UDM's 103rd Annual Red Mass and Renewal of the Lawyer's Oath of Commitment will be held at Ss. Peter and Paul Jesuit Church beginning at 12:00 p.m., followed by a complimentary luncheon in the atrium of the School of Law. Red Mass is an occasion for judges, lawyers, civic leaders, faculty, staff, and law students of all faiths to pray together at the beginning of the new judicial term, asking God to bless, strengthen, and enlighten us, so that in cooperation and mutual trust we may effectively achieve justice for all. The Most Reverend George V. Murry, S.J., Ph.D., Bishop of the Diocese of Youngstown, Ohio, will celebrate the Mass. Hon. Patrick J. Duggan ('58) of the U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Michigan will lead the Renewal of the Lawyer's Oath of Commitment. Red Mass Details>>
July 28 & 29, 2015: Lunch at the Michigan Bar Exam
The UDM Law Alumni Relations Office and members of the Rock the Bar faculty and administration mentorship team will provide complimentary boxed lunches for alumni taking the Michigan Bar Exam on July 28 and July 29. Look for us outside the Breslin Center near Gate C during your lunch break each day. You can sit and relax or grab and go - whichever you prefer. Best wishes on the exam. We're all rooting for you! For additional information, please contact Assistant Dean Denise Hickey at 313-596-0202, firstname.lastname@example.org.
Commencement and Reception
Commencement proceedings for the School of Law's Class of 2015 will occur on Friday, May 8, at 6:00 p.m. in Calihan Hall on the McNichols Campus of the University of Detroit Mercy. U.S. Secretary of Labor Thomas E. Perez is the Commencement speaker. The jubilee class of 1965 will lead the procession. A light reception will immediately follow the ceremony in the Fitness Center, which is a short walk from Calihan Hall. Additional details may be found on the Commencement website. UDM Press Release - School of Law Celebrates Commencement, May 8, 2015: U.S. Secretary of Labor Thomas E. Perez is Keynote Speaker
The Baccalaureate Mass for the Class of 2015 will take place on Thursday, May 7, at 5:00 p.m. at Saints Peter and Paul Jesuit Church immediately adjacent to the School of Law. Rev. Joseph Daoust, S.J., will preside. This Mass offers a moment of quiet reflection and thanksgiving for students' educational journey at UDM and an opportunity to ask for God's blessing as they begin their legal career. Members of all faiths and traditions are welcomed and encouraged to attend. Graduates, faculty, and administrators should wear their academic regalia and gather by 4:30 p.m. in the first-floor hallway opposite the SBA office. Graduates and guests may park in the Larned and Christ Church parking lots.