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...
More than two dozen Mercer Bears participated in a history-making moment this summer in South Korea. The fifth annual Mercer On Mission (MOM) trip to the country included a new component, as participants assisted the Korean Army in its...
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...
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...
https://youtu.be/MGZFQzW9bMg Two men sit inside the cockpit of a C-5 plane, checking its many gauges as they fly the course. It feels like a real flight, but they’re actually safe on the ground at Robins Air Force Base (RAFB).   The front end...
They could have lived on the Mercer campus with their peers, but two students chose to take up residence among an older and wiser crowd this year.   Junior Ava Nguyen and senior Elise Colquitt are the first two Bears to...
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...
Research published by a Mercer professor and graduate student is shedding light on a hidden health-care issue.   The December 2018 issue of academic journal AIDS and Behavior featured a paper co-authored by Dr. Antonio Saravia, associate professor of economics and director of...
Dr. Frank McNally is looking for an answer that hasn’t yet been found.  “We’re working on the frontier, and we don’t know what we’ll find out there,” he said. “New physics always comes from pushing the boundaries.” For Dr. McNally, an...
MACON – Mercer Innovation Center (MIC) today announced its fourth class of fellows – four new businesses that will launch with funding and support from the MIC – in addition to two companies-in-residence that will be provided office space and additional...

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