Academics

Golobics' Generosity Benefits Students
Academics / Winter 2009

Golobics' Generosity Benefits Students

In GreatAmerica Leasing’s Human Resources Department, Tony and Magda Golobic have proudly hung the dozens of thank you notes they have received from Mount Mercy students. In the past five years the Golobics have given 40 named scholarships to Mount Mercy students, in the hope that the students will remain […]

Education Major Gets a Taste of England
Academics / Winter 2009

Education Major Gets a Taste of England

The opportunity for Mount Mercy students to study abroad is often easier than they might think. Of course, having your college’s president flex his overseas connections on your behalf doesn’t hurt. Just ask Stephanie Klein, a senior education major from Solon, Iowa. Klein’s dream was to study in Europe for […]

Service pilgrimage leads professor to ask questions about faith
Academics / Fall 2008

Service pilgrimage leads professor to ask questions about faith

Melody Graham was perched on a hilltop overlooking a majestic valley that — had she been in the United States — would have been land that only Hollywood stars could afford. Instead, in November 2007, Graham found herself sharing a blanket with an impoverished and dying African woman in a […]

Internships: Real-World Experience
Academics / Summer 2008

Internships: Real-World Experience

Graphic Design Students Lend Talents, Create Marketing Campaign for Local Non-Profit For the past 10 years, Professor of Art Bob Naujoks has encouraged his students to share their graphic design talents with the community by working on public service projects and volunteer endeavors. This past year, through a connection with […]

Bernstein encourages student exploration & research
Academics / Feature / Summer 2008

Bernstein encourages student exploration & research

When Professor of Biology Neil Bernstein finished his doctoral work in 1982 and was ready to begin his career, he realized that Mount Mercy would be an excellent institution in which to teach, focus on his research, and make a difference in students’ lives. Twenty-six years later Bernstein is a […]