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 22, 2010 - 1:00am
Mount Mercy College Associate Professor of Criminal Justice Dr. Chad N. Loes has been named the 2010-2012 Dr. Thomas R. Feld Endowed Chair for Teaching Excellence.
February 13, 2010 - 1:00am
Mount Mercy College has announced that it will launch new graduate programs in nursing and counseling, beginning Fall 2010. The Master of Science in Nursing program will feature emphases in health promotion and disease prevention focus, and is a 36 credit hour program that can be completed in 18 months. The Masters of Arts in Counseling and Therapy: Couple and Family Therapy Specialization is a 60 credit hour program that can be completed in two years.
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 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 10, 2010 - 1:00am
Mount Mercy College will welcome acclaimed Planet of the Blind author, poet and essayist Stephen Kuusisto during a special Q&A and reading titled “The Secret Lives of Eavesdroppers: A Nonfiction and Poetry Reading,” on Thursday, February 11. The Q&A starts at 3:30 p.m. and the reading starts at 7:30 p.m. Both events take place in Flaherty Community Room, Basile Hall, and are 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 9, 2010 - 1:00am
The Mount Mercy Times, a student-run publication, won eight awards at the annual Iowa College Media Association Better Newspaper Contest awards ceremony held on February 4 during the ICMA and concurrent Iowa Newspaper Association annual conventions. This represents the most awards ever won during the ICMA competition by The Mount Mercy Times, including two first-place recognitions for editorial leadership and best sports story.
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. 
February 3, 2010 - 1:00am
The Mount Mercy College art department is currently exhibiting the work of Adjunct Art Professor Ben Jensen during an exhibit titled, “Sameness” at the Janalyn Hanson White Gallery on the Mount Mercy College campus. The exhibit runs through February 10. An artist talk will be held on February 5 at 4:00 p.m. in the Busse Library Viewing Room, with a reception immediately following at 5:00 in the Janalyn Hanson White Gallery. 

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