Author: Lorenzo Izzi


Does NBA’s most valuable player award still matter?

For the majority of the NBA’s history, the MVP award has been voted on by a select group of media members each year at the end of the regular season and given to the league’s “most valuable player.” The award is highly prestigious and holds a heavy weight in NBA discussions […]


‘De-Stress’ event will celebrate end of year

Organizers hope the annual “De-Stress at Spring Send-Off” event, which will take place on Thursday, April 20 from 4–7:30 p.m. at the university’s Student Fitness Center, can serve as a fun way for students to wrap up another academic year. The free event is presented by the Student Alumni Leadership […]


UDM studies ChatGPT and other AI tools

Academic institutions usually embrace the use of new technologies that can improve or streamline the learning process for both students and faculty. However, the concept of artificial intelligence (AI) being used in the pursuit of a professional degree presents unique questions that schools and universities like Detroit Mercy are still grappling […]


Preparations underway for Taylor’s March inauguration

Dr. Donald B. Taylor will be inaugurated next month as the University of Detroit Mercy’s 26th President and officials encourage all students, faculty and staff to take part in the day-long events. The celebration on March 24 kicks off with a Mass of Thanksgiving at Gesu Catholic Church at 1 p.m. […]


Lions fans have much to look forward to

After a disappointing season in 2021 that ended with a 3-13-1 record, the Detroit Lions and their fans had little to look forward to. There were a number of questions surrounding the roster and coaching staff after Dan Campbell, a first-year head coach, failed to make many visible improvements to […]


CLAE dean search down to three finalists

The University of Detroit Mercy’s search for the next dean of the Col– lege of Liberal Arts and Education is down to three finalists, according to information provided to faculty members. They are: Dr. Jocelyn Boryczka, Dr. Wesley Renfro and Dr. Sharon Nell. According to Law School Dean Jelani Jefferson Exum, […]


French duo drawn to Detroit for auto history

Student-athletes aren’t the only group that comes to the University of Detroit Mercy from abroad. Two second-year international exchange students, Louis-Clement Viaud and Thibaud Groot, have moved on campus and will be continuing the pursuit of their degrees in mechanical engineering this winter semester. In partnership with Detroit Mercy and […]