November 1, 2016 - 11:30am
For Karen Dunlap '75, two key skills she learned at Mount Mercy University have driven her to leadership roles throughout her life, both professionally and within organizations that aligned with her family and faith The two key skills that Dunlap garnered and that propelled her toward leadership were diligence and perseverance [Keep reading…] Be a Mustang. Success Follows.
October 27, 2015 - 4:22pm
As a poet, I’m always on the lookout for anything that might contain the seed of a poem. Often I find ideas sprouting right in my own backyard, but this past summer, funded by a summer scholarship grant, I followed a potential poetic trail to the Angola State Penitentiary in Angola, Louisiana. My goal was to research a particular moment in Angola’s history: In 1951, 37 inmates slashed their Achilles tendons. Prison officials called it a power ploy, while other sources viewed it as an attempt to make public Angola’s brutal conditions.
November 5, 2014 - 8:38am
Professor of Nursing Dr. Mary Tarbox will explore how the flu pandemic during WWI changed the world’s view of contagious diseases and treatment of disease in the course of her discussion “The Great Flu and Modern Medicine” on Thursday, Nov. 6 at 7 p.m. in the Chapel of Mercy on Mount Mercy University’s campus.
August 19, 2014 - 9:31am
2014 marks the 100th anniversary of World War I and Mount Mercy University invites the community to reflect on the legacy of The Great War during the university’s fall semester series: A Century of Glory and Shame. From discussions on the flu pandemic to propaganda to the impact of the war in Iowa, the series offers a historical backdrop of interest to a variety of people. All events in A Century of Glory and Shame are free and open to the public.
April 10, 2013 - 1:45pm
Mount Mercy University will host special guest and Holocaust survivor Renee Firestone on Tuesday, April 16, from 7:00 – 9:00 p.m. in the Chapel of Mercy as part of the Holocaust Speaker Series. This event is free and open to the public; seating may be limited.

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