A Values-Based Education

Our students learn Jesuit and Mercy values.

ReBUILD scholar’s research honors late uncle’s memory

Drinking and driving kills 28 people a day in the United States, according to the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA). One Detroit Mercy student is working to change that.

hand device to hold pot steadyDetroit Mercy capstone project gives students the chance to change lives

University of Detroit Mercy students saw the culmination of two semesters of work — not to mention four years of learning — when they presented life-changing capstone projects to veterans at Detroit's John D. Dingell VA Medical Center.


Our alumni live them.

Get to know: Shawna Stewart ’15, giving a boost to nursing students

Shawna Stewart shows off a Nursing Starter Kit
Alumna pays it forward with nursing kits for students Growing up, Shawna Stewart ’15 was drawn to the medical field in order to care for people. Now working as a nurse in Detroit, she’s trying to help make things more affordable for nursing students.  In ...

Get to know: Kyra Harris Bolden ’14, groundbreaking justice

A smiling Kyra Harris Bolden in a red dress, arms folded.
When she was sworn in as a Michigan Supreme Court justice on Jan. 1, Kyra Harris Bolden ’14 made history. The University of Detroit Mercy Law alumna is the first Black woman to serve on the state’s highest court. In appointing her to the position, ...

Get to know: Danielle Cermak ’00, one of the Air Force’s elite leaders

Danielle Cermak and her plane
Of the nearly 336,000 U.S. Air Force airmen serving on active duty today, fewer than 1% have achieved the rank of colonel and less than a quarter of those are women. Only after dedicating a minimum of 22 years serving in the military and three ...

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Service and Immersion

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Titan Equity Nourish Network (TENN)

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Service Learning

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The Institute for Leadership and Service