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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 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 9, 2010 - 1:00am
Mount Mercy College’s Students in Free Enterprise (SIFE) team won its thirteenth consecutive SIFE Regional Championship April 8 in Chicago. The Mount Mercy team advances to the SIFE National Competition to be held May 11-12 in Minneapolis. At this year’s Regional Competition, the Mount Mercy team beat squads from the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, The University of Toledo, Ohio, and Wilbur Wright College in Chicago. 
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
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 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 15, 2010 - 1:00am
Mount Mercy students are packing their bags, gathering tools, and preparing to depart on March 19 and 20 for Spring Break service trips as they prepare to live out the institution’s mission to serve those in need.  More than 20 students and staff will leave on March 20 for a Spring Break service trip to San Juan, Texas March 20 – 28. The group will repair houses and construct homes for low-income families in the area during the annual trip.
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 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. 
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 4, 2010 - 1:00am
Mount Mercy College announced today that enrollment for the Spring 2010 semester has increased 5.6% percent since Spring 2009. Total enrollment for Spring 2010 is 1,671 students. The new enrollment numbers include Mount Mercy’s four distinct student populations of traditional, transfer, adult and graduate students. The enrollment for Spring 2009 was 1,582. 

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