MACON — Mercer University School of Medicine Associate Professor Ilana Chefetz Menaker, Ph.D., received funding from the Kaleidoscope of Hope Ovarian Cancer Foundation to study early biomarkers of ovarian cancer to improve detection and prevention of the deadly disease....
As a high school student, Sarah Boyer knew she wanted to do research as soon as she got to college. And she knew Mercer University would be the best place for her to do that.  During her freshman year, Boyer...
A Mercer University professor is being recognized for her innovative teaching techniques that allow students to apply their knowledge in engaging and fun ways. Dr. Briana Stenard, associate professor of management and entrepreneurship in the School of Business, is...
For many, clean water comes as easily as the turn of a faucet knob. However, roughly 2 billion people in the world lack access to this resource that’s essential to their life, health and food supplies, according to the...
MACON — Mercer University will hold its 14th annual Breakthroughs in Engagement, Arts and Research (BEAR) Day on April 18-19, on Mercer's Macon campus to showcase outstanding student research and special projects from the College of Liberal Arts and...
A total solar eclipse will sweep across North America on April 8, and some Mercerians are teaming up to help others observe it safely and understand the science behind it. Viewing parties will be hosted on the Macon and...
SAVANNAH — A Mercer University School of Medicine student won first place in a NASA poster competition for a project judges deemed most innovative and likely to enable human exploration of space. Fourth-year medical student Sean Jackewicz described his project...
Dr. Philip Gallagher is working to make online communication more useful, usable and accessible for everyone, regardless of their sensory or physical abilities. Through his independent research as well as projects involving students, he is helping to improve user...
Millions of people in developing countries rely on artisanal and small-scale gold mining to feed their families. And while they produce 20% of the world’s gold, the use of mercury in the process comes at great cost to their...
The National Cancer Institute awarded a grant to a Mercer University professor to develop first-in-class medicines to fight an aggressive form of breast cancer.

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