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The latest College news is below.  You can also view stories from 2016, 2015, 2014 and 2013.

Many internships provide the opportunity to gain real world experience from professionals in a particular field or industry. It was much more for one University of Detroit Mercy student, Nicholas Boynton, a junior in chemistry.

Congratulations to Dr. Rachelle Belanger, associate professor of biology and Dr. Kendra Evans, associate professor of chemistry, and two of their former undergraduate students, Noor K. Abraham and Kaldoun M. Baraw on their recent publication, “Diminished Conspecific Odor Recognition in the Rusty Crayfish (Orconectes rusticus) Following a 96-h Exposure to Atrazine,” in Bull Environ Contam Toxicol.

A retirement celebration will be held for Fr. Albright on Friday, September 29 during Homecoming.

Detroit Mercy is the only Michigan School in top 25 for Midwest Best Regional Universities. The university also ranks #12 in Best of the Midwest for Veterans; #32 nationally for Best Value Schools; and #13 in the nation for Best Undergraduate Business Management Programs.

Dr. Victor Carmona, Sustainability director and associate professor of Biology, authored, “Patrones de riqueza y diversidad de aves en áreas verdes del centro urbano de San Salvador, El Salvador” in Huitzil, Revista Mexicana de Ornitología, vol. 18, number 2.

Dr. Kevin Daimi, professor of mathematics, computer science and software engineering wins the Best Paper Award at the 13th Advanced International Conference on Telecommunications (AICT) in Venice, Italy.

For most college students, participating in a United Nations conference seems like a dream, but for one University of Detroit Mercy student, that dream is coming true. Chemistry major Justin Pothoof earned selection through a national search to report on climate change at the 2017 United Nations Climate Change Conference in Bonn, Germany, in November. The conference will focus on the implementation of the Paris Agreement.

Angelina Antonyan, Biology ReBUILDetroit Scholar from University of Detroit Mercy, spent 2-weeks of her summer vacation shadowing medical doctors in Madrid, Spain as an Atlantis Fellow.

Shelter is one of the most basic human necessities, but all too often, it is inaccessible to people in developing countries due to lack of resources. University of Detroit Mercy civil engineering doctoral student Aubin Fossouo, S.J., hopes to change that.

University of Detroit Mercy Chemistry and Biochemistry faculty and students were well represented at the 254th American Chemical Society National Meeting & Exposition in Washington last month.

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