News Archive : Global Issues Series

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.
February 19, 2016 - 8:20am
Mount Mercy University will host activist, poet, writer and lawyer Héctor Efrén Flores on Tuesday, Feb. 23, at 7 p.m. in Flaherty Community Room, Basile Hall, as a part of its popular Global Issues Series. The series, launched in Fall 2010, provides a platform for academic discourse and critical analysis of important social, political and economic issues of global concern.
March 18, 2013 - 4:02pm
Award-winning author Samrat Upadhyay will visit Mount Mercy University on Thursday, April 4, as part of the Global Issue Series. A Q&A will be held at 3:30 p.m., and a reading from one of Upadhyay’s novels will follow in the evening at 7:00 p.m. Both events will be held in Basile Hall’s Flaherty Community Room and are free and open to the public; seating may be limited.
October 28, 2012 - 8:06pm
Mount Mercy University will host Iowan Shanti Sellz on Monday, October 29, for the Global Issues Series. Sellz will share her story of illegal immigration at the Arizona and Mexican border, human rights and time spent in federal prison for helping others. Sellz will speak at 2:00 p.m. in Betty Cherry Hall on Mount Mercy's campus. The event is free and open to the public.
October 18, 2012 - 11:00am
Mount Mercy University will host the dynamic and energetic Teatro del Pueblo traveling theatre troupe for their full stage production of Doña Rosita’s Jalapeño Kitchen. The play will be held on Tuesday, October 23, at 7:00 p.m. in the McAuley Theater on Mount Mercy's campus, and is free and open to the public. Seating may be limited.

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