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Veteran shares life through story & photography at Mercyhurst | October 30, 2012

Despite his firsthand and intimate experience with the horrors of war, Michael Moryc’s real hell began when he returned to civilian life in June of 1969. The Erie native and Mercyhurst University alumnus suffered the symptoms of Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder for more than 20 years before receiving a diagnosis and treatment through the Veteran’s Administration (VA).

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Woodward talk canceled | October 28, 2012

Pulitzer Prize-winning investigative journalist Bob Woodward's talk at Mercyhurst University, scheduled for Monday, Oct. 29, at 8 p.m., has been postponed because of the pending storm, which has resulted in hundreds of flights, including Woodward's out of Washington, D.C., being canceled.

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Lights, Camera, Action... Mercyhurst in the movies | October 17, 2012

The office of Mercyhurst University President Dr. Tom Gamble morphed into a movie set this morning, complete with lights, cameras and plenty of action.

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Mercyhurst dance performances celebrate ‘Freedom Season’ | October 12, 2012

The Mercyhurst University Institute for Arts & Culture announces the Dance Department’s “Freedom Season.” Celebrating the university’s 2012-13 academic theme of freedom, dance performances this year will focus on freedom of expression, freedom to rejoice in the peace of the holiday season, creative freedom and freedom of choice.

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Mercyhurst, Erie Art Museum partner to present ‘An Eerie Halloween’ | October 12, 2012

The D’Angelo Opera Theatre at Mercyhurst University and the Erie Art Museum are combining their artistic resources to present “An Eerie Halloween,” a truly unique Halloween event celebrating music, art and the macabre.

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Wrongfully imprisoned: Bryonn Bain shares true story at Mercyhurst | October 08, 2012

Racially profiled and wrongfully imprisoned during his second year at Harvard Law School, hip-hop activist Bryonn Bain will tell his incredible, true story in a presentation titled “Freedom Denied” at Mercyhurst University on Wednesday, Oct. 24, at 7 p.m. in Taylor Little Theater. Bain’s visit is in keeping with the academic theme chosen for the year at Mercyhurst: Freedom.

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Mercyhurst students, faculty present classic production of ‘Camelot’ | October 02, 2012

Camelot, the timeless tale of King Arthur, Lancelot and the Knights of the Round Table, comes alive on the stage of Taylor Little Theater at Mercyhurst University for three performances Oct. 19-21.

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Millcreek faculty exhibit on display now at Cummings Art Gallery | October 02, 2012

A new show in Mercyhurst University’s Cummings Art Gallery showcases the work of artists who teach visual arts in the Millcreek Township School District.

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Director Amit Ashraf at Mercyhurst to introduce his film, ‘Runaway’ | October 01, 2012

Director Amit Ashraf will be at Mercyhurst University on Friday, Oct. 5, to introduce his film “Runaway,” which is an offering of the university’s On Screen/In Person Film Series, sponsored by the Mid Atlantic Arts Foundation. The screening is in Taylor Little Theater at 2:15 and 7:15 p.m.

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Celebrated jazz guitarist, composer Pat Metheny takes Mercyhurst stage | September 25, 2012

World renowned guitarist and composer Pat Metheny has assembled an extraordinary ensemble for a unique evening of jazz at Mercyhurst University on Tuesday, Oct. 9, at 8 p.m. in the Mary D’Angelo Performing Arts Center.

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