News Archive

April 23, 2014 - 7:45pm
MARION, Iowa -- The Mount Mercy men's golf team won its own invitational on Tuesday and will head into next week's Midwest Collegiate Conference Championships having won three straight events.
April 23, 2014 - 11:15am
CEDAR RAPIDS, Iowa -- With the regular season winding down, the Mount Mercy softball team took a critical step toward home field advantage in the first round of the Midwest Collegiate Conference Tournament with a sweep of AIB on Tuesday at Tomahawk Park.
Celebrating international culture during the Multicultural Fair at Mount Mercy University
April 23, 2014 - 10:47am
Mount Mercy University invites the community to share in its Multicultural Fair on Thursday, April 24, from 3-5:30 p.m. in the University Center Commons. The fair showcases the rich histories of cultures represented in Mount Mercy's student body, as well as promotes peace as a counter-culture initiative.
April 21, 2014 - 11:15pm
CEDAR RAPIDS, Iowa -- William Penn came from behind to win the opener and Mount Mercy returned the favor in game two as the Statesmen and Mustangs split a Midwest Collegiate Conference baseball doubleheader at Ken Charipar Field.
April 17, 2014 - 10:00pm
LA CROSSE, Wis. -- Mount Mercy's three-game winning streak ended in the opener, but the Mustangs came back to win game two and earn a split with Viterbo (Wis.) in Thursday's Midwest Collegiate Conference softball doubleheader.
Shakespeare Festival at Mount Mercy University
April 17, 2014 - 2:40pm
Mount Mercy will celebrate Shakespeare Festival April 22-26. The week-long fest is a unique collaboration between members of the music, English, and drama departments aimed to honor Shakespeare’s 450th birthday. Tony Nickle, adjunct faculty in the music department, started the project as a part of the Voice Recital Series, a concert series that features professional opera singers.
April 15, 2014 - 4:00pm
MARION, Iowa -- The Mustang women's golf team picked up its fourth win of the 2013-14 season, claiming the team title at a rain-shortened Mount Mercy Spring Invitational at Hunters Ridge Golf Course.
April 13, 2014 - 11:25pm
Mustangs compete at Western IllinoisMACOMB, Ill. -- The outdoor season continued for the Mount Mercy track & field teams at the Lee Calhoun Memorial Invitational over the weekend at Hanson Field.
April 12, 2014 - 9:20pm
WAVERLY, Iowa -- Mount Mercy won its second straight tournament and senior Ryan Schrimper took medalist honors after a 5-under-par 67 in the final round of the Wartburg Spring Invitational this weekend at Centennial Oaks Golf Course.
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. 

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