Where Exceptional Begins

Making Mount Union Home

Posted on May 23rd, by University of Mount Union Students in Campus, Service. Comments Off on Making Mount Union Home

By Rebecca Cooper ’18

The first time I stepped onto Mount Union’s campus, it seemed huge and unnavigable. I was only sixteen years old, fumbling around a world that I felt was meant for people much older and more mature …

Thoma’s Travels | Vol. I Beijing

Posted on May 18th, by Jim Thoma in Professors, Study Abroad. Comments Off on Thoma’s Travels | Vol. I Beijing

image3 (2)Good day folks, I hope that your summer is going well!

Right now, I am in my hotel room at the Beijing Sports University – watching the Cavs game live on TV. Isn’t technology just amazing sometimes? Over the weekend,

Not All Criminal Justice Majors Want to Be Police Officers

Posted on May 9th, by University of Mount Union Students in Career Path, Classes, Hands-on Experience, Internships. Comments Off on Not All Criminal Justice Majors Want to Be Police Officers

By: Alexis Gram ’16

My junior year of high school, I attended a CSI Camp at Waynesburg University in Pennsylvania, and from that moment forward I knew I wanted to work within the criminal justice system. I have always had …

The Best Things to Know When Applying for Scholarships

Posted on May 2nd, by University of Mount Union Staff in Scholarships and Financial Aid, Value. Comments Off on The Best Things to Know When Applying for Scholarships

by: Angela Duraine, Financial Aid Representative at UMU

Do you want free money to help you pay for college? Outside scholarships are a great way to get help paying for school and the best part about them? They don’t have …


The Vegetarian Diaries Vol. V: Top 3 Objections to Veganism and Why They Are Misguided

Posted on April 27th, by Adam Infantino in Campus, Food. Comments Off on The Vegetarian Diaries Vol. V: Top 3 Objections to Veganism and Why They Are Misguided

The Grand Journey to Veganism 

So as the titles of these blog posts would imply, I am a vegetarian and not entirely a vegan (yet). But recently I have been cooking and eating as vegan as possible. That is to …

Who Was Prince?

Posted on April 22nd, by James Perone in Expert Voices, Professors, Research. Comments Off on Who Was Prince?

Who Was Prince?

James Perone, Ph.D., Associate Dean of the Faculty and the Margaret Morgan Ramsey Professor in Music at the University of Mount Union, is the author of “The Words and Music of Prince” as part of the Praeger


The Vegetarian Diaries, Vol. IV: Potato Black Bean Tacos

Posted on April 14th, by Adam Infantino in Campus, Food. Comments Off on The Vegetarian Diaries, Vol. IV: Potato Black Bean Tacos

Who doesn’t like tacos? They’re easy to make, don’t require a lot of ingredients, and super delicious! I’m particularly fond of this recipe because it’s super minimalist; only 5 ingredients!! I’m partial to recipes that don’t require a lot of …


Ways to Avoid (and Lose) the Freshman Fifteen

Posted on April 9th, by Kristin Werstler in Facilities, Food, Helpful Offices. Comments Off on Ways to Avoid (and Lose) the Freshman Fifteen

It happens to the best of us. Even when we come to college with those oh-so-good intentions of using the workout center and eating clean at the glorious salad bar in the dining hall, so many of us loose track …

How to travel with 25+ Girls

Posted on April 5th, by Alex Camp in Study Abroad. Comments Off on How to travel with 25+ Girls

Mount Lax takes on Puerto Rico
Spring Break 2016
Screen Shot 2016-03-09 at 9.28.37 AMIt’s 2:30 AM in Alliance, OH as we load up the vans with our matching purple lacrosse backpacks and clip on our team fanny packs (Yes, we have those.) to depart …

Feeding an English Major’s Wanderlust at the Sigma Tau Delta International Convention

Posted on April 4th, by Kristin Werstler in Hands-on Experience. Comments Off on Feeding an English Major’s Wanderlust at the Sigma Tau Delta International Convention

I gazed out to constellations of bright lights scattered across downtown Minneapolis. I managed to get a hotel room on the 24th floor, and as the sun set the city retaliated by creating it’s own bright light, which gave