September 25, 2017 - 8:24am
Author Keith Lesmeister, who was raised in Cedar Rapids and currently resides in Decorah, will visit Mount Mercy University on Sept. 28 for a 3:30 p.m. Q&A and 7 p.m. reading. Lesmeister’s short story collection, “We Could’ve Been Happy Here,” examines the human heart amongst unique and challenged relationships, set in the Midwest—sometimes in Cedar Rapids. His writing style has been described as “dark” or “gothic."
September 23, 2017 - 11:35pm
September 22, 2017 - 4:47pm
Mount Mercy University English professors Carol Tyx and Mary Vermillion were amongst a small group who contributed to the book honored with the 2017 Teaching Literature Book Award, an international prize for the best book on teaching literature at the college level. Their essay, titled “Literature Goes to Prison: A Reciprocal Service-Learning Project,” was one of 17 published in Service Learning and Literary Studies in English.
September 21, 2017 - 3:34pm
Mount Mercy University, Regis Middle School and the Sisters of Mercy took a stand with millions across the globe today to recognize International Day of Peace, commonly known as Peace Day. A project of the United Nations that began in 1981, Sept. 21 is a global holiday when individuals, communities, nations and governments highlight efforts to end conflict and promote peace. This year's theme was Together for Peace: Respect, Safety and Dignity for All.
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Students, faculty, staff and community members of all faith identities are invited to participate in the celebration of the Eucharist. Please join us when you can — you do not need to be Catholic!
Gallery Exhibit: Aaron Butcher and Nick Ringelstetter: The Joy of Weird
Runs September 8–26, 2017 [more…]

4 PM | Artists' Lecture | Betty Cherry Heritage Hall
Hear from artists Aaron Butcher and Nick Ringelstetter
5 PM | Reception | Janalyn Hanson White Gallery
Enjoy refreshments while taking in the exhibit.
Celebrate Latin culture at Mount Mercy’s first Latinx Festival! Food trucks, dance lessons, music, crafts, games, speakers, and more! 
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Students, faculty, staff and community members of all faith identities are invited to participate in the celebration of the Eucharist. Please join us when you can — you do not need to be Catholic!
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Welcome to All
Students, faculty, staff and community members of all faith identities are invited to participate in the celebration of the Eucharist. Please join us when you can — you do not need to be Catholic!
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This event is part of our visiting writer series.


Keith LesmeisterSept. 28 // 3:30 PM Q&A
This event is part of our visiting writer series.


Keith LesmeisterSept. 28 // 7 PM Reading
Janalyn Hanson White Gallery Hours*Monday–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 Information Desk, or by calling 319-363-8213.
Robert Fox is a film photographer using silver base materials to make photographs.Robert lives in Cedar Rapids, where he owns and operates The Modern Gallery and Framing Company.
September 17, 2017 - 12:00am
Sept. 17th is Constitution Day and President Hamen encourages students to embrace their rights to wish the Constitution a happy birthday!
August 2, 2017 - 1:43pm
Construction continues on the track, soccer, and baseball fields. Upon completion in August 2017, The Robert W. Plaster Athletic Complex will provide a permanent home for men’s and women’s soccer, men’s and women’s track and field, baseball, and softball.
May 16, 2017 - 2:17pm
Crews are hard at work installing artificial turf on the softball and track fields. Upon completion in August 2017, The Robert W. Plaster Athletic Complex will provide a permanent home for men’s and women’s soccer, men’s and women’s track and field, baseball, and softball.
April 28, 2017 - 1:37pm
Dr. Jacob Eisenbach was born in Poland in 1923. After the German army invaded his country in 1939, Jacob’s neighborhood in Lodz, a predominantly-Jewish ghetto, became a fenced-in prison camp. The war tore the Eisenbach family apart, taking his father, brother and sister (his mother passed away prior to the invasion). Only Jacob and his brother Sam survived.
March 6, 2017 - 12:48pm
The Mount Mercy men beat Missouri Valley 91-74 to advance to the Heart of American Conference Championship game. [Keep watching at KCRG.com…]
February 27, 2017 - 1:51pm
CEDAR RAPIDS, Iowa (CBS 2, Fox28) — Mount Mercy's Enactus student group started a project last fall to help clean up the community and provide assistance to an organization affected by flooding in Cedar Rapids. [Keep reading at CBS2Iowa.com…] or [Learn more at mtmercy.edu…]
January 17, 2017 - 9:05am
CEDAR RAPIDS, Iowa (KCRG-TV9) — Today, people all across the country, including here in eastern Iowa, took time today to remember Dr. Martin Luther King Junior. Keep reading at KCRG.com…
November 15, 2016 - 1:14pm
CEDAR RAPIDS, Iowa (CBS2/FOX28) — The meaning behind the anti-Trump protests can sometimes get lost in the noise, so in an effort to support those who are most vulnerable, many people are turning to a quiet act of solidarity. Some have chosen to clip one safety pin on their clothes to support those who might have felt attacked during Donald Trump’s campaign. David Butts, assistant director of diversity and engagement at Mount Mercy University, said it’s part of the ebb and flow of social movements.
November 8, 2016 - 1:56pm
CEDAR RAPIDS, Iowa (CBS2/FOX28) — Law enforcement is not the most attractive profession right now.This year alone, 117 officers have been killed in the line of duty, five of those deaths in Iowa, which made Monday's Mount Mercy University [Keep reading at CBS2iowa.com…]
October 28, 2016 - 5:26pm
Read more: www.mtmercy.edu/news-events/article/2016/10/25/robert-w-plaster-athletic... Stay tuned for a video of the full ceremony.

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