April 29, 2016 - 9:06am
Mount Mercy University welcomes Middle East experts Kathy Kelly and Ann Wright to campus Wednesday, May 4, 7 p.m., Flaherty Community Room, Basile Hall. The two will offer a program titled “Peace is a Must: Wars and the Refugee Crises in the Middle East and Africa” as part of Mount Mercy’s ongoing Global Issues Series. Sponsored by the three Iowa chapters of Veterans For Peace, Kelly and Wright seek to raise the level of Iowans’ understanding of the causal relationship between U.S. war activities and the refugee crisis.
April 28, 2016 - 9:59am
The Mount Mercy University community mourns the loss of student Zacariah Thomsen who was killed in an automobile accident the evening of April 26. The entire Mount Mercy community is deeply saddened to learn of this tragic loss. Thomsen, 24, was a psychology major who transferred from Kirkwood Community College in 2013. Our thoughts and prayers go out to Zacariah's family and friends during this difficult time.
April 28, 2016 - 8:18am
Mount Mercy University’s Enactus team will hold its first Market at the Mount of 2016 on Saturday, April 30, from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. in the Sisters of Mercy University Center. This student-designed event encourages the Mount Mercy community to connect with small, local businesses and serves as a learning tool for students.
April 28, 2016 - 7:59am
Mount Mercy University’s drama department will present “A Night of Existential What?” for its annual spring drama production, April 29–30 at 8 p.m., and May 1 at 2:30 p.m. in McAuley Theatre. “A Night of Existential What?” combines two of Western literature's best known short existential plays: Sartre’s classic “No Exit” and Christopher Durang’s “The Actor’s Nightmare.” The two one-acts tackle what it means to live and die as a human.
April 27, 2016 - 1:00pm
MMU will host its annual Scholarship Festival on Wednesday, April 27, from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. in the Sisters of Mercy University Center and Betty Cherry Heritage Hall. This event celebrates and displays student work and research developed throughout the year. The university’s Scholarship Festival started 15 years ago as a way to showcase student work. This year, 32 students in majors from every academic department are presenting 36 unique projects.
April 27, 2016 - 12:51pm
Kirkwood Community College and Mount Mercy University signed a Business Administration Associate of Applied Science (A.A.S.) articulation agreement on April 8.
Gallery HoursMonday–Friday | 4–6 p.m.
Viewings outside of normal business hours can be arranged by checking out a gallery key from the Sisters of Mercy University Center Desk, or by calling 319-363-8213.More information about the Janalyn Hanson White Gallery »
Mount Mercy University hosts Grand View University in a double header.
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A Night of Existential What? More »
Two great one-acts about what it means to live and die a human.
 
This is an opening reception for the exhibit: Senior Thesis Show II.
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Peace is a Must: Wars and the Refugee Crises in the Middle East and Africa
Middle East experts Ann Wright and Kathy Kelly will speak as part of Mount Mercy’s ongoing Global Issues Series. This event is free and open to the public. Seating may be limited.
A cabaret-style talent show featuring Jazz Connection, with prizes awarded to the top 3 acts!
Interested in performing? Sign up at the UC info desk by May 1st.
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Each week one of the recognized student organizations hosts an event which provides food, prizes and activities for all students to enjoy. The organizations can show-off their club and recruit new members.
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The University Choir, Band and Handbell Choir will perform.
April 20, 2016 - 2:35pm
Originally from Miskolc, Hungary, Magda Brown was deported on one of the final transports to Auschwitz-Birkenau with her entire family when she was just 17 years old. Her parents died in gas chambers; her brother was the only other member of her family to survive and served in the Hungarian military’s Jewish labor force until being captured and imprisoned by the Russian army.
April 20, 2016 - 12:41pm
Mount Mercy's accelerated program helped Steven Kinney jump start his career — in front of his wife and young children. Learn more: www.mtmercy.edu/accelerate
March 23, 2016 - 4:05pm
By believing in herself, Kimberly Bauer earned a four-year degree from our accelerated program and was able to advance in her career. Learn more: www.mtmercy.edu/accelerate
March 23, 2016 - 4:05pm
Mount Mercy University President Laurie Hamen's message for those considering continuing their education as adults. Learn more: www.mtmercy.edu/accelerate
September 16, 2015 - 5:19pm
Sept. 17th is Constitution Day and President Hamen encourages students to embrace their rights to wish the Constitution a  happy birthday!
July 22, 2015 - 4:29pm
July 22nd, 2015 marks the Sisters of Mercy's 140th year in Cedar Rapids. This featurette highlights the mark they've left upon various facets of our community.
July 13, 2015 - 3:45pm
Curious to find out what life at Mount Mercy looks like? Watch this short documentary about what it's like to be In the Shoes of a Mustang.
September 24, 2014 - 3:07pm
President Hamen dives into the Ice Bucket Challenge for ALS awareness.
June 10, 2014 - 8:43am
A Day In My Life As An MMU Student – Video $500 prize Winner: Nikki Utinkova, Czech Republic Nikki is an international student from the Czech Republic who studied on Mount Mercy’s campus during the 2013-2014 academic year. Her video captures a typical day in her life as an MMU student. “In my spare time in between traveling back home, I created a video. I hope you will like it,” she said. Nikki recently arrived home in the Czech Republic, and her friends on campus already miss her greatly.
June 4, 2014 - 3:15pm
Mount Mercy's Handbell Ensemble recently performed at the Master's Hooding Ceremony.

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