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Bernstein and Ochs named first ever Sustainability Fellows
On Campus / Spring 2012

Bernstein and Ochs named first ever Sustainability Fellows

As Mount Mercy continues to keep green initiatives top of mind, a new fellowship has been established to give sustainability initiatives in the classroom even more room to run. Professor of Biology Neil Bernstein, Ph.D., and Professor of English Joy Ochs, Ph.D., have been named the 2011–12 Educating for Sustainability […]

From the Editor

The Mount Mercy Top 10 List for 2009

It’s that time of year. I don’t mean ugly holiday sweater parties, Christmas, Festivus, Kwanza, Channukah or New Years. I submit to you that there is a new “holiday tradition”: Top 10 Lists. They are truly ubiquitous. I’m sure you’ve noticed that all of the major (and minor, for that […]

On Campus / Fall 2009

Charting a course to carbon neutrality

More than 30 years ago — long before sustainability, green technology and renewable resources were buzzwords — the Sisters of Mercy heralded an environmental movement on campus that is growing and thriving. In 1978 the Sisters planted more than 300 trees and shrubs on campus, followed by 290 more the […]

Healthy Home-Grown Harvest
On Campus / Fall 2009

Healthy Home-Grown Harvest

Eggplant, squash, sweet corn, strawberries, peppers, broccoli — these are just some of the healthy fruits and veggies that consumers have at their disposal by choosing the countryside over the corner grocery. Community Supported Agriculture farms (CSAs) are an attractive option for consumers who want to purchase a “share” of […]

Going Green With Grease
Feature / On Campus / Fall 2009

Going Green With Grease

Grease is greener than it seems. Learn how Mount Mercy is powering up and moving away from petroleum.

Academics / Winter 2009

Honors Student Tackles Acadia National Park

Mount Mercy’s honors students are known as outside-the-box thinkers and ambitious learners. For Morgan Filbert, a senior English and history major from Cedar Rapids, his experience as an honor student took on new meaning when he traveled to Acadia National Park in Mount Desert Island, Maine last summer for an […]