Post Tagged with: "research"

Defeating stereotypes with truth about autism
Academics / Fall 2015

Defeating stereotypes with truth about autism

The role of a parent is not one that is easy, and it certainly does not come with a guide book. At best, parents are guided by the people around them, and to build a successful family relationship, couples must lean on each other for support. But even with a […]

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 […]

Healing the cure + the disease
Academics / Fall 2015

Healing the cure + the disease

The diagnosis and subsequent treatment of cancer can be a long and painful process. At times it almost seems like the cure is worse than the disease, but many healthcare professionals today are working feverishly to help patients make it through these physically and emotionally difficult times. Dr. Jen Lee, […]

Making an impact — in the field + on the field
Academics / Athletics / Fall 2015

Making an impact — in the field + on the field

For Mount Mercy University sophomore and Cedar Rapids native Meleah Baloch, turtles and turf are opening whole new worlds of learning. The gifted biology major is also an accomplished soccer player with aspirations of becoming a neurosurgeon. Mount Mercy provides the perfect setting for science and soccer. Baloch spent the […]

Mount Mercy’s ‘Pathways to Scholarship’ Quality Initiative increases faculty/student partnerships
Academics / Spring 2013

Mount Mercy’s ‘Pathways to Scholarship’ Quality Initiative increases faculty/student partnerships

Through its successful Quality Initiative, Mount Mercy’s campus has seen an increase in faculty-student partnership in addition to individual research projects. Mount Mercy received approval from the Higher Learning Commission (HLC) for its Quality Initiative project, Pathways to Scholarship. The university is participating in the launch of a new HLC […]

Pathways to Scholarship Festival keeps research center stage
Academics / Archives / Summer 2012

Pathways to Scholarship Festival keeps research center stage

With a record-breaking number of research projects and an even more impressive turnout of visitors, Mount Mercy’s annual Pathways to Scholarship Festival on May 2 exceeded expectations. Students in a variety of majors were given a platform to showcase various academic and creative works, including student-faculty research partnerships. Panel sessions, […]