MACON – The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) has awarded a team of four Mercer University students a People, Prosperity, and Planet (P3) grant in the amount of $14,986 for a project to treat residential gray water for sub-surface landscape...
Mercer University School of Medicine (MUSM) professors Dr. Bryant Smalley and Dr. Jacob Warren received a $1,000,000 grant from the federal Health Resources and Services Administration for a comprehensive prevention, treatment and recovery initiative to combat opioid overdose in...
By Marlene Goldman It all started with a toothache. Then came a root canal and a prescription for pain that sent the 30-something pharmaceutical sales rep into the downward spiral of addiction. He soon became a “seeker” and used his...
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 technology contests are invited to participate...
A Mercer University research team hopes to improve relations between residents of an Atlanta community through a new online newspaper.  Dr. Arla Bernstein, assistant professor of communication in the Department of Liberal Studies at Mercer’s College of Professional Advancement (COPA),...
MACON – Mercer University Master of Science in Engineering student Mónica Resto-Fernandez will receive the 2019 William Brewster Snow Award from the American Academy of Environmental Engineers and Scientists (AAEES) on April 25 in Washington, D.C. The award has been presented...
Have you heard of the bottle flip challenge? Well, it turns out that this fun challenge can help you understand physics concepts like mass, gravity and momentum. Fill the bottle 1/4 to 1/3 full with water and flip it, holding...
Some Mercer students can add working with the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) to their resumes.  For the past five years, students in Dr. Pam Brewer’s usability classes have assessed DHS websites. Dr. Brewer, technical communication professor in the School of...
SAVANNAH – Dr. Robert Visalli, associate professor of microbiology and chair of the Department of Biomedical Sciences in Mercer University School of Medicine, was recently selected to lead the American Society for Microbiology (ASM) Undergraduate Research Fellowship Program. ASM offers the...
Dr. Michele Prettyman is teaching Mercer students how to find their voices as storytellers and appreciate the stories that others have to tell.   This is the fourth year that Dr. Prettyman, assistant professor of media studies and Africana studies, has...

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