April 14, 2010 - 1:00am
Mount Mercy will welcome acclaimed Czech poet Sylva Fischerová for a special Q&A and Reading on April 14. The Q&A takes place at 3:30 p.m. in Basile Hall room 300, and the reading takes place at 7:30 p.m. in Flaherty Community Room, Basile Hall. Both events are free and open to the public. 
April 13, 2010 - 1:00am
Mount Mercy College welcomes Holocaust survivor and author Isaac Levendel during a special forum on Tuesday, April 13 at 7:00 p.m. in the Chapel of Mercy, Busse Center on Mount Mercy’s campus. The forum, titled “Isaac Levendel: A Survivor’s Story,” is free and open to the public. Born in 1936 as the only son of a devout Jewish family of shopkeepers from Poland, Levendel’s family was changed forever during World War II and the Holocaust.  
April 10, 2010 - 1:00am
Mount Mercy College will host author and environmentalist Dr. John Francis, also known as the “Planetwalker,” for a Connections talk on Monday April 12 at 7:30 p.m. in the Chapel of Mercy, Busse Center. The presentation, titled "Redefining Environment" is free and open to the public.
April 5, 2010 - 1:00am
Mount Mercy’s Busse Library presents “An Hour with a Poet” during its monthly book club, “Bring Your Own Book” on Friday, April 9 from 2:00 – 3:00 p.m. in the Busse Library viewing room.  Refreshments will be provided. This month Mount Mercy will welcome retired English Professor Jim McKean, Ph.D., to share information on the current projects he has underway. McKean will discuss his work in essays and poetry, as well as share his continued research on his family’s legacy in Olympic history.
March 30, 2010 - 1:00am
Mount Mercy’s Assistant Professor of History Edy Parsons Ph.D., will present “The Rockefeller Foundation and Medical Education in Early Twentieth-Century China,” during a special forum on Thursday, April 8 at 7:30 p.m. as part of Mount Mercy’s Race and Gender Speaker Series. The forum, which is free and open to the public, will be held in Flaherty Community Room, Basile Hall, on the Mount Mercy campus.
March 30, 2010 - 1:00am
Mount Mercy will host the traveling exhibition “Jehovah’s Witnesses: Faith Under Fire,” April 5 – April 30 in Mount Mercy’s Busse Library. The exhibition, created by the Arnold-Liebster Foundation, will showcase the relatively unknown story of suffering and hardships endured by Jehovah’s Witnesses in Nazi Germany.   
March 18, 2010 - 1:00am
Mount Mercy Students in Free Enterprise (SIFE) team will hold a special presentation on Monday, March 29 at 5:00 p.m. in Flaherty Community Room, Basile Hall. The presentation is free and open to the public. The SIFE team won its 12th consecutive SIFE Regional Championship last year in Minneapolis, Minnesota and advanced to the SIFE National Competition held in Philadelphia, Pa. 
March 18, 2010 - 1:00am
In recognition of March as Social Work Month, Mount Mercy’s Social Work Organization and Social Work Program will host a student and alumni reception on Monday, March 29 at 7:00 p.m. in Flaherty Community Room, Basile Hall on the Mount Mercy College Campus.
March 15, 2010 - 1:00am
The Mount Mercy College Choir will perform A Schubertiad, the music of Franz Schubert, during a special performance on March 17 at Noon in Stello Performance Hall, Warde Hall on the Mount Mercy campus. The concert is free and open to the public.The Choir will perform “To Music,” “Little Rose on the Heath,” “Laughter and Tears,” “To the Nightingale,” “Travelling,” “Death and the Maiden,” “Serenade,” “Night and Dreams,” “Gretchen at the Spinning Wheel,” “The Joy of Living,” and “The Dance.”
March 12, 2010 - 1:00am
Mount Mercy College will hold a Master of Business Administration Information Session on Tuesday, March 16 at 5:30 p.m.at Flaherty Community Room, Basile Hall on the Mount Mercy campus. The application fee will be waived for all attendees.The MBA Information Session will include an overview of the accelerated format and curriculum of Mount Mercy’s graduate program, a question and answer session with current students and faculty, door prizes, information on Mount Mercy’s financial aid opportunities, and an optional campus tour. 
March 9, 2010 - 1:00am
Mount Mercy’s Academic Technology Librarian Vicky Maloy will present “An Introduction to Graphic Novels” on Friday, March 12 from 2:00 – 3:00 p.m. in the Busse Library Viewing room as part of Mount Mercy’s book club, “Bring Your Own Book” (BYOB). The public is invited to bring a favorite graphic novel and share their experiences. Refreshments will be provided. The book clubs, sponsored by Mount Mercy’s Busse Library, meet monthly in Mount Mercy’s Busse Center, and are free and open to the public.
March 9, 2010 - 1:00am
The Mount Mercy College art gallery will exhibit the work of artists Jude Tallichet and Matt Freedman March 12 – April 22 during a Super Bowl re-enactment installation titled “Bar Menard” at the Janalyn Hanson White Gallery on the Mount Mercy College campus. An artist lecture with guest speaker Joy Sperling, associate professor at Denison University, will be held March 12 from 5:00 – 6:00 p.m. in the Busse library viewing room, with an opening reception in the Gallery starting at 6:00 p.m.
March 5, 2010 - 1:00am
Mount Mercy’s Assistant Professor of History Allison McNeese will deliver a special forum titled “Jailed for Freedom: The Struggle for Women’s Suffrage,” on Tuesday, March 9 at 7:30 p.m. as part of Mount Mercy’s Race and Gender Speaker Series. The forum, held in Flaherty Community Room, Basile Hall, is free and open to the public.
March 5, 2010 - 1:00am
Mount Mercy College will host Dr. Erik Camayd-Freixas for a special presentation titled, “Immigrant Rights and American Values,” on Wednesday, March 10 at 7:00 p.m. in Flaherty Community Room, Basile Hall. The presentation is free and open to the public.Camayd-Freixas will reflect on his reaction to the hearings and the opinions he has expressed before Congress and in numerous essays published in the ensuing months after the 2008 immigration raid at Agri-Processors, Inc., a meatpacking plant in Postville, Iowa. 
February 24, 2010 - 1:00am
Mount Mercy College welcomes guest speaker Renee Schlueter, Ph.D., for a special forum titled “The Revolt of [True] Women – Christina Rossetti and Josephine Butler,” on Tuesday, March 2 at 7:30 p.m. in Flaherty Community Room, Basile Hall as part of Mount Mercy’s Race and Gender Speaker Series.
February 22, 2010 - 1:00am
Mount Mercy College will welcome acclaimed essayist and poet Michael Dennis Browne for a special poetry Q&A and musical performance titled “Words and Music,” on February 25. The Q&A begins at 3:30 p.m. in Flaherty Community Room, Basile Hall, and the special musical performance with the Mount Mercy College Choir begins at 7:30 in Stello Performance Hall, Warde Hall. 
February 12, 2010 - 1:00am
Mount Mercy’s Assistant Professor of Political Science Sam Whitt, Ph.D., will present “Unity or Partition for Bosnia? A Look at Social Preferences,” during a faculty forum held Monday, February 22 at 7:30 p.m. in Flaherty Community Room, Basile Hall. The presentation is free and open to the public.Whitt will explore to what extent people who have experienced a history of violent ethnic conflict ever find reconciliation, as he considers prospects for Bosnia’s future by examining respondent preferences for unity and partition in a survey. 
February 12, 2010 - 1:00am
Mount Mercy College will host Kelly Baier, J.D., as the keynote speaker for the annual Barbara Knapp Speaker Series on Tuesday, February 16 at 7:00 p.m. in Flaherty Community Room, Basile Hall. The presentation, titled “Regulatory and Judicial Outlook for 2010 and Beyond,” is free and open to the public. 
February 9, 2010 - 1:00am
Mount Mercy College will host special guest speaker Dr. Peter Kuryla, Ph.D., during a forum titled, “The Imagined Civil Rights Movement and the Art of Memory.” The presentation takes place on Thursday, February 18 at 7:30 p.m. in Flaherty Community Room, Basile Hall, and is free and open to the public. 
February 4, 2010 - 1:00am
Saxophone Artist Ray Blue will perform a special celebratory concert titled “Music of Change” on Monday, February 8 at 7:00 p.m. in Stello Performance Hall, Warde Hall. The concert is free and open to the public. 

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