A dozen Mercer University students are preparing to pitch their bright ideas for changing the world, with hopes of receiving funding to put them into action. Mercer’s Quality Enhancement Plan/Research That Reaches Out office is hosting its annual Visionary Student...
The Atlanta Science Festival returns this year with two weeks of science-related activities for curious children and adults.  The festival, which Mercer University and the Mercer Health Sciences Center have sponsored each year since its inception in 2014, will take place March 13-27 and includes more than 80 virtual, self-guided and outdoor...
Dr. Briana Stenard, assistant professor of management and entrepreneurship in Mercer University’s Stetson-Hatcher School of Business, recently won the 3E Excellence in Entrepreneurship Awards Competition sponsored by the United States Association for Small Business and Entrepreneurship (USASBE). Each year, USASBE...
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...
Research is often based on a simple premise: identifying a problem and developing a solution. Become an inventor by thinking of a real-world problem you would like to solve. To complete the mission, sketch and label your invention on a...
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 it for teaching? Is it an attractant? Is it to...
Did you know that the oldest discovered fossils show life on Earth began more than 3.5 million years ago? Create your own fossils by making a simple dough of 1 cup salt, 2 cups flour and 3/4 cup water.Form the...
Thirty-six Mercer University students are studying, stocking and cataloguing books for Little Free Libraries in Macon. Dr. Tom Bullington, lecturer of liberal arts at Mercer for three years now, developed this new service learning project for his Integrative Curriculum (INT)...
Dr. Amy Nichols-Belo wanted her students to share their writing and research not just with her but with the larger world.  The fall semester was the second time she taught Gender and Health (GHS/ANT/WGS 345) at Mercer University, but it...
A Mercer University professor is being honored for the innovative way he gives feedback to his writing students.   Dr. Jared Champion, assistant professor of writing and interdisciplinary studies in the College of Professional Advancement, creates videos on Canvas and YouTube for his students.  The videos have...

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