May 30, 2012 - 12:00am
Assistant Professor of Chemistry Joe Nguyen can always be counted on for some kind of experiment around campus. Check out this video full of highlights from Dr. Nguyen's latest and greatest. **Please do not attempt experiments without the supervision of an experienced professional.**
May 20, 2012 - 12:00am
Mount Mercy University commencement activities were held the weekend of May 20, 2012. Over 500 students graduated from the university in undergraduate and graduate programs. This commencement marked the first year Mount Mercy graduated students in the Master of Arts in Marriage and Family Therapy, and Master of Science in Nursing.
May 19, 2012 - 12:00am
Nursing students graduating from Mount Mercy received their nursing pins on Saturday, May 19, as part of commencement activities. The celebration included remarks from keynote speaker Julie McIntosh, lecturer of nursing at Mount Mercy, as well as senior class speakers Tiffany Bevins and Camilla Martin.  Congratulations, nursing graduates! 
May 18, 2012 - 10:10pm
Students in Mount Mercy's graduate program received their academic hoods in a Graduate Hooding Ceremony on Friday, May 18, 2012, as part of commencement activities at Mount Mercy University. Four graduate programs were represented in the ceremony: Master of Business Administration, Master of Arts in Education, Master of Arts in Marriage and Family Therapy, and Master of Science in Nursing. This commencement marked the first year Mount Mercy graduated students in the Master of Arts in Marriage and Family Therapy, and Master of Science in Nursing.
May 13, 2012 - 12:00am
Mount Mercy University was pleased to welcome the Hawkeye Area Boy Scouts of America to campus May 11 - 13 for a camp out on the Hill! The Scouts were treated to visits from the Linn County Sheriff's Office, the Cedar Rapids Police Department's K9 Unit, and KGAN CBS2. 
May 11, 2012 - 12:00am
Mount Mercy University welcomed community partners and members of the public during the 10th annual HACAP Freedom from Hunger campaign kickoff, held in the University Center at Mount Mercy University on May 11. Special guest speakers included Mount Mercy President Christopher Blake; Rockwell Collins representative and Freedom from Hunger committee member Dave Gosch; Julia Kent, from KMRY and Director of Food Reservoir Bob Untiedt.
May 10, 2012 - 12:00am
Mount Mercy University Band, Choir, and Jazz Connection gave a delightful performance this spring in Stello Performance Hall in Warde Hall. Enjoy these clips of their beautiful music! 
May 8, 2012 - 12:00am
Mount Mercy University's SIFE (Students in Free Enterprise) team shared their experiences helping local nonprofit organizations including the Catherine McAuley Center and Boy Scouts of America.
May 2, 2012 - 12:29pm
Area high school students selected as winners of Mount Mercy University's Creative Writing Contest for High School Juniors shared their work at the Pathways Scholarship Festival at Mount Mercy on May 2.  Winners were:  First place: Brennan Bogert, Regina High School, "My Neighbor's Daughter" Second place: Sarah Mork, Marion High School, "Loneliness" Third place: Marissa Bouska, North Fayette High School, "Washed Away"  Congratulations to all! 
May 2, 2012 - 12:00am
Mount Mercy University students shared academic achievement, faculty-student research partnerships, and interactive demonstrations during Scholarship Festival on May 2, 2012. Held annually, this event showcases diverse students projects representing a variety of academic subjects chosen from outstanding senior theses, capstone experiences, honors projects, and independent research projects. #Pathways 
May 2, 2012 - 12:00am
Mount Mercy University welcomed Dr. Anne Curzan for the keynote address during Scholarship Festival on May 2, 2012. Curzan, an associate professor in the Department of English at the University of Michigan, explained to audience members fuzzy word usage and puzzling linguistic mysteries. 
May 2, 2012 - 12:00am
Students at Mount Mercy University shared their creative writing pieces during Pathways Scholarship Festival at Mount Mercy May 2. For more information on Mount Mercy's scholarship and research initiatives, visit mtmercy.edu/fest-info.
May 2, 2012 - 12:00am
Mount Mercy's 2011-2012 women's basketball team advanced to the NAIA Nationals for the first time since 1995. The Mustangs lost in the quarterfinals of the tournament, ending their season 27-9 overall and with the most wins by a Mustang squad since 1994-1995.
May 1, 2012 - 12:00am
Mount Mercy University celebrated a cherished 30-year tradition during the Grotto May Day Celebration on Tuesday, May 1, in the historic Lady of Sorrows Grotto. Activities included a reenactment of the 1920s Isadora Duncan scarf dance and performances of 1930s music by Mount Mercy's Communication, Literature & Arts Department.

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