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Most Pennsylvanians oppose arming teachers, new Mercyhurst poll says | February 11, 2013

A majority of registered voters in Pennsylvania rejects the controversial proposal of arming teachers in schools, according to a new poll released today by the Mercyhurst Center for Applied Politics.

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Intel students get 'dress for success' tips from fashion merchandising | February 11, 2013

Steve Zidek, assistant professor for the Institute for Intelligence Studies at Mercyhurst University, invites Abbey Rowe, fashion instructor for the Department of Fashion Merchandising, to talk to his students about how dressing the part could help them land a job.

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Mercyhurst PSI initiates training in 'active shooter response' | February 06, 2013

The wave of mass shootings across the U.S., most recently at Sandy Hook Elementary School in Connecticut, has prompted the Mercyhurst University Public Safety Institute (PSI) to develop a program aimed at teaching individuals how to survive and lead others to safety in the event of an active shooter incident.

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Rotary, Mercyhurst collaborate on third ethics forum, scholarship | February 04, 2013

Juniors from 12 area high schools will convene on the campus of Mercyhurst University Tuesday, Feb. 26, for the third annual Rotary Club of Erie Ethics Symposium, organized in partnership with Mercyhurst’s Evelyn Lincoln Institute for Ethics and Society.

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AIM summer program gives students on autism spectrum college 'preview' | January 16, 2013

For the fourth year in a row, Mercyhurst University will offer a residential summer program designed to enable college-bound teenagers with Asperger’s and high-functioning autism to test the waters of university life.

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AIM Summer Program

Tis the season for 'Taste or Waist' | January 08, 2013

Mercyhurst University is challenging you put your taste buds to the test. The annual “Taste or Waist” food fair is scheduled for 11:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. Jan. 16 in the Carolyn Herrmann Student Union.

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Ethics institute illuminates link between computers, Congo conflict | January 07, 2013

For all the convenience and satisfaction you derive from your cell phone, computer and portable music player, it’s hard to imagine that using these products could be fueling atrocities in the eastern Congo.

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Area high school musicians converge for Tri-State Music Festival | January 02, 2013

Outstanding high school musicians from around the region will converge at Mercyhurst University for the 13th Tri-State Music Festival, beginning Friday, Jan. 11.

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Mercyhurst announces 2013 dining series at new Marriott Café | January 02, 2013

If you’re considering a New Year’s resolution to help trim some extra holiday pounds, you may want to hold off for just a few weeks so you don’t miss the 2013 dining series at The J.W. and Alice Marriott Café.

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Grant furthers Mercyhurst research for human pathogens in Great Lakes | December 12, 2012

The presence of Cladophora in the Great Lakes, including phosphorus-rich Lake Erie, is an age-old problem that has found its way back onto the radar of scientists, including Mercyhurst University biologist Steven Mauro, Ph.D.

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