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Thursday, Sept. 18

Information Session: Volterra, Italy Program

12:45 p.m., Reno Hall, Room 200, McNichols Campus
Learn about the Volterra, Italy study abroad program hosted by UDM.
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Titan Success Network Training Session

12:45 p.m., Commerce & Finance Building, Room 9, McNichols Campus
A training session to improve student success and retention at UDM.
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Friday, Sept. 19

Information Session: Study Abroad Programs

1 p.m., Reno Hall, Rooms 165 & 200, McNichols Campus
Learn about the short term and semester study abroad programs hosted by UDM.
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Tuesday, Sept. 23

Emerging Leaders Program Meet & Greet

12:45 p.m., Outside McNichols Campus Library
Meet and talk to students who have participated in this wonderful UDM program.
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Resumes, vitae and portfolios workshop

1 p.m., Student Center, Grounds Coffeehaus
A workshop discussing the primary differences between a resume, Curriculum Vitae and portfolios.
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Wednesday, Sept. 24

Titan Success Network Training Session

12:45 p.m., Jane & Walter O. Briggs Building, Room 130, McNichols Campus
A training session to improve student success and retention at UDM.
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Architecture Lecture: Michael Ford

5 p.m., Genevieve Fisk Loranger Exhibition Center, Warren Loranger Building, McNichols Campus
A presentation, part the SOA's 2014-15 Lecture Series, by Michael Ford.
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Thursday, Sept. 25

Information Session: Study Abroad Programs

12:45 p.m., Reno Hall, Room 200, McNichols Campus
Learn about the short term and semester study abroad programs hosted by UDM.
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Titan Success Network Training Session

4 p.m., Jane & Walter O. Briggs Building, Room 130, McNichols Campus
A training session to improve student success and retention at UDM.
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Tuesday, Sept. 30

What to do at a career fair!

1 p.m., Student Center, Grounds Coffeehaus
Employers offer advice to students on how to make a lasting impression during interviews and recruitment.
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Wednesday, Oct. 1

Minor Fair

11 a.m., Sacred Heart Square (between McNichols Campus Library and Briggs Bldg.), McNichols Campus
Meet with advisers and select your undergraduate minor!
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Architecture Lecture: Ceara O'Leary

5:30 p.m., Genevieve Fisk Loranger Exhibition Center, Warren Loranger Building, McNichols Campus
A presentation, part the SOA's 2014-15 Lecture Series, by Ceara O'Leary.
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Saturday, Oct. 4

Discover the D: Heidelberg Project

10 a.m., Student Center, Fountain Lounge
Celebrate a great symbol of the city of Detroit with UDM on a trip to the Heidelberg Project.
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Wednesday, Oct. 8

PTV Reunion

4 p.m., Student Center, Fountain Lounge
Gathering the Freshman Class to touch base with their orientation leaders to complete Titan Success Network Surveys
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Thursday, Oct. 9

Mental Health Wellness Screening

10 a.m., Student Center Lobby (outside Bookstore)
Help students prepare for exams by giving them a mental health screening.
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Tuesday, Oct. 21

LinkedIn basics workshop

1 p.m., Student Center, Grounds Coffeehaus
Workshop for students and alumni using LinkedIn for career research.
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Friday, Oct. 24

25th Annual Safety Street

4 p.m., Fountain Lounge, McNichols Campus
UDM celebrates the 25th Annual Safety Street, a fun and safe Halloween environment for the community.
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Saturday, Nov. 1

Architecture Career Day

9 a.m., Warren Loranger Building, McNichols Campus
A series of discussions and activities for prospective students.
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Thursday, Nov. 13

Architecture Lecture: E.B. Min and Jeffrey Day

5:30 p.m., Genevieve Fisk Loranger Exhibition Center, Warren Loranger Building, McNichols Campus
A presentation, part the SOA's 2014-15 Lecture Series, by E.B. Min and Jeffrey Day.
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Wednesday, Jan. 28

Architecture Lecture: Perry Kulper

5:30 p.m., Genevieve Fisk Loranger Exhibition Center, Warren Loranger Building, McNichols Campus
A presentation, part the SOA's 2014-15 Lecture Series, by Perry Kulper.
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Current News

UDM Ranked Again in Top Tier of U.S.News & World Report

September 09, 2014

For the 14th consecutive year, University of Detroit Mercy is listed in the top tier of Midwest regional universities in the 2015 edition of the U.S. News & World Report’s “America’s Best Colleges” rankings. UDM was also featured this year in the publication’s “A-Plus Schools for B Students” category.

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UDM Students, Faculty and Staff Celebrate Spirit!

September 03, 2014

Each year, University of Detroit Mercy faculty, staff and students gather in Calihan Hall for the annual "Celebrate Spirit!" event. This longstanding tradition is a symbol of the beginning of the new academic year for students, faculty and staff and will include a worship service for all faiths, picnic lunch and student organization fair.

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UDM to Award $20,000 and $10,000 Catholic Education University Grants to Catholic School Graduates

August 05, 2014

University of Detroit Mercy, in partnership with the Archdiocese of Detroit, will award a new Catholic Education University Grant of $5,000 annually for four years to qualified graduating seniors who enroll at UDM and attended Catholic schools from first grade through high school.

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August Heats Up on Livernois Avenue

July 31, 2014

Looking for some cool events to heat up the rest of your summer? Look no further than Livernois Avenue, where the quickly developing area has a jam-packed calendar for the last full month of summer. Check out these great activities:

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‘Celebrate Spirit!’ at UDM

July 30, 2014

Each year, University of Detroit Mercy faculty, staff and students gather in Calihan Hall for the annual "Celebrate Spirit!" event. This longstanding tradition symbolizes the beginning of the new academic year for students, faculty and staff and will include a worship service for all faiths, picnic lunch and student organization fair.

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UDM Welcomes Detroit Future City’s Chris Dorle

July 22, 2014

University of Detroit Mercy will welcome Chris Dorle, of the City Systems Working Group for Detroit Future City, on July 22 at 6 p.m. in the Engineering Building, room E-212. Dorle will be discussing “Transit and Community Development” for the city of Detroit.

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University of Detroit Mercy Joins Michigan Colleges Alliance

June 12, 2014

SOUTHFIELD, MI – University of Detroit Mercy will become the 15th campus member of the longstanding private college collaborative, Michigan Colleges Alliance (MCA). Founded in 1949, MCA is recognized nationally for its collective programming to support Michigan independent higher education in areas such as student access, enrollment, scholarships and career opportunities including partnerships with key employers across the state. As a group, the 15 college and university members represent more than 40,000 students, collectively the state’s “third largest university”.

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2014 Commencement Ceremonies set for May 9 & 10

April 30, 2014

University of Detroit Mercy will hold its annual commencement ceremony for undergraduate and graduate students on Saturday, May 10, at 1:30 p.m. in Calihan Hall on the McNichols Campus.

The day before, on Friday, May 9, the UDM School of Dentistry will hold commencement at 9:30 a.m., and the School of Law will hold commencement at 5 p.m. Both ceremonies will also take place at Calihan Hall. In total, the University will graduate more than 1,500 students during the three commencement ceremonies.

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2014 Architecture / Digital Media Summer Camp

April 28, 2014

Exciting, educational, and innovative summer programs for high school students interested in gaining exposure to the worlds of Architecture Design or Digital Media.  These are one-week commuter camps.

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UDM Honored Alumni With Achievement Awards

April 10, 2014

University of Detroit Mercy honored seven distinguished alumni on April 11, 2014, when it hosted the inaugural Spirit of UDM: Alumni Achievement Awards in the Student Fitness Center on the McNichols Campus.

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Livernois Avenue Kicks Off 'Third Thursdays' April 17

April 08, 2014

Enjoy a spring evening on the Avenue of Fashion when Art Detroit Now’s “Third Thursday” program, which aims to draw patrons to Detroit’s many art galleries and venues, extends to Livernois Avenue on Thursday, April 17.

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Scholarship Opportunity

April 01, 2014

Upon admission to the Architecture program at University of Detroit Mercy you may eligible for the Loranger Nautilus Endowed Scholarship. It is worth approximately $3,000 per year, renewable each year of the 5-year Architecture program. The name is in honor of our benefactor, Mr. Warren L. Loranger who donated the funds, and the nautilus shell is the symbol of the School or Architecture.

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UDM Accepted Students Day is a Success

March 30, 2014

Nearly 500 people joined University faculty, staff, students and alumni on Saturday, March 29 for Accepted Students Day on the University’s McNichols campus. Almost 200 high school students joined their parents and families for a day exploring campus life, Student Fitness Center activities and nearly every academic building, learning about the University’s strong academic experiences and individual attention at UDM.

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UDM’s DCDC Celebrates 20 Years of Rebuilding Communities

February 17, 2014

University of Detroit Mercy’s Detroit Collaborative Design Center (DCDC) in the School of Architecture is celebrating its 20th anniversary this year. With a portfolio ranging from award-winning homeless shelters and graffiti galleries to neighborhood master plans and green infrastructure visions, the University has long collaborated with many community-based clients.

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UDM Visit Day on Feb. 15

February 14, 2014

High school students are invited to attend University of Detroit Mercy’s “Visit Day” on Saturday, Feb. 15, 2014, from 9 a.m. to noon.  It will be held in the Fountain Lounge of the Student Center Building on the University’s McNichols Campus.

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