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.
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...
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...
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...
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...
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,...
When a state programming contest couldn’t happen in person, Mercer University faculty and students rose to the challenge of offering it virtually. Every year, students in third through 12th grades who win at regional...
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...
When she earned her degree from Mercer Law School in 1919, Kathryne Pierce was what today we would describe as a nontraditional student. Macon-born, she was believed to be 36 at the time, married to William E. Jackson, and with...
Many people see music as an integral part of a church service. But not much is known about the actual role it plays in Christian worship.  One Mercer University professor aims to find out.  “Why do we have music at church? Is it entertainment? Is...

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