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News from Mount Mary

Mount Mary University has a lot to talk about -- special events, interesting faculty, creative campus -- you'll find it all right here.

January 18th, 2017

While Mount Mary classes were between sessions, one student took this opportunity to conduct talking circles with students at three MPS schools.

January 18th, 2017

Amanda Cibulka, English major and fine art minor, walks us through her experience in the latest Marian Gallery exhibit featuring local artist Tom Berenz.

December 30th, 2016

Dr. Christine Pharr, a higher education administrator with more than 20 years of experience, will assume her duties as president in July 2017.

December 17th, 2016

Mount Mary University’s campus was a winter wonderland, as graduates and their families celebrated Commencement. The ceremony marks the graduation of 121 students from summer and fall 2016 terms.

December 7th, 2016

On the 75th anniversary of the bombing of Pearl Harbor, Mount Mary history students are viewing the event as a thread running through a complex tapestry of world events.

November 29th, 2016

Tanya Keenan, a Mount Mary University instructor who excels at engaging students in core English composition classes, has been named the faculty commencement speaker for Mount Mary's winter graduation.

November 20th, 2016

Mount Mary University was pleased to welcome Japanese faculty from Nanzan University to discuss study abroad exchanges.

November 20th, 2016

"Post-truth? Sure it is having its day, but it is a mere sapling." Paula Reiter, chair of the English program, tells us about the Oxford English Dictionary's word of the year: post-truth.

November 10th, 2016

Girl Scouts spend an evening with professors (and pizza). A group of 150 Girl Scouts came to Mount Mary to explore campus. And explore they did.

November 8th, 2016

Best-selling author Laura Ruby talks about her published work and process with writers, students.

October 17th, 2016

Students at Mount Mary University are hoping to inspire a commitment to the voting by staging "pollposals," and formally asking one another to vote.

October 14th, 2016

For the fourth year in a row, Mount Mary is hosting the Soles for Catholic Education Walk, and event that brings together over 8,000 people in support of Catholic education.

October 3rd, 2016

Alumnae and students alike come together, during the week of October 2, to celebrate Homecoming Week at Mount Mary University.

September 21st, 2016

Prospective students researching their college options are invited to a free Wisconsin Education Fair from 9 to 11 a.m. Tuesday, Sept. 27 at Mount Mary University.

September 14th, 2016

For years, sisters Chris Benson and Sally Oloizia of Brookfield have met up with Mary Olson of Hartland on the Sunday after Labor Day, waiting for the sun to come up and the Starving Artists' Show to begin.

September 12th, 2016

This year will mark the first time Mount Mary University, a campus with over a hundred years of history, will open up its doors for Doors Open Milwaukee.

September 7th, 2016

This summer, Haley Coleman embarked upon a study trip to China as one of 20 students in the U.S. selected by the Congressional Black Caucus Foundation.

September 7th, 2016

As the formal welcome to the University, Investiture serves as the first bookend in a student's academic career. At this time students receive a candle, symbolizing the light of learning.

August 26th, 2016

Bread can take many forms, yet the breaking and sharing of bread is a universal act. Mount Mary faculty, staff and administrators reflected upon how something so rich in diversity can unite us all.

August 19th, 2016

Mount Mary University was awarded a $2.6 million grant to establish a scholarship program for master's students in the field of counseling to promote diversity among mental health providers.

August 19th, 2016

The violence of the past weekend has saddened us all. As a university, sponsored by the School Sisters of Notre Dame, we are called to address the divisions in our city and in our world with audacity and hope.

July 27th, 2016

A university professor in Indianapolis, an international volunteer, a Chicago health care CEO and Mount Mary University's president have just been announced as some of the Alumnae Association's Madonna and Tower Award winners.

June 15th, 2016

Cynthia LaConte, '84, was named one of Milwaukee's 29 most influential women of 2016. To honor LaConte's entrepreneurial spirit, our faculty members are offering a customized coaching session for a local business.

June 10th, 2016

How the theories of theater, poetry, theology, and martial arts can make us stronger leaders.

June 1st, 2016

If you've ever dreamed of starting your own business and being your own boss, it turns out you're not the only one. Self-employment ranks third on the list of employers of Mount Mary alumnae.