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Then and Now: Nursing Education at Mount Mercy
Academics / January 2017

Then and Now: Nursing Education at Mount Mercy

Mount Mercy has always been at the cutting-edge of nursing education, and nothing could be more necessary today as we enter a time of immense change in health care.

Professor’s poetry uncovers gruesome history
Academics / On Campus / Fall 2015

Professor’s poetry uncovers gruesome history

As a poet, I’m always on the lookout for anything that might contain the seed of a poem. Often I find ideas sprouting right in my own backyard, but this past summer, funded by a summer scholarship grant, I followed a potential poetic trail to the Angola State Penitentiary in […]

A Story Untold: Senior history project introduces student to late grandfather’s heroic past
Academics / Feature / Summer 2014

A Story Untold: Senior history project introduces student to late grandfather’s heroic past

On June 6, 2014, our nation remembered the 70th commemoration of D-Day and honored the few remaining veterans who experienced WWII. For one recent Mount Mercy alumnus, this year’s passing of the Omaha Beach anniversary carried with it a meaning more profound than he could have imagined. What started as […]

Campus reflects on how WWI made today through a series of events this fall
On Campus / Summer 2014

Campus reflects on how WWI made today through a series of events this fall

Last year, Associate Professor of Communication Joe Sheller began exploring ways in which the campus community could reflect upon the 100th anniversary of the “war to end all wars” – World War I. “The response was enthusiastic,” Sheller said. “Numerous faculty members from many disciplines, as well as key staff members, […]

Unearthing an Education
Alumni / Winter 2009

Unearthing an Education

Field work in England sparks unexpected interests for one Mount Mercy student Kim Wasney is likely the only Mount Mercy graduate ever to assist in the excavation of an ancient brewery on the site of a current sheep pasture in England. Wasney, who graduated in 2008 with a degree in […]