Share your love for Mercer University this holiday season by giving a gift created by a Mercerian. Whether you’re buying presents for Christmas, Hanukkah, Kwanzaa or just because, The Den’s 2021 Holiday Gift Guide is sure to have something...
The nighttime sky will put on a lengthy show for those willing to stay up late — or get up early — on Friday morning. An almost-total lunar eclipse will be visible across North America before dawn Nov. 19,...
This year marks the 40th anniversary of the nation’s first reported cases of the disease that would later become known as AIDS. Over the past four decades, Mercer University professors have contributed to the research of the disease while providing...
Sitting in a community meeting in Juliette in early 2020, Evey Wilson Wetherbee was struck by the emotion that filled the room. Residents living near the unlined coal ash pond of Georgia Power’s Plant Scherer were scared, angry and...
From computer programs that assist in medical decisions to innovative crop-cultivating techniques to software that analyzes military intelligence, computer science is embedded in a growing number of careers today. Demand is high, and opportunities are plentiful for people with...
This summer, a group of Mercer University professors gathered to learn evidence-based and inclusive teaching practices. Now, they’re putting that knowledge into action in their classrooms and sharing it with colleagues.  Thirty-two faculty members in the College of Liberal Arts...
This past spring, Mercer University students learned skills for designing and sharing visual data and put that knowledge into practice through a project with local clients.  Two classes, technical communication 376 and 676, were combined to create a new hybrid...
Before the McAfee School of Theology opened in fall 1996, the founding faculty members faced their first challenge: They needed to create the school. With only seven months before the arrival of the inaugural class, they sat around a table...
A Mercer professor is part of an interdisciplinary research team that has developed a device that can test for COVID-19 at earlier stages and provide instant results.  Dr. Sahar Hasim, an assistant professor of biology whose research specializes in microbiology...
For nearly two decades, a Mercer University professor and his students have been finding ways to use water more efficiently. Gray water research led by Dr. Philip McCreanor, environmental engineering professor and director of the Engineering Honors Program, has...

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