Scholarship Festival

May 1, 2013 - 9:00am to 3:30pm | University Center, Mount Mercy University

Mount Mercy University will showcase an array of exemplary students work at Scholarship Festival on Wednesday, May 1, from 10:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. in Betty Cherry Heritage Hall and the University Center. The scholarship festival is hosted by the Mount Mercy University Honors Program and Pathways Project, and is free and open to the public; seating may be limited.

The Scholarship Festival will include a variety of student projects from various academic subjects that are chosen from senior theses, capstone experiences, honors projects and independent research projects.

Scholarship Festival schedule of events includes:

10:00 – 10:30 a.m. | Panel 1
Projecting Mercy Concerns: Film Adaptations and Social Justice
Betty Cherry Heritage Hall

11:00 – 11:50 a.m. | Panel 2
Exploring the Biological Mechanisms of Disease
Betty Cherry Heritage Hall

11:00 a.m. – 1:00 p.m. | Posters
Poster Session
University Center Commons

Noon – 12:50 p.m. | Roundtables
Gun Violence and the Mercy Concern
University Center 110

Noon – 12:50 p.m. | Panel 3
Rhythms and Patterns: Music, Art and Mathematics
Betty Cherry Heritage Hall

1:00 – 1:50 p.m. | Panel 4
Creative Writing
Betty Cherry Heritage Hall

2:00 – 2:50 p.m. | Panel 5
The Way We Live: Studies in Social Science
University Center 110

2:00 – 2:50 p.m. | Panel 6
Chemical Analysis for Health and Sustainability
Betty Cherry Heritage Hall

3:00 – 3:50 p.m. | Panel 7
Violence in the System
University Center 110

For additional information on the May 1 Scholarship Festive contact Joy Ochs, professor of English, communication, literature & arts at


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