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April 18, 2016 - 8:16am
Dr. Donald Gurnett, professor of physics and astronomy at the University of Iowa, will present the lecture “The Voyager 1 Mission to the Outer Planets and into Interstellar Space" on Monday, April 18, 7–8 p.m., in Flaherty Community Room, second floor Basile Hall.
April 13, 2016 - 10:12am
Mount Mercy University will host, for the fifth year, ExploreU World of Technology, a week-long summer program which provides role models to middle-school girls interested in science, technology, engineering and math (STEM). Because of the program’s popularity, ExploreU is now offering two sections for newcomers, June 20–25 and July 11–16, and a special session for returning students, June 20–25.
April 11, 2016 - 4:45pm
Mount Mercy University will hold its annual Health and Wellness Fair on Wednesday, April 13, from 2 to 4 p.m. in the Sisters of Mercy University Center. The fair will introduce members of the Mount Mercy University community to the numerous health and wellness resources available around the area. The Wellness Fair has been held at Mount Mercy since 2009. It is co-sponsored by the Health Services, Student Activities, and Recreation and Wellness. The goal of the fair is to increase health awareness through education and prevention in a fun and open environment.
April 11, 2016 - 8:46am
Master’s-level students in Mount Mercy University’s Marriage and Family Therapy program will show their work during the program’s second annual research symposium on Monday, April 11, 4:30–6 p.m. in the Sisters of Mercy University Center Commons, located on main campus.
April 10, 2016 - 9:20pm
April 8, 2016 - 9:31am
Mount Mercy University will welcome award-winning writer and essayist Amy Butcher to speak on April 11 in Flaherty Community Room, Basile Hall. Butcher will speak on her memoir “Visiting Hours” at a 3:30 p.m. Q&A and again during a 7 p.m. reading.
April 6, 2016 - 11:23am
Mount Mercy alumna Kellie Lala ’89 has dedicated much of her recent life to the Tumaini Junior School, a school in Karatu, Tanzania. She raises money for the school from afar, visiting her African friends whenever possible. You can find the full inspiring story—first published in the Spring 2015 Mount Mercy Magazine—here. We asked Lala for an update on the school and her work after receiving the uplifting pictures below.
April 6, 2016 - 8:46am
American artist Robert Shetterly and his Americans Who Tell the Truth traveling portrait exhibit will be on Mount Mercy University’s campus April 4–7. Shetterly will host a Q&A session and artist talk on April 6, and will join classes during the week to discuss his work. The portraits and narratives highlight citizens who courageously address issues of social, environmental and economic fairness. By combining art and other media, the exhibit offers resources to inspire a new generation of engaged Americans who will act for the common good, our communities and the Earth.

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