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Traveling Far. Thinking BIG
Archives / Feature / Spring 2011

Traveling Far. Thinking BIG

It has been said that all the world is a book, and that those who do not travel read only a page. Though nestled comfortably in the heartland of Iowa, Mount Mercy University students are discovering greater opportunities to travel outside the Midwest.  Students are taking advantage of the experiences […]

On Campus / Summer 2009

Mount Mercy Awarded Fulbright Scholar-in-Residence

The addition of a Fulbright Scholar-in- Residence for the Fall 2009 and Winter 2010 semesters will add to Mount Mercy’s unique blend of international students and faculty. Dr. Libor Práger, a professor at Palacky University in Olomouc, Czech Republic, will teach English and film studies courses. The Fulbright Board awards […]

College Cements Focus on International Experiences
Academics / Winter 2009

College Cements Focus on International Experiences

  Today’s college students are increasingly seeking a higher educational experience that prepares them for the global marketplace, and recent developments at Mount Mercy ensure that students will have greater access to international programs and courses. With the addition of a director of international programs, a revamped international studies major, […]

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 […]