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New Smoking limits divide students

A new policy limiting smoking on the McNichols campus is drawing a mixed reaction from students, some of whom say it won’t be followed. The policy, which went into effect last week, restricts smoking to designated zones, mostly near parking lots. It means, among other things, that smoking won’t be allowed […]

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‘Gateway to UDM,

PHOTO COURTESY of UDM MEDIA RELATIONS   Construction is scheduled to begin soon on improvements to the Livernois Avenue streetscape. Ground was broken last week on the $1.3 million project, which will enhance the landscaping, median and sidewalks. “Livernois Avenue is the gateway to UDM’s McNichols campus and a […]

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Grants to parochial freshmen set for fall 2015

The University of Detroit Mercy is collaborating with the Archdiocese of Detroit to award future Catholic school students $10,000 and $20,000 grants. This should be a grand opportunity for future freshmen. Admissions counselor Matt Fortescue sees it as a big incentive for students. The $20,000 award will be granted to […]

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Focus turns to student safety

The UDM Emergency Response Planning Committee will be hosting a Safety Awareness Week on all three campuses from Sept. 15-19 to raise awareness of safety-related issues on campus and in the surrounding area. The committee includes representatives from all three campuses who focus on emergency planning and how to engage […]

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Crime touches students, campus

Two recent crimes – one involving a UDM student – have helped bring the safety issue close to campus. During the early morning hours of Sept. 4, an unknown man pulled a gun on a UDM student near the Citgo gas station at Fairfield and McNichols. The student managed to […]

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Summer work brings changes to Shiple Hall

Over the summer, Facility Operations was busy getting the seventh floor of Shiple Hall in tip top shape for incoming freshmen. The whole floor received a much-needed facelift with updates to everything to leave a great first impression. The seventh floor now has a new ceiling, floor and paint job. Not […]