A dozen Mercer students recently used their microbiology knowledge to help spread awareness about proper COVID-19 self-testing procedures.  Dr. Jia Fei, visiting instructor in the Department of Mathematics, Science and Informatics in the College of Professional Advancement (COPA) at the...
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...
A Mercer University professor's podcast highlighting women in science, technology, engineering and math has been recognized among the best in its niche. Dr. Sabrina Walthall, associate professor of science in the College of Professional Advancement, hosts the “STEM Lab Podcast,”...
Two Mercer University College of Pharmacy students pursuing their Ph.D. degrees in pharmaceutical sciences have been recognized for their research. Ahasanul Hasan and Smital Patil won first place in the basic research and pre-clinical research categories, respectively, at the Southeast...
First-year medical students took a break from their textbooks recently to learn about mindfulness and compassion through music. On March 8, Mercer School of Medicine hosted an all-day, interactive workshop, titled “Nurturing the Inner Healer,” on its three campuses.  The...
A group of Mercer University students recently won first place and $10,000 in the nonprofit category of the inaugural Southern Conference Entrepreneurship Challenge. Mercer was among nine colleges that competed in the event at the Tommy and Victoria Baker...
For nearly seven years, Mercer University has been a key partner in the United Way of Central Georgia’s Read United initiative. Each year, 200 Bears serve as Read2Succeed tutors to Bibb County elementary school students, helping them to improve...
As a teacher for the past 16 years, Sean Splawski has brought outside-the-box, high-energy lessons to the table. He always knew he was doing something unique in his classrooms, and driven by his research at Mercer University, he created...
Fifty future educators got an in-depth look at a local school district during a recent field trip. Mercer University’s Tift College of Education and Bibb County Schools partnered to host Bears in Bibb, and plans are already in the...
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...

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