For five years, Mercer University students have supported the community through the development of special web projects. As part of the curriculum, students in the IT and Informatics program and Software Application Development and Human-Computer Interaction program in Mercer’s...
More than a dozen Mercer University undergraduate students are participating in research at institutions across the country this summer. They’re diving deep into topics such as thermal management, tissue engineering, robotics and more. “It’s been really fun. I’ve made a lot...
When Dr. Carolyn Yackel isn’t teaching mathematics, she’s often using math concepts to create art. She’s been a Mercer University professor since 2001, around the same time she started exploring her interest in mathematical art. For the past year and...
Mercer University engineering students are helping low-income homeowners save money and conserve energy by installing solar power systems on five Macon homes. The solar photovoltaic systems, which homeowners can monitor using an app, will produce enough energy to cover 75%...
Mercer University students don’t have to major in the sciences to discover how chemistry connects to the world around them. Chemistry 110 has become a popular summer course as it provides hands-on lab experiences and makes science more approachable...
Amber Byrd was in class one day when she sketched out an idea for a new product. Now, she’s brought her vision to life, and her product is in the final testing phases.  Byrd, who graduated with a marketing degree...
Two Mercer University Class of 2021 graduates have designed a more efficient, environmentally friendly and affordable generator. Spencer Lowe, an environmental engineering major, and Trenton Williams, an electrical engineering major, founded a company earlier this year that focuses on streamlining...
Seventy-nine years after a young military pilot bartered some of his belongings in exchange for a human shrunken head in the Amazon rainforest, the ceremonial artifact is returning home to Ecuador. Until recently, the shrunken head — or tsantsa, as...
MACON – Mercer University School of Engineering on May 21 presented its latest version of Touch3D Yearbooks to the graduating class at Macon’s Georgia Academy for the Blind (GAB). The 3D yearbook project was initially conceptualized by Dr. Sinjae Hyun, professor...
A Mercer University course has given students the skills and knowledge to digest science fiction films and better understand what they say about the world. Dr. Cameron Kunzelman, coordinator of fellowships and scholarships and a 2012 Mercer graduate, taught this...

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