School News Archive
This month marks the conclusion of the $750,000, three-year grant awarded to the University of Detroit Mercy by the W.K. Kellogg Foundation to support the Master of Community Development (MCD) program. The grant was designed to create a pipeline of leaders committed to strengthening local neighborhoods and to increase capacity of local non-profit organizations through Capstone scholarships, internship placements for students, and fellowships for recent graduates.
The Detroit Collaborative Design Center (DCDC) is partnering with the Kresge Early Years for Success Initiative: Detroit thanks to a $200,000 grant from The Kresge Foundation.
The School of Architecture's Detroit Collaborative Design Center (DCDC) has been named the winner of the 2017 Whitney M. Young Jr. Award by the American Institute of Architects.
School of Architecture's public non-profit Volterra Detroit Foundation was highlighted in the International Business Times article, "Preserving Volterra: How drones and lasers are documenting 3,000 years of Italian history," Oct. 28.
Architecture alumnnus Michael Ford '06, the "Hip-Hope Architect," was interviewd in the Curbed article, "The hip-hop architect on how music and the environment can influence one another," Oct. 18.
Architecture alumna Julia Kowalski '15 was interviewed by WWJ-AM and spoke on her work with the Detroit Collaborative Design Center and the importance of architecture and engineering co-ops.
Congratulations to Zach Klima '12, who recently made the Crain's Detroit Business 40 Under 40 list as Founder and CEO of WaitTime LLC.
Several School of Architecture alumni were featured in the ModelD article, "New Live6 Alliance headquarters and its homegrown director bring energy to neighborhood".
As part of the 2016-17 Lecture Series, University of Detroit Mercy School of Architecture welcomes Elizabeth Mossop of Spackman Mossop and Michaels on Monday, Sept. 26 at 5:30 p.m. as well as a discussion panel featuring “Detroit Innovators,” showcasing the impact on Detroit’s resurgence completed by 25 alumni, on Friday Sept. 30 at 5 p.m. Both events will be taking place in the Warren Loranger Architecture Building’s Genevieve Fisk Loranger Architecture Center on Detroit Mercy’s McNichols Campus.
Alumnus and expert on “Hip Hop Inspired Architecture” Michael Ford '06 was highlighted in the Detroit Metro Times article, “How architecture and shitty urban planning created hip-hop".