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Assistant Professor of Mathematics presents at Midwest Undergraduate Math Symposium
April 11, 2014 - 1:46pm
Dr. Jitka Stehnova, assistant professor of mathematics, will be a plenary speaker at this year’s Midwest Undergraduate Math Symposium (MUMS) in Indianola on April 11, 2014. MUMS is one of the largest math conferences in the region, and is designed to foster student engagement and growth in the realms of mathematical sciences. Mount Mercy faculty and students have led peer discussion in past years, but the 2014 event marks the first year Dr. Stehnova will address all symposium attendees.
Mount Mercy student Julia Simons in Theatre Cedar Rapids production of Les Miserables
April 10, 2014 - 2:56pm
One Mount Mercy University student is sharing her musical talents with the Cedar Rapids community. Freshman Julia Simons has been cast as Cosette, a lead character in Theatre Cedar Rapids’ production of the world-famous Les Misérables.
April 9, 2014 - 11:10am
CEDAR RAPIDS, Iowa -- Senior center fielder Erica Soppe drove in a pair of runs and sophomore shortstop Carson Burgart added a two-run double in the nightcap as the Mount Mercy softball team split a Midwest Collegiate Conference doubleheader with Clarke on Tuesday at Tomahawk Park.
April 7, 2014 - 4:10pm
RIVERSIDE, Iowa -- Senior Ryan Schrimper finished at 2-under-par and junior Jack South posted a 1-under-par total at the Blue Top Ridge Invitational, leading the 19th-ranked Mount Mercy men's golf team to its second win of the 2013-14 season at Blue Top Ridge Golf Course.
April 7, 2014 - 1:45pm
CEDAR RAPIDS, Iowa -- Mount Mercy had lost six straight heading into Sunday's Midwest Collegiate Conference softball doubleheader with William Penn, but ended that slide in a big way, sweeping the Lady Statesmen, 9-7 and 4-3, at Tomahawk Park.
April 2, 2014 - 9:45pm
CEDAR RAPIDS, Iowa -- The Mount Mercy baseball team got back-to-back wins for the first time this season, sweeping Clarke, 3-2 and 1-0, in Wednesday's Midwest Collegiate Conference doubleheader at Ken Charipar Field.
MFT student at the Olson Marriage and Family Therapy Clinic
April 2, 2014 - 9:17am
Almost all adults can recall some instance of brushing up against a bully during childhood. These kids usually took on the role of the tough guy who shoves kids to the end of the line at school, or perhaps a gossip who spreads vicious rumors about her peers.
March 31, 2014 - 4:40pm
BLUFFTON, S.C. -- The Mount Mercy women's golf team faced some stiff competition in its spring season opener on Friday, squaring off with a pair of top-15 teams at the Old South Challenge at Old South Golf Links.
March 31, 2014 - 1:53pm
Mount Mercy University Assistant Professor of Business Dr. Dina Clark traveled to the 2013 Annual Meeting of the Academy of International Business – Southeast USA Chapter in Atlanta  to present “The Challenge of Implementation of International Financial Reporting Standards: Russian Case” on Oct. 26, 2013. International Financial Reporting Standards (IFRS) are intended to streamline business affairs into a language that is understandable at a global level.
Guest speaker Zach Wahls, author and advocate
March 31, 2014 - 1:47pm
Mount Mercy University will welcome Iowa City author and marriage equality and family advocate Zach Wahls to campus on Wednesday, April 2 as part of the university’s Social Work Reads program.
Assistant Professor of Chemistry Joe Nguyen
March 31, 2014 - 1:38pm
Assistant Professor of Chemistry Joe Nguyen, Ph.D. will receive the Distinguished Iowa Science Teaching Award during an Iowa Academy of Science banquet in Fort Dodge on April 11, 2014. Professor Nguyen was nominated by Mount Mercy colleagues in recognition of his exemplary work and innovative teaching style. Nguyen, a distinguished researcher, joined Mount Mercy’s faculty in 2010 and has received numerous honors during his academic career including the Ray Q. Brewster Teaching Award. 
March 28, 2014 - 11:25am
CEDAR RAPIDS, Iowa -- The Mount Mercy softball team is back in the Midwest and ready to jump into conference play after going 5-3 on its spring break trip to Florida.
March 27, 2014 - 2:09pm
When the Pomp and Circumstance March is over and the tassels have switched sides, what happens next? Mount Mercy University and TaxACT are teaming up to educate soon-to-be college grads on the next chapter: life after graduation. “There are several things students aren’t entirely sure about when they leave the routines of college life,” stated Josie Takes, Mount Mercy alumni relations coordinator. “This day-long event is designed to help them collect valuable information before they leave Mount Mercy and enter the workforce.”
March 27, 2014 - 10:30am
SPRINGFIELD, Ill. -- After battling inclement weather and unplayable field conditions for nearly two weeks, the Mount Mercy baseball team got back on the field yesterday, taking on Benedictine-Springfield (Ill.) in a non-conference doubleheader at Lanphier Park.
Director of Campus Ministry William Mulcahey
March 27, 2014 - 9:28am
Director of Campus Ministry William Mulcahey taught Class XVII in the Archdiocese of Dubuque, “The Four Gospels of the New Testament,” at Covenant Medical Center in Waterloo. The Feb. 2014 class of 22 contained 11 candidates for the permanent diaconate. Mulcahey has also lead two educational retreats. On Dec. 31, 2013, he hosted the Sisters of Mercy and Mercy Associates at Sacred Heart Convent for their traditional end-of-year retreat day. The topic was transitioning into the New Year with the Gospel according to Matthew and the joy of the Gospel by Pope Francis.
March 25, 2014 - 4:27pm
Three writers from Mount Mercy University’s English department read portions of their in-progress memoirs at NewBo Books on March 13, 2014. Professor of English Mary Vermillion, Adjunct Writing Specialist Benjamin Thiel and Adjunct Writing Instructor Kim Flugga-Ciha ‘11 shared as part of the store’s March is for Memoirs celebration.
March 20, 2014 - 9:03am
Joy Ochs, professor of English and honors program director, has been granted a Mellon Fellowship and will travel to India in June 2014 to attend the ASIANetwork Faculty Enhancement Program (ANFEP). The three-week seminar and field study will examine rapid globalization, environmental threats, and cultural responses in the Indian cities of Chennai, Bangalore, and Hyderabad. ASIANetwork is a consortium of North American colleges working to strengthen Asian studies within liberal arts. Ochs looks forward to incorporating her learnings at Mount Mercy.
March 19, 2014 - 4:00pm
When Michael Kutcher ‘02 graduated from Mount Mercy with degrees in management and finance, he didn’t plan on a career in public speaking.  After an eye-opening encounter with a five-year-old living with pronounced cerebral palsy – a condition Kutcher shares in mild form – Michael decided to let life lead him toward his true calling: motivational speaking.
March 18, 2014 - 10:00pm
ADDISON, Ill. -- The Mount Mercy women's bowling team made a move on day two, but couldn't climb high enough to advance to the final round of the xbowling Intercollegiate Team Championships. The Mustang women finished sixth, the men 11th at Stardust Bowl.
March 17, 2014 - 10:35pm
KANSAS CITY, Mo. -- The Mount Mercy men's golf team is 19th and the Mustang women's squad received votes in the first NAIA rankings of the season.

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