Dr. Edward Perkins is a builder and an engineer, but probably not the kind you’re thinking of. Developing synthetic chromosomes is the life work of this Mercer University School of Medicine professor. For the past 15 years, he’s been working...
Christopher Rice was tired of his cellphone charger breaking. So the Mercer Innovation Center fellow took matters into his own hands and created "Angled," an attachment that prevents the cable from breaking in the first place. Angled, a small circular...
Dr. Amy Nichols-Belo wanted her students to share their writing and research not just with her but with the larger world.  The fall semester was the second time she taught Gender and Health (GHS/ANT/WGS 345) at Mercer University, but it...
The Computer Science Department is helping spread holiday cheer on Mercer University’s Macon campus.  Students and faculty in the department have erected two Christmas trees out of strands of LED lights and programmed them to change colors using different effects.  The first tree, located on the overhang of the parking...
Research by a Mercer University biomedical engineering professor and students has been featured on the cover of the journal Materials.  Dr. Joanna Thomas, who is also coordinator of undergraduate research for the School of Engineering, co-authored the paper about 3D-printed...
Support a fellow Mercerian this holiday season by shopping from businesses owned by Mercer University alumni, students, employees and Innovation Center fellows. Whether you're buying presents for Christmas, Hanukkah, Kwanzaa, another holiday or just because, these Mercerians are sure...
A Mercer University professor is being honored for the innovative way he gives feedback to his writing students.   Dr. Jared Champion, assistant professor of writing and interdisciplinary studies in the College of Professional Advancement, creates videos on Canvas and YouTube for his students.  The videos have...
Frustrated with the traditional durags they were using to care for their hair, Jabril Edmondson and DeShun Gilchrist decided to make their own — and do it better. “We wanted to improve on three main things: convenience, compression and comfort,”...
About two weeks before Mercer University Opera was set to perform Donizetti’s comic opera, “Viva la Mamma!,” the University sent students home due to COVID-19.
A Mercer University professor is working to bridge the gap of understanding between veterans and civilians through one of her courses this semester. The 19 students in Dr. Katherine Roseau’s Integrative Studies (INT) 201: Building Community class have been...

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