January 16, 2019 - 10:10pm
CEDAR RAPIDS, Iowa – Having dropped the last three, the Mount Mercy Mustangs were looking to get back on track against conference foe, the Clarke University Pride. The Mustangs would control the game for much of the first half with the Pride nipping at their tails. Leading for a majority of the second half, it would slowly slip away as the Pride came out on top 64-56.
January 16, 2019 - 9:38am
What is life really like after Mount Mercy? Get a behind-the-scenes look at how MMU alumni shine with our Instagram Alumni Takeover! Jenny Valliere ’13BA Public Relations/Communications    
January 15, 2019 - 8:46am
What is life really like after Mount Mercy? Get a behind-the-scenes look at how MMU alumni shine with our Instagram Alumni Takeover! John Kalis ’04BS Computer Science/Computer Informatics/Philosophy
January 15, 2019 - 12:15am
FAYETTE, Mo. – The Heart of America Conference basketball schedule was affected by a snowstorm that swept across the Midwest this weekend. A game between the No. 23 Eagles of Central Methodist University and the Mustangs that was originally scheduled for Saturday, Jan. 12 was rescheduled twice before being played tonight. The Mustangs would storm onto the Eagles' home court and take them by surprise as they dominated the first half before the Eagles regathered at the half to make a comeback and snag the conference win 72-61.
January 13, 2019 - 8:50pm
Whitewater, Wis. – With one meet under their belts before the holiday break, the Mustangs returned to action this weekend to get the indoor track & field season officially underway. On Saturday, January 12, the Karl Schlender Invite provided a platform for many Mustang appearances on the podium and personal bests. The men posted a team score of 76, while the women recorded 101 points. Both the men's and women's team placed second behind the dominant NCAA DIII host, UW-Whitewater. On the men's side, many top five performances were recorded in numerous events.
January 10, 2019 - 11:40pm
OSKALOOSA, Iowa – After hosting three consecutive conference games, the Mustangs hit the road for a pair. Taking on the 20th-ranked Statesmen of William Penn University tonight, the Mustangs knew the importance of coming onto the court with everything they had.
Scholarship Day is a great way to earn additional scholarship dollars to attend Mount Mercy University. Scholarships of $500 up to full-tuition are available (renewable for 4 years). Students who are interested in a music or other talent scholarship (art & design, theater, writing) may also audition/submit materials on this day.
Join us for the 2019 Mount Mercy University Career Fair!
Meet prospective employees with the skills and character your company needs. Get connected with students who are seeking internships or about to hit the workforce!


Exclusive opportunities to meet with your next generation of workers


Network with students and alumni in your area of expertise

This annual event celebrates diversity in the student body and highlights the traditions of other cultures through a fun and tasty festival.





Join us in the Sisters of Mercy University Center as we celebrate the Year of the Pig! There will be entertainment, crafts, science experiments, and food for sale!
Sustainable Business in Iowa | Adam Hammes: How Leading Companies Profit from Environmental and Social Responsibilty 
 
Popular culture, public discourse, and the media are pervaded by endlessly reiterated claims that science and religion are incompatible. But do they represent antagonistic worldviews, the one based on reason and evidence, the other on faith and the rejection of evidence? This self-serving misrepresentation depends on mistaken assumptions about what the natural sciences can and cannot explain, as well as on a cartoonish view of "religion" that makes no distinctions among different religious traditions or theological claims.
Although some suggest a conflict between faith and science or faith and reason, some scholars manage to bridge the alleged divide. Members of the Mount Mercy University faculty will talk about how their faith lives and their academic professions coexist.
Led by Dr. Bryan Cross
Assistant Professor of Philosophy, Mount Mercy University
Featuring the Mount Mercy University Band, University Choir, and Chamber/Jazz Singers.
Almost 80 years after the famous 1925 "Scopes Monkey Trial," the teaching of evolution was once again in the courtroom in Dover, Pennsylvania. What is it about the science of evolution that makes it so difficult for many Christians to come to terms with some of its consequences? This talk places this controversy within a U.S. context, but also shows that resources are available within the Christian tradition for a healthy dialogue between science and faith, even with some of the difficult problems raised by evolution.
Dr. Matthew Ashley
On the 20th anniversary of his encyclical Fides et Ratio, we turn to St. John Paul II's conviction that Jesus Christ is not only the answer to who God is, but also to who we are to become. For, in becoming human, God has rendered all human desire and inquiries as channels of encountering the divine. As such, faith and reason, divinity and humanity, now form a harmonic symphony in which the human person can finally find the fullness of what it means to be truly alive, fulfilled, and flourishing.
Fr. David Vincent Meconi, S.J., D.Phil. (Oxon.)
November 1, 2017 - 12:30pm
Mount Mercy University recognizes that hate is not a thing of the past—acts of hate occur not only across the world but also right here on campus. Accordingly, MMU employees and students stand united against hate and reaffirm our Mercy values of compassion and hospitality. Just because we differ from one another does not give us the right to express hate toward one another. Our differences are welcome; hate is not.
September 29, 2017 - 4:13pm
The Robert W. Plaster Athletic Complex is nearing completion. Student athletes began using the fields in early September. Landscaping comprises the majority of work remaining. A grand opening celebration will be held on Saturday, Sept. 30, 2017 at the complex.
September 17, 2017 - 12:00am
Sept. 17th is Constitution Day and President Hamen encourages students to embrace their rights to wish the Constitution a happy birthday!
August 2, 2017 - 1:43pm
Construction continues on the track, soccer, and baseball fields. Upon completion in August 2017, The Robert W. Plaster Athletic Complex will provide a permanent home for men’s and women’s soccer, men’s and women’s track and field, baseball, and softball.
May 16, 2017 - 2:17pm
Crews are hard at work installing artificial turf on the softball and track fields. Upon completion in August 2017, The Robert W. Plaster Athletic Complex will provide a permanent home for men’s and women’s soccer, men’s and women’s track and field, baseball, and softball.
April 28, 2017 - 1:37pm
Dr. Jacob Eisenbach was born in Poland in 1923. After the German army invaded his country in 1939, Jacob’s neighborhood in Lodz, a predominantly-Jewish ghetto, became a fenced-in prison camp. The war tore the Eisenbach family apart, taking his father, brother and sister (his mother passed away prior to the invasion). Only Jacob and his brother Sam survived.
March 6, 2017 - 12:48pm
The Mount Mercy men beat Missouri Valley 91-74 to advance to the Heart of American Conference Championship game. [Keep watching at KCRG.com…]
February 27, 2017 - 1:51pm
CEDAR RAPIDS, Iowa (CBS 2, Fox28) — Mount Mercy's Enactus student group started a project last fall to help clean up the community and provide assistance to an organization affected by flooding in Cedar Rapids. [Keep reading at CBS2Iowa.com…] or [Learn more at mtmercy.edu…]
January 17, 2017 - 9:05am
CEDAR RAPIDS, Iowa (KCRG-TV9) — Today, people all across the country, including here in eastern Iowa, took time today to remember Dr. Martin Luther King Junior. Keep reading at KCRG.com…
November 15, 2016 - 1:14pm
CEDAR RAPIDS, Iowa (CBS2/FOX28) — The meaning behind the anti-Trump protests can sometimes get lost in the noise, so in an effort to support those who are most vulnerable, many people are turning to a quiet act of solidarity. Some have chosen to clip one safety pin on their clothes to support those who might have felt attacked during Donald Trump’s campaign. David Butts, assistant director of diversity and engagement at Mount Mercy University, said it’s part of the ebb and flow of social movements.

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