News Archive

October 26, 2015 - 3:08pm
Students enrolled in ME 120: Immigrants & Literacy are encouraging other students to Mix It Up in the lunch room on Oct. 27. The event, set to take place 11:30 a.m.–1:30 p.m., will help students connect with peers and identify, question and cross social boundaries.  
October 18, 2015 - 2:30pm
Mount Mercy University will present its 2015 fall play production, a modern retelling of Eurpides’ “The Trojan Women,” Oct. 16-18 in McAuley Theatre. The show will begin Friday and Saturday at 7 p.m. and 2:30 p.m. on Sunday. The dystopian reinvisioning of Euripides’ classic tells a story of the women of Troy after their city is destroyed and men killed during the Trojan War. The women wait in a prison and maternity ward to hear their fate, and they come to learn that the lucky are already dead.
October 12, 2015 - 5:12pm
Mount Mercy University’s CRST International Graduate Center will host an open house on Oct. 13 at 5 p.m. for community members to learn about its six graduate programs.
October 12, 2015 - 12:02pm
Mount Mercy University’s Fall Faculty Series, Stories We Tell: Legacies of the Vietnam War, will continue on Oct. 13 with a presentation by Dale Kueter, author and former reporter for the Cedar Rapids Gazette, at 7 p.m. in Betty Cherry Heritage Hall.
October 8, 2015 - 9:52am
After years of preparation and support of Cedar Rapids’ Blue Zones initiatives, Mount Mercy University was recently recognized as an official Blue Zones Worksite. The Blue Zones Project is designed to make healthy choices easier by bringing permanent changes to policy, environment and social networks, leading to lower health care cost trends, higher productivity, improved economic and social vitality, and longer life expectancy.
October 6, 2015 - 3:07pm
Mount Mercy University will welcome President of Cedar Rapids Gives Teresa Davidson to speak about human trafficking on Wednesday, Oct. 7 at 12:30 p.m. in Flaherty Community Room, Basile Hall. Human trafficking is defined as the illegal movement of people, typically for the purposes of forced labor or commercial sexual exploitation. Though statistics vary, the International Labor Organization estimates there are 20.9 million victims of human trafficking globally, including 5.5 million children.