October 17, 2010 - 1:00am
Mount Mercy University welcomes special guest poet Heather Derr-Smith for a Q&A and a Reading on October 18 in Flaherty Community Room, Basile Hall on the Mount Mercy University campus. The Q&A starts at 3:30 p.m. and the reading starts at 7:00 p.m. Both events are free and open to the public. 
October 1, 2010 - 1:00am
Mount Mercy University will celebrate the 200th birthdays of Frederic Chopin and Robert Schumann, and the 100th birthday of Samuel Barber with three special concerts held October 5 and 7 in Stello Performance Hall, Warde Hall. All performances are free and open to the public.
September 13, 2010 - 1:00am
The Mount Mercy University Women’s Choir will perform alongside Orchestra Iowa and other local choirs during Brucemore’s “Brucemorechestra” on Saturday, September 18 at 7:30 p.m. at Brucemore. Gates open at 6:30 p.m. The performance will be broadcast on Iowa Public Television on Monday, September 20, at 8:00 p.m.The Women’s Choir will perform Gustav Holst’s famous orchestral suite, The Planets. The piece is a seven-movement orchestral, with each movement named after a planet of the solar system. 
September 8, 2010 - 1:00am
Mount Mercy University will showcase the talents of area high school art teachers during a special exhibit September 10 – October 6, Monday through Friday from 4:00 – 6:00 p.m. at the Janalyn Hanson White Gallery on the Mount Mercy University campus. An artist reception will be held October 2 from 6:00 – 8:00 p.m., and is free and open to the public.
September 7, 2010 - 1:00am
Mount Mercy University welcomes renown memoirist John. T. Price, author of Man Killed by Pheasant and Other Kinships, for a Q&A and a Reading on Thursday, September 9 in Flaherty Community Room, Basile Hall. The Q&A starts at 3:30 p.m. and the Reading starts at 7:00 p.m. Both events are free and open to the public. 
July 15, 2010 - 1:00am
Mount Mercy’s 2009 President’s Report magazine was recently given the Award of Distinction at the 2010 International Academy of the Visual Arts Communicator Awards design competition. The Communicator Awards is one of the largest design competitions in the world, and this year drew over 7,000 entries from across the country. The Mount Mercy Magazine is designed by Benson & Hepker Design in Iowa City.  
June 22, 2010 - 1:00am
Associate Professor of Art and Department Chair of Communications, Literature and Arts Kathryn Hagy has been awarded a Fulbright Scholar grant by the United States Department of State and the J. William Fulbright Foreign Scholarship Board to teach at the Fine Arts College of Tribhuvan University in Kathmandu, Nepal during the 2010-2011 academic year.
June 16, 2010 - 1:00am
Visitors can view vibrant, innovative and inspiring pieces this summer as Mount Mercy showcases the creative artwork of its students. Pieces range from oil on canvas to weavings, to etchings and drawings on paper. “We have an incredibly talented group of up-and-coming underclass art students, and we are excited by their potential, which is evident in many of the works on display,” says Associate Professor of Art Kathryn Hagy.
June 7, 2010 - 1:00am
Mount Mercy art students will showcase a unique display of artwork during the summer months at the Janalyn Hanson White Gallery on Mount Mercy’s campus during an exhibit that runs through September 8. Visitors can view vibrant, innovative and inspiring pieces this summer as Mount Mercy showcases the creative artwork of its students. Pieces range from oil on canvas to weavings, to etchings and drawings on paper. 
May 26, 2010 - 1:00am
Frontier Natural Products Co-op™ employee band Aeroroot recently returned from their latest competition in Las Vegas to reflect on another successful musical competition and the unique opportunities they experienced along the way.
May 18, 2010 - 1:00am
Frontier Natural Products Co-op™ employee band Aeroroot, comprised of Mount Mercy College Assistant Professor of Business Tracy Tunwall, alumni Clint Landis ’88 and Brett Karminski ’01, along with Steve Krusie, Frontier’s public relations director, has been selected for the semifinals of Fortune magazine’s annual “Battle of the Corporate Bands” for the second straight year in a row. The band will perform in Las Vegas on May 22 at the Western Regional Competition. 
May 12, 2010 - 1:00am
Mount Mercy will showcase the Senior Art Theses capstone projects during a special exhibit running May 3 to May 22. 
April 19, 2010 - 1:00am
Mount Mercy will exhibit the artwork of area high school students during a special exhibit at the Janalyn Hanson White Gallery April 19 – April 29. The exhibit will provide an opportunity to showcase the unique and distinctive artwork of local, young talent in the community, while allowing visitors to witness the results of art teachers’ devotion to cultivating creativity in their students. 
April 16, 2010 - 1:00am
Mount Mercy College will perform the musical Quack April 15 – 17 at 7:30 p.m. each evening, and April 18 at 1:30 p.m., at Mount Mercy’s McAuley Theatre. Tickets are $8.00 for the public and $6.00 for students and senior citizens. Group rates are available at the student price for groups of ten or more. The McAuley Theatre is located in the lower level of McAuley Hall on the Mount Mercy College campus. For more information call 319-363-8213 ext 1229.
April 15, 2010 - 1:00am
Mount Mercy College will hold a Master of Arts in Education Information Session on Thursday, April 15 at 5:00 p.m. at Flaherty Community Room, Basile Hall on the Mount Mercy campus. The application fee will be waived for all attendees.The MA in Education 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. 
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 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 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 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 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.

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