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Mercyhurst education department donates 230 gifts to needy children | December 10, 2012

Faculty and students of the Mercyhurst University Education Department loaded their personal vehicles with more than 200 toys this morning and set forth for the Kids Café, 310 E. 10th St., to deliver the fruits of their annual holiday initiative, The Giving Tree.

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Cast your vote: Help Mercyhurst | November 28, 2012

Just when you thought the big races were over and the voting frenzy had passed, along comes another competition. But this one will be music to your ears as Mercyhurst University’s Carpe Diem Academy and the Greater Erie Youth Symphony Orchestra (GEYSO) compete for a $15,000 grant to provide free violin lessons for children in Erie’s inner-city.

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Mercyhurst University announces inaugural doctoral program | October 23, 2012

It may sound cliché – if you build it, they will come – but nothing could be truer than at Mercyhurst University, where this small school in the corner of northwest Pennsylvania has built an internationally renowned archaeology institute, the largest intelligence studies program in academia and a winning Division 1 hockey program. Roll in a public opinion polling center whose polls are garnering local, state and national attention and a new public health program that is likewise gaining ground in national and international arenas, and you have – as President Dr. Tom Gamble likes to say – “an institution on the move.”

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Mercyhurst study aims to identify sucralose levels in beach water | October 10, 2012

Faculty and student researchers at Mercyhurst University continue to investigate the presence of potentially harmful chemicals in the beach waters of Presque Isle State Park and have added a new one to their list: sucralose. A chlorinated form of sucrose found in artificial sweeteners, sucralose is used in an estimated 4,500 products ranging from Halloween candies to diet sodas.

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Mercyhurst strengthens lifeline for struggling inner-city K-2 pupils | October 08, 2012

It’s not a new idea. But in an age of big budget cuts in education, when there’s hardly enough money to fund the regular school day, extended day learning centers are getting a closer look at helping low-performing schools meet state and local academic standards.

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Mercyhurst sportsmed works with NFL on managing spinal injuries | September 17, 2012

Mercyhurst sportsmed works with NFL on managing spinal injuries

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A season of ‘firsts’ at the new CAE | August 28, 2012

As a former U.S. Department of State Foreign Service Officer, Mercyhurst intelligence studies faculty Arthur Mills has held assignments in Latin America, Africa, Europe and South Asia but when he crosses the threshold of Mercyhurst University’s new Center for Academic Engagement (CAE) on Wednesday, Aug. 29, he’ll be making history of another kind.

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Mercyhurst University unveils new Center for Academic Engagement | July 14, 2012

The northern view from Mercyhurst University’s new high-tech Center for Academic Engagement (CAE) overlooks a vista encompassing the city and Lake Erie, combining a landscape and academic environment that is engaging in every way.

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Award-winning food writer headlines annual Colloquium of the Americas | April 29, 2012

Award-winning food writer Laura Schenone headlines Mercyhurst University’s 4th Biennial Colloquium on the Americas –“Food and Foodways in the Americas” – slated for April 13-14 on the Erie campus.

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Mercyhurst Lenten program looks at death from various perspectives | April 05, 2012

Faculty members from Mercyhurst University will gather March 29 to share views on death from a variety of perspectives.

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