MACON – Mercer University juniors Sachin Khurana and Jack Xhemali were recently selected to present at the second World Congress on Undergraduate Research (WCUR) to be held May 23-25 at the University of Oldenburg in Germany. WCUR aims to bring...
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...
SAVANNAH – Mercer University second-year medical student Malcolm Velasco received a Benjamin H. Kean Travel Fellowship in Tropical Medicine to conduct research in The Gambia in West Africa this past summer. He was one of 21 fellows selected this year...
Since fall 2015, Mercer’s Visionary Student Panel (VSP) has helped bring big ideas for addressing real-world problems to life. An initiative of the University’s Quality Enhancement Plan (QEP)/Research That Reaches Out office, VSP started out as a crowd-sourced program...
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...
Technical communication students in Mercer University’s School of Engineering recently had the unique opportunity to participate in an international collaborative project with France’s Université de Paris to promote virtual teaming and research. The 10-week project was shepherded by Dr. Pam...
From computer programs that assist in medical decisions to innovative crop-cultivating techniques to software that analyzes military intelligence, computer science is embedded in a growing number of careers today. Demand is high, and opportunities are plentiful for people with...
MACON – Rising Mercer University senior Matthew Halbert and rising junior Caroline Kittrell each received $5,000 Undergraduate Summer Student Research Awards in Diffuse Intrinsic Pontine Glioma (DIPG) from local nonprofit organization Joshua’s Wish and are spending the summer studying...
Mercer University has converted its 10th annual Breakthroughs in Engagement, Arts and Research (BEAR) Day to a virtual format during the COVID-19 pandemic in order to showcase outstanding student research and special projects. Students were invited to submit their work...

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