SEA-PHAGES is profoundly impacting Detroit Mercy students because it’s designed to excite students about scientific research. The yearlong freshman laboratory course allows students to discover, isolate and analyze bacterial-killing viruses known as bacteriophage, or phage for short.

Detroit Mercy President Antoine M. Garibaldi's statement about the tragedy in Minneapolis.

Justin Prinstein '12 created International Stars Baseball Academy in the winter of 2012 to introduce Detroit children to baseball. But the lessons extend far beyond the playing field: the non-profit organization helps children by providing mentorship, extracurricular programming and a support system.

Detroit Mercy Assistant Professor of Biology, TED Fellow, and National Geographic Explorer Nizar Ibrahim returned to the dig site in the Sahara Desert where he originally discovered Spinosaurus fossils and elected to remove more than 15 tons of rock because he felt there was more to be discovered.

Detroit Mercy's dual enrollment program with Detroit Cristo Rey High School provides a hands-on university experience, including science, technology, engineering and math (STEM) courses, to creative, engaged students from underserved populations.

Each year, during Women’s History Month, University of Detroit Mercy’s Department of Student Life recognizes an employee with its Phenomenal Woman Award. This year, Student Life recognized Amber Johnson, director of the TRiO Program.

University of Detroit Mercy junior Juliana Jakubczak is a co-author on Nizar Ibrahim’s groundbreaking article in the prestigious journal Nature, which showed Spinosaurus was aquatic and used tail-propelled swimming locomotion to hunt for prey.

Members of the University of Detroit Mercy Community are stepping up in different ways to combat the COVID-19 crisis. We are sharing their stories here.

Plans offer new model and schedule for McNichols Campus and allow students to return home before December to complete semester and final exams online.

Assistant Professor of Mechanical Engineering Megan Conrad was recently selected as a National Science Foundation (NSF) ASCEND fellow, a program that supports the advancement of mid-career women faculty and administrators in science, technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM) disciplines.

Several things have to fall into place for a professor to be chosen for a Fulbright Award, and it usually takes several applications. So, University of Detroit Mercy Professor Emeritus Mohan Krishnan was surprised when he was chosen by the international organization this year.

Brynne Gustafson came to Detroit Mercy to study engineering and do something outside of the classroom. After four years, she leaves the McNichols Campus well-equipped for the professional world and with lots of memories from competing for the Titans track and field team.

Mitchell Mims graduates this month with credentials most students graduating with a bachelor’s degree in biology don’t have: A published research paper in a national, peer-reviewed journal. He was inspired to research hydrocephalus because its a disorder his twin brother has lived his entire life with.

Detroit Mercy has once again been honored as a Gold-Level Veteran-Friendly School for 2019-20, based on the University’s efforts to help student veterans achieve success during their studies.

Sarah Hirschmann is not too disappointed that her senior year at Detroit Mercy was cut short by a global pandemic. Or that, as valedictorian, she will not be giving the address she worked so hard on. That's because her life was greatly impacted by COVID-19.