Mercer University nursing students got out of the classroom and into local communities this spring to educate residents on health-related issues.
A discovery by a Mercer research team could have great potential for the aerospace industry in the future. Mechanical engineering professor Dr. Alireza Sarvestani and a team of students have designed a novel polymeric material that can withstand extreme weathering conditions and is capable of self-healing. 
On the banks of the Chattahoochee River, America’s most picturesque medical school campus opened its doors in January to welcome more than 70 first-, third- and fourth-year medical students. Mercer University School of Medicine was founded in 1982 as a...
Feedback provided by Mercer technical communication students has played a part in improving U.S. Department of Homeland Security (DHS) websites, including the newly redesigned DHS.gov.  This is the sixth year that Dr. Pam Brewer’s students have conducted usability studies for...
Dr. Laura Boman, assistant professor of marketing in Mercer’s Stetson-Hatcher School of Business, recently co-authored “Less Light, Better Bite,” a research paper that received international media attention for its findings about how lighting impacts the taste of food. Dr. Boman...
A Mercer University study examining the efforts of four groups that work with immigrant and refugee youth sheds light on the factors that contribute to the programs’ success. The yearlong study, sponsored by AmeriCorps, examined Notre Dame Mission Volunteers AmeriCorps...
A Mercer student organization hopes to make the college experience easier for LGBTQ+ students with a new training.  Members of Common Ground, Mercer’s official LGBTQ+ (lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, questioning and/or queer, and others) and ally group, launched a voluntary sensitivity training...
A Mercer professor is part of an interdisciplinary research team that has developed a device that can test for COVID-19 at earlier stages and provide instant results.  Dr. Sahar Hasim, an assistant professor of biology whose research specializes in microbiology...
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...
Seventy-nine years after a young military pilot bartered some of his belongings in exchange for a human shrunken head in the Amazon rainforest, the ceremonial artifact is returning home to Ecuador. Until recently, the shrunken head — or tsantsa, as...

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