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...
A Mercer University professor spent two weeks this summer excavating a prehistoric site in Kenya where a skull fragment of an early human ancestor was found late last year. Since December 2018, Dr. Francis Kirera, an assistant professor of anatomy...
A Mercer University education professor is helping future teachers rediscover the joy and childlike wonder of science. In her class, EDUC 421: Science for All Learners, Dr. Meenakshi Sharma, assistant professor of science education in the Tift College of Education,...
Mercer University College of Pharmacy’s Raquibul Hasan, Ph.D., has received funding from the National Heart, Lung and Blood Institute to study two novel targets in blood vessels that may lead to improved understanding of how statins work in the...
Mercer University alumnus Chris Scrivner was at work when he got a call about a three-legged puppy that needed some help. The dog was missing a paw, and would he make a prosthetic leg for him? “I said, ‘Yeah, absolutely,’” recalled...
As a rising senior at Mercer University, Felix Lin interned in the business office of Middle Georgia-based Blue Bird Corp., a leading designer and manufacturer of school buses. That led to a part-time job there during his senior year and...
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%...

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