. 29 & 30, as we fill our campus with food, fun and community activities. The celebration is open to all; young and old, students and alumni, neighbors and out-of-towners, we want everyone to feel at home. Let's build this Titan tradition together!

Dr. Shadi Banita’an, director of Computer Science and associate professor of Mathematics, Computer Science and Software Engineering, in collaboration with Dr. Cuauthémoc Lopez-Martin from University of Guadalajara co-authored on a paper entitled, “Support Vector Regression for Predicting the Enhancement Duration of Software Projects,” which will be presented at the 16th IEEE International Conference on Machine Learning and Applications.

Through a special project with the John Dingell Veterans Hospital in downtown Detroit, University of Detroit Mercy Engineering Professors Darrell Kleinke and Nassif Rayess and Nursing Professor Molly McClelland worked with several Detroit Mercy engineering and nursing students to design and build the prototype of a powered platform lift called the Wheelchair Escalator. The product was designed to safely transfer a person in a wheelchair up a three- to 10-step staircase, moving vertically and horizontally, mirroring the action of an escalator. 

Marquis Who’s Who, the world’s premier publisher of biographical profiles, is proud to name William James Bagaria II, PhD, a Lifetime Achiever.

Many internships provide the opportunity to gain real world experience from professionals in a particular field or industry. It was much more for one University of Detroit Mercy student, Nicholas Boynton, a junior in chemistry.

Congratulations to Dr. Rachelle Belanger, associate professor of biology and Dr. Kendra Evans, associate professor of chemistry, and two of their former undergraduate students, Noor K. Abraham and Kaldoun M. Barawi on their recent publication, “Diminished Conspecific Odor Recognition in the Rusty Crayfish (Orconectes rusticus) Following a 96-h Exposure to Atrazine,” in the Bulletin of Environmental Contamination and Toxicology.

A retirement celebration will be held for Fr. Albright on Friday, September 29 during Homecoming.

Detroit Mercy is the only Michigan School in top 25 for Midwest Best Regional Universities. The university also ranks #12 in Best of the Midwest for Veterans; #32 nationally for Best Value Schools; and #13 in the nation for Best Undergraduate Business Management Programs.

Dr. Victor Carmona, Sustainability director and associate professor of Biology, authored, “Patrones de riqueza y diversidad de aves en áreas verdes del centro urbano de San Salvador, El Salvador” in Huitzil, Revista Mexicana de Ornitología, vol. 18, number 2.

Dr. Kevin Daimi, professor of mathematics, computer science and software engineering wins the Best Paper Award at the 13th Advanced International Conference on Telecommunications (AICT) in Venice, Italy.

For most college students, participating in a United Nations conference seems like a dream, but for one University of Detroit Mercy student, that dream is coming true. Chemistry major Justin Pothoof earned selection through a national search to report on climate change at the 2017 United Nations Climate Change Conference in Bonn, Germany, in November. The conference will focus on the implementation of the Paris Agreement.

Angelina Antonyan, Biology ReBUILDetroit Scholar from University of Detroit Mercy, spent 2-weeks of her summer vacation shadowing medical doctors in Madrid, Spain as an Atlantis Fellow.

Shelter is one of the most basic human necessities, but all too often, it is inaccessible to people in developing countries due to lack of resources. University of Detroit Mercy civil engineering doctoral student Aubin Fossouo, S.J., hopes to change that.

University of Detroit Mercy Chemistry and Biochemistry faculty and students were well represented at the 254th American Chemical Society National Meeting & Exposition in Washington last month.

The final summer Hot Dog Tuesday sponsored by the Chemistry and Biochemistry department featured a book signing by masters of chemistry alumnus, Dave Consiglio ’07. Consiglio’s book is entitled, “Spoiler Alert: Everyone Dies -- the Lighter Side of Global Annihilation."

James Jones ’15 mechanical engineering and Alyssa Berlingieri, current graduate student in mechanical engineering, are proud of their accomplishments Ford Motor Company thanks in part to their Detroit Mercy education.

The 140th academic year at University of Detroit Mercy was a day of ‘firsts’ in the College of Engineering & Science.

Mathematics professors at Detroit Mercy challenge students with problems often not found in your average college mathematics textbook.

Chemistry major Justin Pothoof was selected through a national search to report on climate change at the 2017 United Nations Climate Change Conference in Bonn, Germany, in November. The conference will focus on the implementation of the Paris Agreement.

The new Kuzak Family Foundation Scholarship celebrates the educational process at Detroit Mercy and the University’s partnership with Ford Motor Co., where Derrick Kuzak served as group vice president for global product development when he retired four years ago. It was created with his wife, Kate, and daughter Allison with a substantial gift from the family foundation.

Congratulations to Michael D Bernacchi ’88 Biology on his promotion to Rear Admiral in the United States Navy according to a U.S. Department of Defense press release earlier this year.

University of Detroit Mercy is partnering with two prestigious Chinese universities to bring a cohort of students to Detroit this fall. While here, the students will work in Detroit Mercy’s state-of-art labs with renowned faculty, and earn their bachelor’s and master’s degrees.

Congratulations to Ali Jabbar Al-Fraiji ’02 Master of Mechanical Engineering to become the first Iraqi who has achieved/awarded the highest Specialized Leadership and Management Executive Certificate from Harvard Kennedy School of Government – Executive Education which is a standout amongst the most prestigious scientific academies that specialize in present day studies in Management and Leadership.

Thanks to a unique partnership with University of Detroit Mercy, nonprofit organizations that partner with Ford Motor Company volunteers have a new way of connecting those groups with willing workers. Detroit Mercy recently released GoodTurn, an iPhone app that brings nonprofits that have materials to move with volunteers who have vehicles to move it.

It is with great pleasure that Interim Dean Katherine Snyder announces the Assistant Deans for Academics for the College of Engineering & Science - Carolyn Rimle (Engineering) and Liz Roberts-Kirchhoff (Science).

It is with great pleasure that Interim Dean Dr. Katherine Snyder announces Dr. Rick Hill, Associate Professor in the Department of Mechanical Engineering, as Assistant Dean for Research & External Initiatives.

ReBUILDetroit scholars from University of Detroit Mercy in the first-year Sea-Phage biology course successfully identified and DNA sequenced a bacteria phage which is now listed in the GenBank.

Eleven undergraduates in Biology and in the College of Health Professions from University of Detroit Mercy presented their summer research during the 2017 Mid-Michigan Symposium for Undergraduate Research Experiences (Mid-SURE) at Michigan State University, July 26.

Congratulations to Dr. Kevin Daimi, professor of mathematics and director of computer science and software engineering, on the publication of Computer and Network Security Essentials which he is an editor.

Dr. Rachelle Belanger, Associate Professor in Biology, was invited to present her research as part of the “Good Morning Detroit Seminar Series” at Detroit R & D on July 26.

University of Detroit Mercy recently appointed Megan O. Conrad, Ph.D., as the institution’s Clare Boothe Luce Professor. Funded by a five-year, $476,000 grant from Henry Luce Foundation’s Clare Boothe Luce Program, Conrad will serve as a role model and mentor for women in the STEM fields. She is the only current Clare Boothe Luce Professor in Michigan.

Chemistry professor, Dr. Matthew Mio, was appointed as Chair of a new committee of the American Chemical Society (ACS) Division of Chemical Education’s Examinations Institute.

Science, technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM) hands-on demonstrations were the highlight of this year’s GM Student Corps at University of Detroit Mercy.

The GM Student Corps celebrates its fifth and largest year, helping young people in underserved school districts transform their communities and jump start their futures. Students will spend the day at University of Detroit Mercy’s McNichols Campus on Thursday, July 20, engaging with faculty and learning important life skills as they prepare for college. Pershing High and Detroit Collegiate Prep at Northwestern are the latest schools to join the nine-week program, for a total of 15 schools and 150 student interns from Metro Detroit, Flint and Pontiac.

As part of their Summer Enrichment Program, cohort 2017 ReBUILDetroit scholars spent a day working at D-Town Farms, the largest urban farm in the United States.

The GM Student Corps celebrates its fifth and largest year, helping young people in underserved school districts transform their communities and jump start their futures. Students will spend the day at University of Detroit Mercy’s McNichols Campus on Thursday, July 20, engaging with faculty and learning important life skills as they prepare for college. Pershing High and Detroit Collegiate Prep at Northwestern are the latest schools to join the nine-week program, for a total of 15 schools and 150 student interns from Metro Detroit, Flint and Pontiac.

University of Detroit Mercy’s School of Engineering & Science and ReBUILDetroit Program will host Otis W. Brawley, M.D., chief medical officer for the American Cancer Society. This special event takes place Friday, Aug. 4, from 11 a.m. to 12 p.m.in the Student Ballroom located in the Student Center on the McNichols Campus.

University of Detroit Mercy’s College of Engineering & Science and ReBUILDetroit Program will host Otis W. Brawley, M.D., chief medical officer for the American Cancer Society. This special event takes place Friday, Aug. 4, from 11 a.m. to noon in the Student Center, located in the Student Center on the McNichols Campus.

University of Detroit Mercy is helping meet the current need for engineers trained in Systems Engineering with its new Systems Engineering Graduate Certificate. Detroit Mercy has been among the national leaders in Systems Engineering education through its Master of Science in Product Development (MPD) program. Now, students have a chance to earn a graduate certificate in Systems Engineering.

The College of Engineering & Science at University of Detroit Mercy is holding the STEPS Pre-College Summer Camp Program for high school girls during the next two weeks. This program is available at discounted rates to help expose greater numbers of girls to the science, technology and engineering fields.

The Pre-College Program in the College of Engineering & Science is excited to announce a dramatic reduction for our 2-week Summer Camps.

After finishing one of the greatest careers in Titan history, Detroit Mercy golfer Sarah Thompson was nominated for the NCAA Woman of the Year award.

Robert Hamilton '72 Civil Engineering writes his memories of his classmate, Ambassador Konah Blackett '72 Economics and Business Administration following his untimely passing.

Congratulations to Dr. Katherine Snyder, Interim Dean of the College of Engineering & Science and Dr. Kevin Daimi, Professor of Computer Science in receiving the “Best Paper Award” for their paper “Securing Ford Mobility System-GoodTurn” by the International Academy, Research, and Industry Association last month.

Jerome Neyer '61 Civil Engineering was awarded the Horace H. Rackham Humanitarian Award at the Engineering Society of Detroit (ESD) Annual Dinner on June 21.

Dr. Utpal Dutta, Professor of Civil Engineering and Dr. Gary Kuleck, former Dean of the College of Engineering & Science received awards at the annual at the Engineering Society of Detroit (ESD) Annual Dinner on June 21.

The ReBUILDetroit program at Detroit Mercy welcomes its third cohort of scholars for the Summer Enrichment Program today.

Junior Ben Kendell, Electrical Engineering, earned one of the highest academic accolades you can achieve in a single season as the distance runner was named to the CoSIDA Division I Cross Country/Track and Field Academic All-America® Third Team on Friday.

Witold Fuchs ’16 biochemistry will be starting a seven-week summer internship at NASA in Huntsville, AL.

Detroit Mercy was well-represented at the the 48th Central Regional Meeting of the American Chemical Society in Dearborn on June 6 to 9.

To those familiar with her accomplishments, it shouldn’t come as a great surprise that Nara Gonczigsuren was named this year’s undergraduate Vivere ex Missione Award winner. The honor, presented at commencement to a graduating student who best exemplifies the mission of University of Detroit Mercy, seems like a natural fit for Gonczigsuren, a biology major and leadership minor.

Dr. Miriam Faied, instructor in Electrical and Computer Engineering, and Dr. Rick Hill, associate professor in Mechanical Engineering and Associate Dean of Research in the College of Engineering & Science, presented their research findings at the 60th American Control Conference (ACC) in Seattle, WA last month.

Alex Jones and Griffin Craig presented their freshman year SEA-PHAGE research project at the 9th Annual SEA-PHAGE Symposium held on the Janelia Research Campus of Howard Hughes Medical Institute (HHMI) in Ashburn, VA. on June 10.

The student chapter of Tau Beta Pi at Detroit Mercy inducted 4 juniors and 3 seniors earlier this year.

With an Innovation Activities Grant from the American Chemical Society (ACS), Chemistry undergraduates, Grace Nguyen and Justin Pothoof, interviewed senior environmental chemists on how their careers and the field of chemistry changed over the decades.

Dean Gary Kuleck announced he is seeking a new opportunity in Oregon and is leaving Detroit Mercy effective June 30.

John Maddox '96 Master of Engineering Management joins the newly formed advisory council aimed at bridging Silicon Valley to the auto industry through high-level strategic planning in the area of automotive technology.

Students in University of Detroit Mercy’s Electrical and Computer Engineering Department will show off their self-driving vehicle this weekend at the annual Intelligent Ground Vehicle Competition (IGVC) held in Rochester, Mich., thanks in large part to two gifts to the University.

They say, “running is 90 percent mental and the rest is physical.” Detroit Mercy distance runner Ben Kendell lives by this adage, and was recently named College Sports Information Directors of America (CoSIDA) Academic All-District for Track & Field/Cross Country, May 25.

Dr. Rachelle Belanger, associate professor of biology and her undergraduate research group on their poster presentations at the 48th Annual Scientific Meeting of the Michigan Chapter of the Society for Neuroscience held at the University of Michigan on May 22.

University of Detroit Mercy’s 2017 Homecoming will kick off the weekend of September 29-30 with lots of fun and exciting events on the McNichols, Corktown (Dental) and Riverfront (Law) campuses.

College of Engineering & Science Dean Gary Kuleck will receive the 2017 Engineering Society of Detroit’s Distinguished Service Award from Robert Magee, ESD executive director, and the organization’s Board of Directors.

Are you looking to move up in your career, but require a graduate degree to make this happen? University of Detroit Mercy can help you make the most of your company’s tuition assistance program by offering graduate certificates and degrees designed to advance your skill set and energize your career. Through a special partnership program, employees of Automation Alley member companies may be eligible to receive a 50 percent tuition discount.

ReBUILDetroit scholars from Detroit Mercy enjoyed the Michigan Science Center’s annual gala thanks to the support of the College of Engineering & Science on May 12.

Congratulations to all of the College of Engineering & Science graduates!

Walking out of his last final, Nick Boynton checked his email to find his ideal summer job waiting for him. He was offered a position with NASA at the Glenn Research Center in Cleveland, Oh.

The future was female at University of Detroit Mercy on Friday, as the school hosted the American Heart Association’s “Go Red Goes STEM,” a unique event that brought together young women from Detroit Public Schools with an interest in science, technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM) and mentors already working in the field.

Dr. Mark Benvenuto, department chair of Chemistry and Biochemistry is the editor of the Sustainable Green Chemistry series published by DeGruyter Publishing.

For more than 100 years, the honor society of Jesuit colleges and universities, Alpha Sigma Nu, has been recognizing outstanding students who distinguish themselves through scholarship, loyalty and service. Seven students from the College of Engineering & Science were inducted, April 23.

Valedictorian Sehie Olivia Koh elected to live on her own in the United States while her family stayed in South Korea so she could attend college at University of Detroit Mercy.

Every college student wants to feel like they’ve left their mark when they graduate, but few people have the impact of Detroit Mercy valedictorian Sehie Olivia Koh. Thankfully, two of her passion projects will live on after she graduates. The Movement charity fashion show and the Boys 2 Men service project will both continue in the fall under new leadership.

If you look up the definition of the word valedictorian, you won’t see words like inspiring, caring, determined, smart, dedicated, giving, selfless or driven. But University of Detroit Mercy’s 2017 valedictorian Sehie Olivia Koh is all of those things and more. Koh has excelled in the classroom, student organizations, Residence Life, friendships, mentoring and, in her biggest passion, service and charity work.

The development of a transit solution along Woodward Avenue in Detroit has its roots in the College of Engineering & Science.

Zhe (Jay) Li, doctoral candidate in Environmental Engineering, presented at the 253rd national meeting of the American Chemical Society (ACS) in San Francisco, Calif., last month.

After a teaching career that spans 57 years, Detroit Mercy professor of Biology Gerard Albright, S.J., will retire at the end of this school year.

University of Detroit Mercy will hold its annual commencement ceremonies on May 12 and 13, 2017. All three commencement ceremonies will take place in Calihan Hall on the McNichols Campus.

Biology students earn an extra credit point while raising 600 canned goods to feed the hungry in our community this year.

Each year, University of Detroit Mercy honors one alumnus from each school and college during the Alumni Achievement Spirit Awards. This year, the 2017 Spirit Awards were held Student Center Ballroom on the McNichols Campus, April 28.

Father Albright was honored for his more than 60 years of teaching at Detroit Mercy by colleagues and students following his last Comparative Anatomy lecture on April 21.

Undergraduate students at Detroit Mercy can take advantage of small class sizes, working closely with faculty on research projects and presenting their research findings at national conferences.

Detroit Mercy students saw their hard work evolve from a simple idea to life-changing results when they presented their capstone projects to veterans at the VA Medical Center. Detroit Mercy Engineering and Nursing students, along with Lawrence Technological University students, collaborated with veterans to create projects to help the veterans in their every-day lives.

University of Detroit Mercy students saw their hard work evolve from a simple idea to life-changing results when they presented their capstone projects to veterans at the VA Medical Center on April 21.

Dr. Rachelle Belanger, associate professor of biology, was invited to present her research, “Atrazine exposure impacts chemoreception in crayfish” at Bowling Green State University on April 19.

The College of Engineering & Science was well represented at Detroit Mercy’s annual Celebration of Scholarly Achievement poster session today.

ReBUILDetroit welcomes Leah Aggison, Ph.D. to the University of Detroit Mercy team as the Student Success Coach last month.

Freshmen ReBUILDetroit scholars and their Detroit Mercy classmates attended the Michigan Branch of the American Society for Microbiology conference in Lansing earlier this month.

In a recently published article, Detroit Mercy faculty highlight the grand challenges of engineering in the 21st Century.

College of Engineering & Science faculty presented their findings on first-year, course based chemistry research experience at the American Chemical Society national conference in San Francisco earlier this month.

Nearly 300 students, faculty, staff and alumni attended the 85th Annual Slide Rule Dinner at the DTE Energy headquarters on April 8.

More than 150 high school students from Ladywood, Cass Tech, Melvindale and Huron Valley participated in the College of Engineering & Science’s first annual STEM X Day today.

Chemistry & Biochemistry professors hosted a symposium, "Environmental Chemistry: Undergraduate & Graduate Classroom, Laboratory & Local Community Learning Experiences," at the 253rd national meeting of the American Chemical Society in San Francisco, Calif., April 2-6.

Assistant Professor of Biology Steven Chang and University of Detroit Mercy School of Dentistry Assistant Dean for Student Services & Enrollment Management Juliette Daniels and presented at the American College Personnel Association Annual Session in Columbus, Ohio.

Congratulations to Chemistry undergraduates on presenting their research poster at the American Chemical Society conference in San Francisco earlier this week.

The Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics (STEM) workforce continues to lack diversity of women and underrepresented groups. You can make a difference!

Members of Detroit Mercy’s Society of Women Engineers (SWE) spent their lunch hour with students at Gesu Elementary School designing and building contraptions to protect raw eggs from a high fall last week.

The 14 student recipients of the Sutaruk Foundation scholarship shared their appreciation to Foundation members, Tom and Olga Meyer, last week.

The College of Engineering & Science recognized more than 175 students who achieved a cumulative grade point averages (GPA) above 3.75 at the annual Honors Convocation on Sunday.

More than 500 Titans of the Class of 2021, family and friends met with professors and current students at Accepted Students Day this past weekend.

For the first time since 2011, the University of Detroit Mercy fencing program is competing at the NCAA Fencing National Championship with sophomore Algird Szumlas (Glendora, Calif.) set to go against the top collegiate foilists in the nation Thursday and Friday, March 23-24.

Timothy Korson, P.E. in civil engineering was recently hired by Gosling Czubak Engineering Services, Inc.

Danielle Maxwell, sophomore in Chemistry, strengthened her faith while working on Nazareth Farm in West Virginia during the Alternative Spring Break earlier this month.

Students Olivia Koh and Asia Rawls are looking to build on the success of last year's charity fashion show at Detroit Mercy by hosting an even bigger event this year, titled CCC The Movement.

What's it like to an engineering student at Detroit Mercy? Ride aboard the simple robot for circuits 1 class and find out.

The ReBUILDetroit program and student student success cordinator, Kathleen Walker, are featured in the article, How can we get more black women in STEM fields?, in BLAC Magazine.

The College of Engineering & Science was well represented with top winners in the 2017 Detroit Mercy Elevator Pitch competition.

Twenty companies participated in the annual Spring Career Fair in the Engineering High Bay today.

Mark Haidar '08 master's of electrical and computer engineering addressed the United Nations in New York on March 11.

Detroit’s science café, Brewing Chemistry, celebrated its 100th consecutive month of programing thanks in part to Chemistry & Biochemistry storeroom manager, Meghann Murray.

The Detroit Mercy team developing the mobility app, “GoodTurn,” connecting non-profit organizations with volunteers who can haul materials and resources is testing a prototype in advance of its release this Spring.

Arren Simpson, Biology major and ReBUILDetroit scholar at Detroit Mercy, is featured in the undergraduate research journal, Fine Focus.

Relicious Eboh, a ReBUILDetroit scholar, reflects on her recent experience presenting at the MedEq Research Conference in Detroit last month.

The College of Engineering & Science is busy reinventing and developing the classroom experience.

College students and faculty featured in Association of Jesuit Colleges and Universities article, Living the Mission at University of Detroit Mercy.

The student chapter of the American Society of Civil Engineering (ASCE) at Detroit Mercy spent the weekend pouring their concrete canoe.

Environmental engineering alumnus, Bowen Chen ’16 master of environmental engineering, will be pursuing a graduate degree with a focus on water and wastewater treatment at Johns Hopkins University thanks to his Detroit Mercy experience.

Patrick Pawlowski ’13 mechanical engineering credits his undergraduate engineering experience for his early career success.

Engineering students welcome and thank Ford Motor Company for the their continued support of the Center for Automotive Systems Engineering Education.

This year’s winning chili at the Homecoming Tailgate & Alumni Chili Cook-off belongs to the College of Engineering & Science.

More than 120 alumni, family and friends celebrate the graduation of the Master of Science in Product Development (MPD) and Master of Science in Engineering Management (MEM) students during at Ford Alumni Night this evening.

Theodore D. Dziurman '62 civil engineering passed away on February 14, 2017.

Kendra Evans, associate professor of chemistry and biochemistry, accepts appointment on the American Chemical Society (ACS) General Chemistry Examination Committee.

University of Detroit Mercy standout junior men's track and field runner and electrical engineer Ben Kendell was named the Horizon League's Runner of the Week on February 14.

Alumnus Michael Okoroafor, master in chemistry, was the youngest of four siblings growing up in eastern Nigeria.

Dr. Nihad Dukhan, professor of mechanical engineering, leaves a lasting mark on Istanbul Technical University (ITU) in Istanbul, Turkey with his artistic Arabic calligraphy.

The Detroit Mercy Chemistry Club team competed in Michigan’s 10th annual Battle of the Chemistry Clubs in East Lansing last weekend.

Engineering students at University of Detroit Mercy will benefit from one of the largest gifts ever given to the University by an alumnus.

Attorney Jennifer Dukarski ’96 mechanical engineering has been elected a shareholder at Butzel Long.

This year's recipient of the Spirit Award from the College of Engineering & Science is Charles E. Lucas, M.D. '59, Professor of Surgery, Wayne State University Medical School, College of Engineering & Science.

Students in Dr. Utpal Dutta’s Project Management and Costing (CIVE 4850) heard from an expert guest speaker in project management last week.

Engineering students are the beneficiaries of an $80,000 grant from the Sutaruk Foundation.

Engineering students are the beneficiaries of an $80,000 grant from the Sutaruk Foundation.

Besides being recognized as top “10 Under 10” alumnus of the School of Denistry, Basam Shamo ’09 Biochemistry was also nominated by his patiences for three years in a row for the Metro Parent Magazine Mom Approved Doctor.

Thirteen Detroit Cristo Rey High School seniors are taking courses through a dual enrollment program this semester.

Rami Nazarian ’13 Biology alumnus said he had a great deal of help getting to where he is and that’s why he plans to give back.

ReBUILDetroit student success coordinator, Kathleen Walker, receives Detroit Mercy’s 2016 "Commitment to Excellence Award" for her dedication to student success.

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