Since summer study abroad travel was canceled due to the COVID-19 pandemic, Mercer University has found alternative ways to engage students in study abroad programs. One of those is through a Virtual World Tour. Rebekah Anaya, study abroad coordinator for the...
Mercer University art students have created animations to show how the COVID-19 pandemic has been impacting their daily lives. The animations were created in Professor Craig Coleman's digital imaging class using a technique called rotoscoping. Rotoscoping is where the artist...
This fall, 56 Mercer University sophomores will investigate ways to stop the formation of nasty biofilms that cause dental cavities and lead to many hospital-borne infections.  As part of the BOMM program, which combines biology, organic chemistry and mathematical modeling, the undergraduate students research, create and test drug compounds to prevent biofilms from forming.  Biofilm is a...
Nearly half of rural Georgia pharmacists believe a prescription is needed for the life-saving drug naloxone, despite a standing order that none is required, a recent Mercer University study found. The findings indicate those suffering from an opioid overdose could...
Freshmen in Dr. Phil McCreanor’s engineering honors class have adapted toys that will be used in therapy for children with special needs.  The project is an extension of Mercer’s Go Baby Go program. Once a semester since fall 2016, students...
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...
Mercer faculty members just wrapped up a whirlwind spring semester that was anything but normal. Amid the COVID-19 pandemic, they had one week in March to transition all their courses to an online format, with some requiring some major...
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...
In recent weeks, Mercer students, faculty and staff have been faced with the task of transitioning to online coursework in the wake of the spread of COVID-19. For many, this looks like a series of recorded lectures and synchronized class...
Mercer University faculty Dr. Vicki Luther and Dr. Laura Simon share a passion for creating inclusive classrooms, and they hope to pass their knowledge and ideas on to others through a podcast.  Dr. Simon, assistant professor of sociology, and Dr....

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