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Detroit Mercy’s commencement ceremonies on the McNichols Campus for the School of Dentistry, School of Law, graduate and undergraduate students wrapped up May 11 and faculty, staff and leadership could not be more proud of our graduates. This year marked the first time that the University held separate ceremonies for the graduate and undergraduate programs.

University of Detroit Mercy student Mary Margaret Payne was uncomfortable the first few times she worked with the poor and homeless. She knew she wanted to help, but she also knew she had to leave her comfort zone to be effective. Now, as Payne prepares to take the stage on Saturday, May 11 as the 2019 University of Detroit Mercy Valedictorian, she is a different person.

Danielle Maxwell is thankful for the relationships she built with her professors while at University of Detroit Mercy. In fact, she was so inspired by her professors it’s motivated her to pursue a career as a chemistry professor.

Nicholas Boynton started doing research at University of Detroit Mercy as a freshman because he thought it sounded interesting. He didn’t know the effect it would have on his life. The research led to an internship at NASA after his sophomore year.

Through Detroit Mercy’s ReBUILDetroit program, 2019 graduate Relicious Eboh says she learned about research, public health, serving others and, most important, a lot about herself.

Automation Alley unveiled the findings of its research report on Industry 4.0 at its Technology in Industry Reveal at the Detroit Institute of Arts. More than 300 guests were in attendance to hear the key findings of the Industry 4.0 report, titled Industry 4.0: From Vision to Implementation.

University of Detroit Mercy announces the creation of a new center of excellence in the College of Business Administration (CBA): The Charlton Center for Responsible Investing.

On Thursday, April 12, University of Detroit Mercy celebrated the dedication of the new Frederick and Suzanne Seibert Center for Innovation and Collaboration.

Students from University of Detroit Mercy’s College of Health Professions and Engineering & Science joined forces with the College for Creative Studies (CCS) Product Design students this year to develop assistive technology devices that improve the quality of life for veterans with disabilities and work conditions for plant employees.

The annual Phenomenal Women's Dinner is an evening dedicated to celebrating the lives of women at Detroit Mercy. The awards are presented by the Student Program Board, which works to celebrate the uniqueness of the campus by honoring the many women who contribute to the mission and identity of University. As a Jesuit and Mercy institution, the values pay homage to the Phenomenal Women of our community during Women’s History Month.

The College of Engineering & Science recognized nearly 200 students for their outstanding academic achievements.

Detroit Mercy’s world-renowned paleontologist Nizar Ibrahim might be best known for unlocking the mystery of the spinosaurus, the predatory, sail-backed dinosaur so large it even surpassed the better known Tyrannosaurus rex in body length. But to him, the discovery is just one piece in a much larger puzzle.

Convincing young people to consider a career in math and science can be challenging. Students in a classroom setting don’t necessarily get to experience how fun and exciting science, technology, engineering and math (STEM) fields can be. University of Detroit Mercy’s new “innovating Detroit’s Robotics Agile Workforce” (iDRAW) program uses robotics as the primary theme to show students the fun in STEM.

The College of Engineering & Science Graduate Tribute of the Master of Science in Product Development (MPD) was held Feb. 6. Ten students received their graduate degrees in front of family and friends in the Fountain Lounge in the Student Union

Automation Alley is bringing back its collaborative team of academic and corporate partners to create a data-rich guide to Industry 4.0 implementation, to be released April 29 at the Detroit Institute of Arts. University of Detroit Mercy is once again an academic research partner.