Posts Tagged ‘art’

Student art spotlights a caring heart as the best medicine a healthcare professional can give

Student art spotlights a caring heart as the best medicine a healthcare professional can give
Keva Fawkes works on one of the 150 ceramic IV bags. What happens when you combine the creativity of art students with the compassion of nursing students? At Mount Mercy University, you find a wall covered in 150 ceramic IV bags that proudly display how an education steeped in Mercy Values equips nursing...
Summer 2014 | On Campus | Read More

Professor Emeritus Gilmor publishes career monograph

Professor Emeritus Gilmor publishes career monograph
Mount Mercy Professor Emeritus Jane Gilmor published a career monograph of her work as an Iowan artist: I’ll Be Back For The Cat in fall of 2012. In addition to local appearances, Gilmor made an appearance in New York City at A.I.R. Gallery alongside art historian Joy Sperling for a book signing in...
Spring 2013 | On Campus | Read More

Giving voice to the voiceless

Giving voice to the voiceless
Can a piece of art be a window into a terminally ill child’s hopes and fears? Can it enable you to imagine what it would be like to be homeless? Can it serve as a tool to reach the community? Mount Mercy Professor of Art Jane Gilmor’s work can, and it has. She has impacted students and the community...
Spring 2010 | Academics | Read More

Name on the Big Screen

I had the opportunity recently to travel to New York City over the Thanksgiving holiday. Specifically, I was in Brooklyn visiting my sister-in-law.  While on our trek through Brooklyn for a variety of sundries, I had the pleasure of seeing a name I recognized. I wasn’t expecting to see a “familiar...
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The Process Begins Anew…

There is always a (brief) lull following the publication of an edition of the Mount Mercy Magazine. Lately, however, the lull is more of a cat-nap than a restful slumber. The 2008-09 President’s Report just hit homes earlier this week and already our staff is meeting to flesh out story ideas for...
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