Thanks to a group of Mercer Law students in the 2022 Asylum and Human Rights Clinic, a Kurdish man who was persecuted in Turkey won his immigration appeal in February and recently gained his freedom. The man's initial petition was...
A Mercer University professor is applying his ecological expertise to classrooms, field research and STEM initiatives at a university in Malawi.  Dr. Zipangani Vokhiwa, professor of science in Mercer’s College of Professional Advancement, arrived in the southeast African country in...
Dakota Ellis wanted to be a meteorologist until her junior year of high school, when academic and personal experiences caused her career path to pivot. That year, she was introduced to the natural sciences during a microbiology course, and...
Since 2019, Mercer University students have been getting in touch with their inner child during a course themed around children’s books. Dr. Clara Mengolini, associate professor of foreign languages and literatures, challenges students to delve into the meanings and...
SAVANNAH — Brian H. Childs, M.Div., Ph.D., HEC-C, has been named director of the Carlos and Marguerite Mason Center for Organ Donation and Transplant Education and Policy (the Mason Center) in the Mercer University School of Medicine (MUSM). The...
The emergence of artificial intelligence tools like ChatGPT has created a significant moment in higher education, as academics debate whether the new technology is a danger or opportunity for learning — or maybe a little bit of both.  Mercer University...
Mercer University Minister Dr. Craig McMahan said the University’s overseas work started with “hugging babies and painting walls,” but the program has evolved to include more intentional and impactful work. The Mercer On Mission program to the Dominican Republic is...
A Mercer University professor is wrapping up a successful teaching assignment in Azerbaijan, and she’s using her experiences to develop a new Mercer On Mission program that will immerse students in this country and culture in the future. Dr. Jacqueline...
Three Class of 2023 graduates recently helped plan and execute the Mercer computer science department’s first high school programming contest. Saif Hasan, Everett Reynolds and Andrew Triplett worked with Dr. Bob Allen, computer science professor and chair, on this service...
ST. SIMONS ISLAND — The latest work in a multiyear project by a Mercer University professor and her students to preserve Gullah Geechee and African American heritage and heritage sites in Coastal Georgia will be showcased 2-4 p.m. May...

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