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May 2, 2012 - 12:00am
Mount Mercy University welcomed Dr. Anne Curzan for the keynote address during Scholarship Festival on May 2, 2012. Curzan, an associate professor in the Department of English at the University of Michigan, explained to audience members fuzzy word usage and puzzling linguistic mysteries. 
May 2, 2012 - 12:00am
Students at Mount Mercy University shared their creative writing pieces during Pathways Scholarship Festival at Mount Mercy May 2. For more information on Mount Mercy's scholarship and research initiatives, visit
May 2, 2012 - 12:00am
Mount Mercy University students shared academic achievement, faculty-student research partnerships, and interactive demonstrations during Scholarship Festival on May 2, 2012. Held annually, this event showcases diverse students projects representing a variety of academic subjects chosen from outstanding senior theses, capstone experiences, honors projects, and independent research projects. #Pathways 
May 1, 2012 - 12:00am
Mount Mercy University celebrated a cherished 30-year tradition during the Grotto May Day Celebration on Tuesday, May 1, in the historic Lady of Sorrows Grotto. Activities included a reenactment of the 1920s Isadora Duncan scarf dance and performances of 1930s music by Mount Mercy's Communication, Literature & Arts Department.
April 30, 2012 - 12:00am
Mount Mercy's M2AP Board sponsored an Easter egg hunt on campus. Can you guess how many eggs they hid? We've heard there are some still out there!
April 27, 2012 - 12:00am
Mount Mercy's Professor of Biology and Department Chair Dr. Neil Bernstein led students in a grass planting in the spring of 2012 on the hill of Basile Hall. The environmentally friendly "no mow grass" will keep away erosion and doesn't requiring mowing in most circumstances. Dr. Bernstein shared with the group that the toxins and vapors released from 30 seconds of using a push mower equals roughly five minutes of driving a car.  This endeavor was supported by the Sisters of Mercy Ministry Grant for Sustainability. 
April 26, 2012 - 10:30am
Mount Mercy University was pleased to recognize four retiring faculty members who contributed a combined total of 135 years of service to Mount Mercy. Congratulations to our retiring faculty: Professor of Art Jane Gilmor Associate Professor of Speech and Drama Kathi Pudzuvelis Senior Lecturer in Art and Gallery Director David Van Allen Chair for Psychology, Social Work and Sociology Department; Professor of Psychology Don Damstgeet  Thank you for your commitment to Mount Mercy and best of luck in this new chapter of your life!
April 23, 2012 - 12:00am
Mount Mercy University hosted a STEM Moms Night out celebrating moms and other caregivers on April 23. This state-wide event in collaboration with the Iowa Mathematics and Science Education Partnership encourages educating youth in science, technology, engineering and math. 
April 21, 2012 - 12:00am
Mount Mercy hosted William Penn for a doubleheader April 21, 2012, on senior day.   Final Score  GAME ONE: Mount Mercy 2, William Penn 3  GAME TWO: Mount Mercy 2, William Penn 1  
April 19, 2012 - 12:00am
Students, faculty, staff, and community members experienced a variety of cultural traditions and good food during Mount Mercy's Multicultural Fair on Thursday, April 19. 
April 17, 2012 - 12:00am
Mount Mercy University hosted University of Dubuque during a softball doubleheader on April 17, 2012. It was also senior day!   Final score:  GAME 1: Mount Mercy 2, University of Dubuque 0  GAME 2: Mount Mercy 10, University of Dubuque 5  
April 16, 2012 - 12:00am
A look back at Mount Mercy's men's basketball team during the 2011 - 2012 season. The Mustangs reached the semifinals of the MCC Tournament and finished the season with a 19-12 record.  
April 14, 2012 - 12:00am
Students from Mount Mercy University, Coe College, and Kirkwood Community College came together Saturday, April 14, for Cedar Rapids Dance Marathon held on the Mount Mercy campus. The students raised funds for the University of Iowa Children's Hospital. 
April 12, 2012 - 12:00am
Mount Mercy's M2AP Board sponsored an Easter egg hunt on campus. Can you guess how many eggs they hid? We've heard there are some still out there!
April 5, 2012 - 12:00am
Senior nursing students from Mount Mercy University as well as nursing alums gathered for a special luncheon on Thursday, April 5, to celebrate the partnership between students and alumni working in the field. Erin Templeton '07 gave a special keynote address about her experience in nursing. Congratulations to our senior nursing class of 2012 and thank you to our mentors for your assistance in preparing our graduates for their new careers!
March 24, 2012 - 12:00am
Mount Mercy hosted Grand View on March 24, 2012. The Mustangs beat Grand View 5-1. 
March 21, 2012 - 12:00am
Mount Mercy hosted William Penn on March 21 for a doubleheader. After holding on for a 1-0 victory in the opener, William Penn forced extra innings and then scored three times in the ninth to beat Mount Mercy, 7-4, in game two of the Midwest Collegiate Conference softball opener at Tomahawk Park.  
March 5, 2012 - 12:00am
Mount Mercy University students constructed sculptures out of recyclable material at Green Club Friday on March 2. Club Friday is held every week at Mount Mercy to help kick off the weekend! This Club Friday was organized by G.R.E.E.N. Outdoor Recreation Club to promote sustainability and the RecycleMania competition taking place on campus. 
February 29, 2012 - 12:00am
Mount Mercy students share their insights on studying abroad in England during J-Term 2012. For more information on study abroad opportunities at Mount Mercy, contact Catharine Cashner at
February 14, 2012 - 12:00am
Mount Mercy alumni couples gathered at Bricks Bar & Grill for a special Valentine's Day event this year. The event provided an opportunity for alumni to mingle and share their stories over good food and drinks. 


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