SAVANNAH — A Mercer University School of Medicine student won first place in a NASA poster competition for a project judges deemed most innovative and likely to enable human exploration of space. Fourth-year medical student Sean Jackewicz described his project...
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...
Mercer theology students have been renewing their connection with nature and tapping into their creative side through a unique new course offering.   “Creation Theology, Spirituality and the Arts” was designed by Dr. David Garber, associate professor of Old Testament and Hebrew, who has...
Mercer University Stetson-Hatcher School of Business will host the second annual SoCon Entrepreneurship Challenge at the Mercer Innovation Center’s Smisson Complex on the Macon campus on March 31 and April 1.  The SoCon Entrepreneurship Challenge, a product of the Southern...
Mercer University technical communication professors and students will be able to take their usability testing and research to the next level with an innovative mobile lab.  The Technical Communication Department already has a research lab outfitted with computers, cameras and...
Mercer University College of Pharmacy’s Ajay Banga, Ph.D., has received funding from the National Institutes of Health CounterAct Program to develop topical treatments to help combat suffering and death from arsenicals-based chemical warfare agents. Dr. Banga and his research team...
A Mercer University club is starting to make a name for itself at competitions while giving students real-world experience in the field of cybersecurity.  The CyBears cybersecurity team was formally established in spring 2022 but has been around in a...
Millions of people in developing countries rely on artisanal and small-scale gold mining to feed their families. And while they produce 20% of the world’s gold, the use of mercury in the process comes at great cost to their...
MACON – A group of researchers led by Dr. Francis Kirera, assistant professor of anatomy at Mercer University School of Medicine, conducted three weeks of field research in December at a recently discovered early human site in the Central Highlands...
From tailgaters to a James Beard semifinalist, home cooks and restaurant chefs around the country are using the KUDU Open Fire Grill. The KUDU grill is the brainchild of Mercer University School of Law alumnus Stebin Horne. While visiting South...

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