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Spring “Greening”

By: Sophie Ramsey

Hey ‘Ders! We’re used to being Purple all year, but we also have a chance to be Green Raiders all year round and take care of our planet, too! It can be difficult being a student, sibling, …

Face Your Fears: Mount Students Calm Anxiety While Riding Roller Coasters

Posted on December 22nd, by University of Mount Union Faculty in Academics, Campus, Classes, Expert Voices, Hands-on Experience, Involvement, Professors, Research, Return on Investment, Studying, Value. Comments Off on Face Your Fears: Mount Students Calm Anxiety While Riding Roller Coasters

This story appears in the Exceptional Education section of the Fall/Winter 2016 edition of the Mount Union Magazine. 

dsc_6390By Dr. Kevin Meyer, Associate Professor of Psychology, Neuroscience and Human Development

As I write this, I am ten days from arriving …

Off the Grid: The Wilderness Trip Celebrates its 41st Year

This story appears in the Exceptional Education section of the Fall/Winter 2016 edition of the Mount Union Magazine. 

screen-shot-2016-12-22-at-10-52-42-amThis year marks the 41st anniversary of the wilderness trip and the associated class, an experience many students and alumni hold near …

What Does it Mean to Be a Regula Scholar?

If you have ever participated in a community service event through Mount Union, then you have probably heard of the Regula Center. The Ralph and Mary Regula Center for Public Service and Civic Engagement at the University of Mount Union, …

Ralph Regula’s 92nd Birthday Celebration – A Regula Scholar’s Perspective

This past Friday, December 2, I had the unique opportunity to attend the 92nd birthday celebration for retired Congressman and Mount Union alumni, Ralph Regula. As a member of the Regula Scholars, a collection of students modeled off of Ralph …

A Chat with April Mason

Name: April Mason, PhD
Major: Biology
Graduation Year: 1977
Original Hometown: Akron, Ohio
Where Living now: Manhattan, Kansas
Job Title/Employer: Provost and Senior Vice President of Kansas State University

Professional Life
When I graduated from Mount, I got a master’s …

Before, During and After the Interview: The Diary of an Internship Expert Part Two

As the job market grows more and more competitive, internships are becoming a very valuable asset to any resume. Many employers want potential applicants to have a few years of experience before they’ll hire them, and internships are a great

6 Ways to Find (Awesome) Internships

Whether you’re a seasoned senior or a first year student, internships are essential to having a fun and successful career.  Not only do internships help you build your resume and let you gain hands-on experience, they also let you see …

How Lucky Are We to Have This Experience?

Posted on March 3rd, by University of Mount Union Students in Academics, Hands-on Experience, Study Abroad. Comments Off on How Lucky Are We to Have This Experience?

AT trip to Europe days 3–4: visit to WWII cemetery, Maastricht, ultrasound diagnostics, Lindt Chocolate Factory

Hi everyone, my name is Mary Claire Chester and I am a sophomore in the athletic training program at the University of Mount


Marketing Magic

Posted on June 15th, by Justin Lepley in Academics, Classes. Comments Off on Marketing Magic

Looking back on my first year here at Mount Union, the class that stands out the most in my mind is Marketing 200. Taught by Professor McConnell, this introductory marketing course had a lot to offer. Lively and entertaining, …