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Nurzahan Rahman smiles while giving her valedictorian speech for Detroit Mercy's virtual commencement.
May 13, 2021
As a child, Nurzahan Rahman dreamed of being her school’s valedictorian. That dream is now a reality, as Rahman was named the University of Detroit Mercy Class of 2021 valedictorian.
Dalonzo Curges points to the camera during a photograph.
May 12, 2021
Helping others feel equally welcome and making a difference at Detroit Mercy have been priorities for Dalonzo Curges.

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Detroit Mercy is hitting its stride at the right time
WXYZ | Feb. 10, 2021
The Detroit Mercy men's basketball team has won five straight games and seven of their last eight — the best stretch by the program since the Horizon League-winning 2011-2012 season.

Antoine Davis has finally found his way, and so has Detroit Mercy basketball
The Detroit News | Feb. 1, 2021
After struggling early in the season, Antoine Davis has picked things up over the past several games, as the Titans have not so coincidentally righted their own ship.

Spotlight on the News: Detroit Mercy investing in northwest Detroit
WXYZ | Nov. 20, 2020
Detroit Mercy President Antoine M. Garibaldi discusses the McNichols Campus Renovation Project as well as the University’s national academic rankings.

University of Detroit Mercy to open campus in Novi, first outside city of Detroit
Detroit Free Press | Oct. 6, 2020
Detroit Mercy will open a new branch campus in Novi, marking the first time in its 100-year-plus history it has done so outside Detroit. The move is a chance for the University to get a building already set up for the types of spaces it will need as it launches new health-related programs of study.

A strange dinosaur may have swum the rivers of Africa
The New York Times | April 29, 2020
Detroit Mercy Professor of Biology Nizar Ibrahim and an international team of researchers discovered that Spinosaurus aegyptiacus, the longest predatory dinosaur known, was aquatic and used tail-propelled swimming locomotion to hunt for prey in a massive river system.

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Law school names new dean
Tue, 04 May 2021
Jelani Jefferson ExumUniversity of Detroit Mercy announces the appointment of Jelani Jefferson Exum as the new dean of the School of Law, effective July 1. Jefferson Exum is a nationally recognized expert in sentencing law and procedure and joined the Detroit Mercy faculty in 2019. “I am honored to be the next …

Detroit Mercy’s graduate nursing programs nationally ranked 
Thu, 01 Apr 2021
Campus view from the skyDetroit Mercy’s Doctor of Nursing Practice (DNP) program and Master of Science in Nursing program were both ranked among the nation’s elite, according to the 2022 edition of U.S. News & World Report’s “Best Graduate School Rankings.” Rankings were released on March 30.    The DNP program was ranked No. 94 in the nation, …